2013-14 Goals & Objectives
Goal 1: 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 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. Promote increased council-unit counterpart direct communications
Objective 4. Continue unit leader mentoring program and organize training programs.
Goal 2: Promote and increase membership.
Objective 1. Engage units in promoting National and CA State PTA membership campaigns.
Objective 2. Support the units in proper reporting and the ongoing reporting of members at all levels.
Objective 3. Extend membership opportunities to the community at large.
Goal 3: Communicate information about our programs and other programs of interest to the community, to PTA units, parents and teachers using a variety of communication tools including social media, etc..
Objective 1. Maintain the council website to make it a useful resource for PTA leaders.
Objective 2. Expand use of social networking 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.
Goal 4: 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 area of educational inclusion and diversity throughout our council.
Objective 2. Encourage the use of welcoming committees and other tools to promote family engagement.
Goal 5: Provide Parent & Community Education Programs, Special Needs Programs, Legislative Advocacy Program, Sister School Program, the National PTA Reflections Program, Scholarship & Awards Program, Health & Wellness Program, Safety Program and Street Smarts Program.
Objective 1. Identify and encourage future leaders through involvement on council committees.
Goal 6: Continue to support implementation of Common Core Standards and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Math and the Arts) education in the district.