It’s Why Wednesday! Q: Why does the PTA year begin on July 1 for most units?
A: California State PTA recommends a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year is because it is an “academic calendar” year. Most educational related entities (school districts, colleges etc.) use an academic calendar and by using the same calendar, PTAs are better able to seamlessly interact with the schools they work with. This fiscal year also has the benefit of allowing unit officers time to train and plan before the school year begins.
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