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Santa Clara County, California
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Fall Leadership Training Day
& Association Meeting
with Mini PTA Store & Vendor Fair
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Peterson Middle School
1380 Rosalia Dr., Sunnyvale 94087  [map]


Schedule
  
8:00-8:30 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:15 a.m.
Welcome & Association Meeting
9:15-9:30 a.m.
Break.
9:30-11:00 a.m.
Session 1 Workshops
11:00-11:15 a.m.
Break
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Session 2 Workshops
12:45-2:00 p.m. Lunch, Resource & Vendor Fair
2:00-3:30 p.m. Session 3 Workshops


Registration

Costs: see box in right-hand column.
Note: no registration needed for Association Meeting, PTA Store, or Vendor/Resource Fair.


Please select your workshops below, then:
[Register online] by Tue Sep 6
fast check-in;
pre-printed name tag;
lunch and hard-copy materials guaranteed.
partial and full scholarships available: contact leadership@capta6.org
Or contact leadership@capta6.org
(after Tue Sep 6).

 
Late registrations (after Sep 6) and walk-ins are welcome, but lunch and workshop materials may not be available for late registrants, and scholarships are not available.
 
INCOMING OFFICERS --
Please come to Training Day, so that you will be able to lead next year with knowledge and confidence!

PRINTABLE LIST OF WORKSHOPS
Click here for a PDF that's much easier
to print than this web page!

LANGUAGES
Most workshop materials (handouts) are
available in English and in Spanish.
Please let us know what you need!

COSTS
Preregistration: $20 per person (including lunch).
No refunds after Sep 6. Unpaid preregistered no-shows will receive an invoice for the registration fee.
Late registration (after Sep 6, or at the door) $25.
Training is a legitimate PTA expense.
Scholarships are available, too.
Info: leadership@capta6.org

STATE PTA REGIONAL TRAINING
This year, State PTA is offering a special
Regional Training Day on Sat Sep 24.

Location: Vallejo. Cost: $20. [full details]
Questions: leadership@capta6.org

DON'T SEE WHAT YOU NEED?
No workshop for your position? Need training, but can't come Sep 10? Have questions, concerns, or suggestions?
Please contact leadership@capta6.org.

DON'T go through the entire year without help!
Your Sixth District Board is committed to making sure you have the tools & info you need for a sucessful and fun PTA experience!


PTA Mini-Store & Vendor/Resource Fair

Our PTA Mini-Store & Vendor/Resource Fair will be open throughout the day,
after the Association Meeting.

Note: no registration needed for Association Meeting, PTA Store, or Vendor/Resource Fair.

PTA MINI-STORE
Here are some of the items in stock; these and more will be available.
Be sure to check out the FREE table too!
ABCs of Parliamentary Procedure
Robert's Rules of Order in Brief
PTA Clic Plastic Body Ballpoint Pens
Membership Envelopes:
- English/Spanish, $3/100
"I Joined PTA" labels
"I Joined PTSA" labels
"PTA Volunteer" labels

VENDOR/RESOURCE FAIR
Come & see companies & organizations that can provide
to your PTA items such as resources for parents, families, schools,
& students, opportunities for fund raising and school spirit.



Association Meeting

All PTA members in Sixth District are welcome.
8:30-9:15 a.m.
We will review and approve 2015-2016 Financial Reports.
We will review and adopt a 2016-2017 Budget.





Workshops

For each person, please select a workshop in each session.

Session 1 Workshops
9:30-11:00 a.m.
Session 2 Workshops
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Session 3 Workshops
2:00-3:30 p.m.

President -- Part 1
Excited about your election to the presidency? But a bit nervous also? This two-part workshop will provide the basics of PTA policies, structure and support that are available to help you in your new role. We will help you learn how to lead your PTA successfully and confidently.

President -- Part 2
Continuation of "President -- Part 1".

President  Q&A
  
Attended President training and still have questions? Second year president with specific issues? Considering becoming a president? Bring any and all leadership questions to this workshop to get help.

Money Matter$:
Treasurer Basics -- Part 1
This two-part workshop provides an in-depth discussion of financial procedures. Attendees will be guided step-by-step through an entire financial year. Topics include banking, budgets, money handling, and financial reports. We will explore in detail fundraising, workers’ compensation, and more.
Every council & every unit should try to send one person to both Part 1 and Part 2 of this workshop.

Money Matter$:
Treasurer Basics -- Part 2
Continuation of "Treasurer -- Part 1".


Finance  Q&A
  
Attended Treasurer training and still have questions? Second-year treasurer with specific issues? Need guidance to prepare for taxes? Bring any and all finance questions to this workshop to get help.

