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2017 Founder's Day


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Sandra Monaco-Burton, President

Lora Pangratz, First VP

Renee DeBiaseSecond VP

Bruce O. Butz, Treasurer

Carrie Jareed, Secretary

Vacant, VP of Legislation

Robert J. Reschly, Jr., VP of Membership

Joe Voskuhl, Board of Education Representative

Vacant, HCPA Representative

Michelle Bowditch, HCEA Representative

V​acant, Student Representative

Carol Ellis, Reflections Chair

Bruce O. Butz, Scholarship Chair

Tracy L. Worley, Communications Chair

Carrie Jareed, Hospitality Chair

Renee DeBiase, Awards Chair

Robert J. Reschly, Jr.​Bylaws Chair

2016-17 Board of Directors

HCCPTA serves as a link between the local PTAs, Maryland PTA, and National PTA. In this capacity, we:


  • Provide background information on issues affecting children and youth
  • Present an annual Legislative Night during which parents and teachers have the opportunity to interact and get to know our local and state elected officials
  • Provide leadership training workshops for local PTA officers and committee chairs
  • Assist in the formation of new PTAs
  • Maintain a directory of all PTAs in Harford County
  • Publish the HCCPTA newsletter
  • Mobilize PTA membership throughout the county on county-wide, state, and national issues affecting children and youth
  • Testify before the School Board, the County executive, and County Council
  • Present prioritized county-wide educational budgetary concerns to the School Board and County Council
  • Adopt positions on proposed state legislation and work with our elected officials in Annapolis
  • Work with HCPS to provide parent representatives for task forces, study groups, and committees, and disseminate information about changes in the school system, school board policies, and state actions
  • Support the local PTA units individually and as a whole
  • Coordinate the National Reflections program throughout the county

Welcome to the Harford County Council of PTAs!

Who We Are

The Harford County Council of PTAs, Inc. was established in 1939 as a federation of PTAs in Harford County.   read more


National PTA has defined advocacy as the act of mobilizing individuals and local PTAs to work with Maryland PTA and National PTA to improve programs and policies that benefit our youth.  read more

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every child, one voice

Mark your Calendar

The next deadline to submit articles for the HCCPTA newsletter is

August 15, 2017. Email Communications Chair.