2014-15 Goals & Objectives
Support and empower PTA unit presidents and other board members at our 33 unit PTAs through communication, training, coaching and collaboration.
Objective 1. VP Leadership will work with the Technology Director to develop online training webinars for SRV Council unit board members and promote their use. First year emphasis shall be on mini-trainings related to: Financial Procedures, Running Efficient Meetings, Taxes, Audits, Parliamentary Procedures & Bylaws, Taking Minutes, Running Programs (Insurance Guide) and others as needed.
Objective 2. Utilize current technology and other means to provide opportunities for informal collaboration among unit leaders.
Objective 3. Continue increased council-unit counterpart direct communications.
Objective 4. Continue unit leader mentoring program and training.
Promote and increase membership.
Objective 1. Engage units in promoting National and California State PTA membership campaigns.
Objective 2. Support the units in the timely, proper and ongoing reporting of members through channels.
Objective 3. Extend membership opportunities to anyone in the community.
Communicate information about our programs and other programs of interest to the community, PTA units, parents and teachers using a variety of communication tools including social media.
Objective 1. Maintain the council website to make it a useful resource for PTA leaders.
Objective 2. Provide council board members with training and support for maintaining their committees’ content on the council website.
Objective 3. Expand use of social media sites as an additional means of communication. Establish protocol for posting and updating networking sites. Provide training for the council board on effective use of social media.
Continue building a community outreach program, through collaboration, to address diversity within the San Ramon Valley. Promote appreciation of similarities and differences within our school communities, making schools and PTAs welcoming to all.
Objective 1. Share, evaluate and implement best practices in the areas of inclusion and diversity throughout our council.
Objective 2. Promote the use of welcoming committees and other tools to encourage family engagement and PTA membership.
Objective 3. Collaborate with on-campus student organizations to promote student awareness and participation.
Provide programs: Parent & Community Education, Special Needs, Legislative Advocacy, Sister School, National PTA Reflections, Scholarships & Awards, Health & Wellness, Safety and Street Smarts.
Objective 1. Identify and develop future leaders through involvement on council committees.
Objective 2. Proactively engage unit representatives to promote increased participation on council committees and at their units.
Objective 3. Encourage collaboration amongst council committees.
Continue to support implementation of Common Core Standards; Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM); Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS); and Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) education in the district.