As a member of California State PTA, you advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. Here are a few extra perks of membership available exclusively to PTA members like you!
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Important changes to the Google Express coupon code to protect the value of PTA membership
This back-to-school season, Google Express provided California State PTA with coupon cards with the code “CAPTA25” to allow PTA members to save $25 off their first purchase through Google Express. The response has been very positive and we received some great feedback from our PTA members.
However, the code was shared online with non-PTA members and fraudulent activity was found. To protect the integrity of our PTA-member discount program, Google Express had to discontinue the “CAPTA25” code. This means the people we care most about — our PTA members — have been impacted and can no longer take advantage of this coupon code.
In order to ensure all PTA members receive this benefit, Google Express will be providing unique a coupon code to each PTA member directly. Please ask your PTA members to complete this online form by December 31 in order to take advantage of the back-to-school discount promotion. (Please note, members who already redeemed the “CAPTA25” code will not be able to redeem a second coupon using this new process.)
On behalf of Google Express and California State PTA, thank you for your patience and flexibility. Questions or ideas? Reach out to us at GoogleExpressPTA@google.com.Shop these stores and more at Google.com/Express:
Since launching in June 2014, Yoobi has provided free school supplies to impact the lives of over 2 million kids, and we’re just getting started! Join the cause! PTA members can use code “CPTA10″ to receive 10 percent off* a purchase at www.yoobi.com or Yoobi Retail Stores. For every Yoobi item you purchase, a Yoobi item will be donated to a classroom in need, right here in the U.S. It’s that simple.
* 10 percent off your purchase. Offer cannot be applied to previous purchases, redeemed for cash, applied to the purchase of gift cards, or combined with any other offer. One per customer. Discount applies to pre-tax, full-priced merchandise. Void where prohibited or taxed.
AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC
The Aquarium in Long Beach offers field trips for students at a reduced price! Students have the opportunity to touch sharks, sea stars, sea jellies and more while making observations and discoveries. Fifty-minute classroom programs led by Aquarium educators in five different spaces are available to engage, excite and inspire students to explore. Admission is just $6 (summer and fall season) or $7.50 (Feb 1 to May 31) per student. Classroom programs are an additional $4 per student. To make a reservation, call (562) 590-3100.
PTA members can save time and money with Boxed. Boxed delivers bulk-size groceries, household, classroom essentials, kids’ products and more at low prices with no membership fees. Shop online at www.boxed.com or on your phone or tablet using the free Boxed app.
- No wholesale club or membership fees.
- Big sizes and even bigger savings on everyday essentials and hard-to-find favorites.
- Fast and free shipping on your first order (and most orders ship free after that too).
- Best-in-class customer support.
PTA members get 15 percent off and free shipping on your first order using code PTABOXED. *First order only, maximum discount of $30.
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
PTA members save time and money purchasing discount tickets online at www.calacademy.org/etickets2! Just use sales code “CAPTA.” Sales codes are space- and case-sensitive and first-time users must set up a profile before ordering. Explore how Earth’s most dazzling elements shape the world we know today at “Gems and Minerals Unearthed.” View a giant crystal quartz specimen up close, discover how fluorescent minerals glow under UV light, and discover how these natural wonders have influenced ancient and modern cultures around the world. Learn how humans have used and transformed these materials throughout history to create the world we live in. Exhibits are included with general admission.
‘Tis the Season for Science open from November 23 through January 2! Celebrate the festive, winter season at the California Academy of Sciences’ annual holiday exhibit. Live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, immersive mini-dome shows and more will return to delight visitors of all ages. Open Thanksgiving and Christmas Day! Click for a complete list of important dates for 2016-17. Exhibits are included with general admission.
ENTERPRISE CAR RENTAL
California State PTA members save with Enterprise! PTA members are eligible for a fixed, discounted rate on all cars. Wherever you travel, whenever you travel, and no matter when you make your reservations, you’ll always receive the same low rate, depending on the vehicle you rent. And you can go directly to the business line to pick up your car. Enterprise also makes it fast and easy for California State PTA members to make arrangements for car rental needs. Make your reservation now with your PTA discount when you reserve at this PTA members-only link. If you have any questions, please contact Enterprise at (916) 787-4500.
LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium offer exclusive PTA member discounts!
PTA Family Field Trip. Visit LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium for only $52 per adult or child. That’s more than 50 percent off the regular price of $117 for adult admission and $105 for child admission. Must be reserved and pre-paid by phone, so call (760) 438-5346 and have your school name ready (minimum purchase 6 tickets).
PTA Members in California Kids Go Free online! Through December 31, 2016, visit www.legoland.com/ptadiscount to purchase one full paid adult admission to LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium and receive one free child admission. Enter discount code “15031.” One-day tickets are valid for a visit through December 31, 2016. For more information, you can download a special flier to share with your fellow members.
COMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS
Bring the power of the internet to more students and families through www.internetessentials.com. Qualifying households in Comcast service areas receive discounts on monthly service and free internet training.
While participating in Internet Essentials:
- You get fast home Internet service for only $9.95 a month, plus tax
- You never have any price increases or pay any activation or equipment rental fees
- You can buy a computer at initial enrollment for the low price of just $149.99 + tax
- You can get free Internet training — online, in print, and in person
If one or more of your children are eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program, your household may qualify for Internet Essentials. Learn more about Internet Essentials at http://internetessentials.com.
School APPtitude puts your PTA and your message on parents’ phones. Schools and PTAs throughout California are seeing benefits of going mobile and connecting with parents on their phones! School Apptitude is committing to improving school communications and, as an official California State PTA sponsor, we want to make it even easier for you to get a mobile app at your school! Watch this video to see how your app can help your school. Visit School APPtitude online for more information and get your app launched in a few short weeks!
Planning for back-to-school nights, fall fundraisers or seasonal potlucks? Use SignUp.com to coordinate volunteers and boost parent participation. California State PTA members get a FREE premium upgrade (up to a $300 value) when you register a new account at SignUp.com/GoPTA. Take a tour and register your account today!
THE VIA FOUNDATION
The Via Foundation is committed to helping schools become heart safe. Visit www.theviafoundation.org to find out about their discounts on AED packages for your school, heart screening events for teenagers and other fundraising opportunities.
ADDITIONAL MEMBER BENEFITS FROM NATIONAL PTA
And don’t forget to check out National PTA for additional benefits and perks exclusively for PTA members from AARP, Boxed, Hertz, LifeLock, Lifetouch, MetLife, Quicken Loans, Schwan’s Cares, Staples, Sylvan Learning and TeenSafe.