Lo Básico de la PTA -- Parte 1
(en Español -- abierto para todos en
la junta ejecutiva entrante y de este año)
Parte 1 y 2 ¿Sabía usted que la PTA ha estado en el distrito de Santa Clara desde hace más de 100 años? Hablaremos de lo que hacen PTAs, cómo podemos hacer una diferencia, la estructura de la PTA, las prácticas básicas de finanzas, y los recursos de la PTA. Vamos hacer un paseo a través del año entero, empiezado con sus planes de programas, presupuesto, calendario y mas.

Lo Básico de la PTA -- Parte 2

(en Español)
Continuación de "Lo Básico de la PTA -- parte 1."

Finding & Motivating
Volunteers
Understanding volunteers: what is different today? How do you recruit them? What do they want and need? How best to appreciate them. Let’s share strategies that have worked at your PTA.

Finance for All Officers
Managing the PTA’s finances is not just the treasurer’s job. Discover how all board members fit into the finance picture. Attendees will understand the importance of complying with federal government standards needed to protect the assets of the PTA.

How to Audit PTA Books
Don’t wait until the end of the year to prepare for the audit. Get simple strategies and tips for making audits a piece of cake! Learn how to plan, conduct and report the outcome of your PTA audit. Reassure your members their resources are being managed in a businesslike manner that complies with all regulations. This workshop is not just for auditors: any officer, especially the president, treasurer and secretary, would benefit from understanding what is required to pass a PTA audit.

Finance for All Officers
Managing the PTA’s finances is not just the treasurer’s job. Discover how all board members fit into the finance picture. Attendees will understand the importance of complying with federal government standards needed to protect the assets of the PTA.

Membership Basics
Watch your PTA membership grow! No need for a green thumb. We'll give you all the tools you need so your PTA membership can flourish. This is a membership basics workshop. We'll help you plant the seeds for a successful membership campaign with fun & easy ideas.

Membership Ideas Exchange
Want new ideas for membership themes? Promotions? How about marketing strategies? Hear what other PTAs are doing to successfully increase their membership. This is an interactive table talk session, and we want to hear from you!

Communicating in Today's PTA/PTSA
Learn how to effectively utilize social media & websites to communicate in today’s PTA/PTSA. Explore multiple forms of social media, learn about best practices for social media policy & gain traffic for your PTA/PTSA. This workshop will give insight to the virtual world of marketing & communications that is proving more effective & reachable for members across the state.

Communicating in Today's PTA/PTSA
Learn how to utilize social media & websites to communicate effectively in today’s PTA/PTSA. Explore multiple forms of social media, learn about best practices for social media policy & gain traffic for your PTA/PTSA. This workshop will give insight to the virtual world of marketing & communications that is proving more effective & reachable for members across the state.

Secretary's Guide: Basics
Whether you use a pen and paper, electronic tablet, laptop, cell phone, or quill, bring it to this workshop and learn how to be the best secretary ever! Get a better picture of what you are required to record during meetings. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of being a secretary.

Historian
The Historian is a cheerleader for PTA, raising community awareness about what the PTA does for the kids and their schools. Our workshop will cover key aspects of the Historian's job so that you'll be well prepared to take on this role.

Parliamentarian
We will discuss the role and duties of the parliamentarian. We will also review unit bylaws. Learn what is in your bylaws and why. Knowing what's in your bylaws can make you a better officer and PTA member. Make your PTA life easier — Get the most out of your bylaws!

e-Bylaws
In this workshop we will briefly review the content of bylaws and standing rules and then we’ll cover the use of the e-Bylaws program and helpful worksheets.

Offer Reflections at Your School
The Reflections workshop provides an interactive, hands-on opportunity to discover what the Reflections Art Program entails: everything from general program information, to implementing the theme search, to celebrating the children’s achievements – this workshop is for everyone!

PTA Advocacy:  It's About the Kids!
What is PTA advocacy all about? Everything from advocating for your own child, to working with our state legislators on policy issues for the benefit of our 9.2 million children throughout California. Get involved!

Advocacy & Elections
  
Get tips on dos, don’ts, & useful approaches for the November election. Find out what CAPTA is doing, & what we can do, with statewide Propositions & local ballot measures. Register, inform yourself, & VOTE!

Advocacy Discussion
We'll discuss the topics that are important in your community; we'll also spend some time planning for this year's Legislative Round Table (Mon Nov 14, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in Sunnyvale).


 

GOT YOUR WORKSHOPS?
Please go to [online registration] to sign up!
Problems with registration?
Please contact leadership@capta6.org.

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