Posted August 30th, 2013 by Terri McHugh
Northwest Cook Region PTA will offer the following trainings during September. All courses begin at 7 p.m., with registration at 6:45 p.m. Trainings will be held at the District 25 Administrative Building, 1200 S. Dunton Ave. in Arlington Heights.
September 10: PTA Road to Success This course is for everyone. The bylaws require this course for the entire board (chairmen and officers). It will cover the who, what and why of PTA.
September 12: Money Matters 101 This course covers preparing a budget, conducting an audit, fundraising, managing money and bank accounts, electronic banking, treasurer’s financial reports, accountability to members and the government, and how to protect your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. It is suggested that all PTA treasurers and presidents attend, but it would be beneficial for any PTA officer.
September 12: Communications Tips and Tools for Your PTA Email blasts, Facebook, newsletters, Twitter, Pinterest, websites – there are more ways than ever to share news of your PTA. We’ll explore a variety of resources including the new Communications quick reference guide from National PTA. This workshop is for presidents, newsletter editors, corresponding secretaries, publicity chairs, and everyone else whose role involves PTA communication.
September 16: President’s Course Now that you have stepped up to be President, learn what it takes to do the job well! This course will give you the information needed to manage your PTA and have a fun exciting time doing it.
September 18: Council Course This course explains what a council is, how it connects multiple PTAs together and enhances our voice for children, what councils can do for PTAs and its role within the PTA structure. This course should be attended by Presidents and Council Board members or anyone who wants to learn more about PTA.
September 19: Money Matters 201 This course will take you more in depth into some of the legal issues you may encounter as a 501(c)(3) association. It is suggested that all PTA treasurers take this course, but it contains many legal issues, which other PTA officers should be aware of.
Please RSVP to Nicole Fentem, Northwest Cook Region Director, at email@example.com. Walk-ins are welcome, but materials cannot be guaranteed.