Calling all advocates! And congratulations to our schools receiving National PTA grants.

From the Desk of John Martin, District 10 Director

Thank you to each and every one of you who attended our Fall Conference this past weekend. As always, South Fulton Council did an excellent job hosting the event at the Teaching Museum South. And a big thank you to our panelists for providing insight on advocacy:

  • Cynthia Briscoe Brown,  Atlanta Board of Education member, Seat 8 (At Large)
  • Dr. Eric Hollinhead, Area Executive Director, Fulton County Schools
  • Dr. Gyimah Whitaker, Area Superintendent, Fulton County Schools
  • Vernetta Keith Nuriddin, Legislative Committee Chair, Georgia PTA


Georgia PTA Advocacy Conference

Date: October 26, 2019
Location: Clayton State University East, Arbor Hall
5823 Trammell Rd, Morrow, GA 30260
Time: 9:30 a.m.

The 2019 Georgia PTA Take Action Advocacy Conference aims to equip, inspire, and motivate advocates to unite as one voice for every child. Invite your administrators, educators, superintendents, school board members, business partners and student leaders to attend. To ensure your seat, register early.
Find more information and register here . ($10 PTA members/$15 nonmembers)

Raising Resilient Kids – A Community Symposium

Date: November 2
Location: Centennial High School
9310 Scott Rd. 
Roswell GA 30076
Time: 8:30 – 4:00

A day of workshops, discussions, and seminars designed to support families in their desire to raise successful, resilient, and healthy people. Come for a free continental breakfast and lunch, hear the keynote speaker, and attend workshops that interest you. There is something for every parent and teen!
Link to flier
Register here (free!)

Local PTAs Win Big With National PTA Grants

Over 3,100 local, council, and district PTAs applied for this fall’s National PTA grants – only about 200 were awarded – and two PTAs that won are from District 10! Congratulations to:

Charles R. Drew Charter School PTA, Atlanta for their STEM+Families Science Festival Grant
sponsored by Bayer

Asa G. Hilliard ES PTA, East Point for their Take Your Family to School Week Grant
sponsored by Office Depot

Send us pictures or share them with us on Facebook!

Save Big at the Georgia PTA Mart

The PTA Mart is holding special sales through November 15. 
Pink t-shirts: $5.00 (Regular price: $10 – 50% off!)
Polo shirts – men’s and women’s – $18 (regular price $20)
Call 404-659-0214 (PTA office) and ask for Ms. Margie 

Charity Connection

Foster Care Support Foundation helps thousands of kids in Georgia who are being cared for by someone who is not their biological parent. The organization is seeking 1,000 people to donate $25 or more per month to sponsor a child. Will you help by setting up an automatic donation through your local bank bill-pay system or through the PayPal and be a sponsor for a child?


John Martin
District 10 Director, 2019-2021

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