Goal I. We will lead unified efforts to advocate and support legislation at the local, state and national levels for the needs of all children. This will be accomplished through the coordination and prioritization of local unit’s concerns and needs. Issues will be presented to the full council in an expedient and unified manner utilizing local unit input. Council must obtain approval of the local units for recommended priorities and actions.
Goal II. We will be a clear, positive and cohesive support resource for local units. This will be accomplished by providing initial and ongoing training and support at the council and local levels for parents, students, teachers, and the community in the areas of advocacy, leadership, and legislation.
Goal III. We will communicate relevant information in a timely manner. This will be accomplished by utilizing communication tools – emphasizing website, email, newsletter, courier, and social networks.
Goal IV. We will notify all local units of every opportunity to represent HCCPTA within the organization and throughout the community. This will be accomplished through the written notification of vacancy opportunities to local unit presidents in a timely manner with a response requested. A list of interested persons will be reviewed and selections will be published.
Goal V. We will prioritize the council budget according to the HCCPTA goals and objectives.
Goal VI. We will advocate for increased involvement in PTA. This will be accomplished by recruiting additional local units and providing tools to aid all Harford County local units in increasing PTA membership.
Goal I. We will participate in at least two countywide events throughout the year.
Goal II. We will assign concerns to appropriate individuals for research, reporting, and resolution.
Goal III. We will continue to improve communications in a timely manner through:
Goal IV. We will strengthen advocacy by increasing our presence in the community through:
Goal V. We will strengthen leadership relationships with locals by:
Goal VI. We will impact the legislative process by:
Goal VII. We will strengthen teacher and administrator awareness and participation in PTA.
Harford County Council of PTAs
every child, one voice