Mark you calendar for Monday, April 3, 2017 at 5:30 PM, the League of Women Voters of Denver will hold a briefing titled "How to get the schools our children deserve."
When: Monday, Apr 3
Where: Montview Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia St, (park in church lot or on street), McCollum Room
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It's not too late! DCPTSA is awarding 10 Buy One Get One registrations to attend the Colorado PTA Annual Convention, April 29-30 in Colorado Springs! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to learn more about the state Convention!
Congratulations to Monica James, President at Denver Green School PTA for earning a trip to the National PTA Convention and Expo, June 22 to 25, in Las Vegas. DCPTSA is paying for the registration fee, transportation, lodging, and food costs, up to $1,000.00!!!
The 2016-2017 National PTA Back-to-School Kit is a set of up-to-date resources to assist PTA leaders as they serve their communities and manage their local units.
The kit includes:
This year’s kit is all digital and completely mobile-friendly. We know you’re extremely busy, that’s why we made sure you can access the kit easily from your phone or tablet. All the information you need is right at your fingertips.
This online Back-to-School Kit is one click away! Visit PTAKit.org to find everything you need.
Congratulations to Bryant Webster Bulldog PTA for winning the October 1 Membership Challenge of $250!
Colorado PTA Vision
Every child's potential is a reality.
Colorado PTA Mission
To promote the opportunity for every child to reach his or her full potential by engaging and empowering families, educators and communities to advocate for all children.
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Denver Council PTSA Position Statement on Healthy Lifestyles
Denver Council PTSA is committed to building healthy students, families and healthy communities and believes that DCPTSA has an important role to play in providing schools, parents, teachers, students and communities with the tools, resources and training to shape healthy school environments.
Denver Council PTSA aims to advance the health of Colorado’s students in fulfilling that commitment. DCPTSA ages to support and advance the health of Colorado’s students, families and community members by:
Research shows healthy habits learned in childhood support proper growth and development of children’s bodies and brains to promote better health outcomes in adulthood. Because mental and physical health are linked to learning ability and because good health is a critical predictor of future productivity, Denver Council supports schools in becoming places of learning that model, institutionalize and advance healthy habits among students in Colorado schools.
Fact: Schools play a critical role in teaching children to become healthy, educated productive citizens.
Fact: Healthy children learn more easily, miss less school, present fewer behavioral problems, have better attitudes and stay in school and graduate
Fact: Healthy children are better prepared to become healthy adults who raise healthy families
Fact: Good nutrition is critical to good health
Fact: Physical activity strengthens children’s bodies, minds and self-esteem and improves mental health and academic achievement
Fact: Comprehensive health and physical education ensures students are resilient, physically literate and given the skills and knowledge to be active for a lifetime
Fact: Parents play a vital role in advocating for and helping schools implement Healthy Lifestyle best practices.
The National PTA mission theme song, "Every Child, One Voice"—performed by Jon Christopher Davis & Annagrey at the 2012 Convention in San Jose—is available at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. You can also download a ringtone for iPhones.
Click on photo to hear "Every Child, One Voice"!
Denver Teachers’ Awards