Council PTA Training

Spring 2018 Officer & Chair Training

The Plano ISD Council of PTAs will be hosting PTA Officer & Chair Training on 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Plano ISD's Sockwell Center

9:00 - 9:45 PTA Annual Meeting with Local PTA Awards and Council Board Installation
9:45 - 11:15

Training Sessions for the following: 
Treasurer, Volunteers, Legislative/Advocate, Parliamentarian, Arts in Education/Reflections, Secretary, Communications, Programs/Healthy Lifestyles, and Passion for the Purposes

11:25 - 12:35

Lunch and Learn presented by Yvoone Booker, with the Assistance Center of Collin County. 

Don't forget to register for lunch!

 12:45 - 2:15

Training Sessions for the following: 
Membership/Community Membership, Ways & Means, SAGE, Cultural Inclusiveness, Hospitality, Environmental, PT Avenue, Membership Toolkit, and Passion for the Purposes


Plano ISD's Sockwell Center address: 6301 Chapel Hill Blvd, Plano, 75093


Register for Officer & Chair Training




FOUNDATIONS Leader Orientation (FLO) Part II: Serving on a Local Board, through a Council of PTAs.  

The FLO Part 1 training can be found on the Texas PTA website. The link can be found HERE 


The FLO training dates offered by the Plano ISD Council of PTAs for Spring 2018 are:

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Cox Building Conference Room (2nd Floor)
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Cox Building Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Cox Building address is 1517 H Ave, Plano, TX 75074.


Register for Foundations


July 20-22, 2018
Hilton Anatole
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207

Link to Texas PTA LAUNCH


What can you do with your FREE version of PT Avenue?
Watch the "Lunch & Learn" HERE to find out more! 

National PTA Training

National PTA E-Learning Library
In order to access this information you will need to create an online National PTA profile. For assistance with creating a profile or registering for a course, please read the e-learning registration guide. Also, make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements.


Texas PTA Training

Texas PTA online training is available HERE

If you are unable to attend training sessions offered by the Plano ISD Council of PTAs, check this link for training sessions offered by other PTA Councils in our area. TX PTA BASICS training and Foundations Leader Orientation Part 2: Serving on a Local Board, are both standard training written by TX PTA and presented by Councils. The information covered should be similar, regardless of which Council of hosting the training. Please take note of the registration procedure. The process for registration will differ depending on the hosting Council. 

Area training calendar is available HERE 



Do you have board members who are not receiving communication from their Plano ISD Council of PTAs counterpart? If so, they may not be in our database. The information you entered for TX PTA is not readily available to the Council Board for communication, but it is required to be a PTA in Good Standing. Make sure you have entered information for all board members with a Council counterpart in the following.


To get to the place on the council website,  click HERE

  1. At the very bottom of the form is a question, "Are you a Plano ISD PTA President?", choose "Yes"
  2. Enter each of your board members and their contact information - don't forget to enter yourself as President!


Since the Council of PTAs uses this information to contact their counterparts in the local PTAs, only those on your board with a Council counterpart are required. Others may be entered for informational purposes only, if you like.