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  • California State PTA statement on the new vaccination mandate for California students and school employees in 2022

    California State PTA has released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement today of a new vaccination mandate for students and school employees. The state mandate is expected to go into effect by July 1, 2022, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fully approves COVID-19 vaccines for those 12 and older. Additional details are expected in the coming weeks and months.

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  • Zoom Presentation: Assess Your Child’s Academic Progress After a Difficult Year

    We often think of student test scores as the ending point of a student’s learning, a “final score.” But test results can actually be the start of learning. In fact, test results can help you understand how much academic progress your child has made during the ups and downs of the last 18 months of […]

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  • Communications Manager

    General Description: The Communications Manager is an exempt position that performs professional work and reports to the Executive Director. This position manages the association’s daily editorial and communications operations, including editing and writing a range of materials, working with the media, and initiating and implementing public relations, marketing and advocacy strategies. This position works in […]

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  • California State PTA Applauds the Education Package Signed by the Governor July 2021

    California State PTA has released the following statement in response to the education package signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday, July 9, 2021:
    “This education package is great news for students and families in California,” said Carol Green, President of California State PTA. “There is a lot to celebrate in the $123.9 billion TK-12 education package. It includes funding for top PTA priorities including early childhood education, community schools and wrap-around services, universal school nutrition, and mental health services. PTA also supports the return to in-person instruction that includes a robust option for students who may need distance learning for health or other reasons.”

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  • Carol Green Begins Two-Year Term as President of California State PTA

    Carol Green, a dedicated advocate for all children and families, began her term as California State PTA President on July 1, 2021. Green, a passionate volunteer and advocate for children and families, now leads the largest child advocacy association in California as it strives to improve the health, safety, education and welfare of the state’s nine million children.

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  • Director of Programs and Grant Development

    General Description: The Director of Programs and Grant Development performs professional work to advance the goals of California State PTA, with an emphasis on securing, leading and advancing non-dues revenue in the areas of programs and grants. This work includes developing and implementing a nonprofit business model to enhance delivery of the School Smarts Parent […]

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  • Watch the June 17 Webinar: Bridging the Digital Divide

    On June 17, 2021 we held an important and informative webinar about bridging the digital divide, where we discussed the impact of integrating technology into learning, and revealed highlights from the CETF-USC statewide survey on distance learning. Featured speakers included California State PTA President Celia Jaffe, representatives from the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) and Dr. […]

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  • What’s in the Governor’s Proposed Budget for Children and Families? Here’s a Quick Overview

    Governor Newsom’s May 2021 Revise budget, buoyed by an unexpected surge in California’s tax revenues, helps repair the deep budget cuts of the pandemic and allows the state to start to invest more to support children, families and schools.

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