CFB ISD Council PTA e-News Archives
CFB Council PTA e-News Archive
Below you will find an archive of CFB ISD Council PTA "Connecting You" newsletters and eNews. Also, in case you missed the council meetings, we're including Helpful Handouts, Notes & More from these.


May 2016 Connecting You (May 2016)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Connecting You May, 2016 President's Message Because that’s what grownups do I’m writing from my childhood home in Northern Wisconsin. I’ve come ‘home’ to give moral support to my dad as my mom, his primary care-giver, undergoes open-heart surgery. It’s May in Wisconsin - frost o

March 2016 Connecting You Newsletter (Mar 2016)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Connecting You March, 2016 President's Message Advocacy Starts Here Several years ago, I was asked to facilitate an Advocacy workshop at a nearby Council training day. Advocacy? I could hear the crickets already. Besides, that’s ‘someone else’s’ job. Someone in Austin. Someone in

January 2016 Connecting You Newsletter (Jan 2016)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Connecting You January, 2016 President's Message The Universal Answer When I first joined PTA, I was struck by how random everything was. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason to when we held meetings. I didn’t really understand the board configuration or its duties. Agenda items

Nominating Committee Guidelines (Jan 2016)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. PTA Nominating Committee Guidelines THE PTA NOMINATING COMMITTEE A PTA can be no more effective than its leadership. The Nominating Committee is a special committee that holds the key to a successful PTA. The committee is responsible for presenting the best qualified nominees for office

Nominating Committee Q&A (Jan 2016)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Nominating Committee Q&A Questions and Answers Q. Can the nominating committee fill one position with two people who are willing to share the duties of the office? A. No. A position may be filled by only one person. If unusual circumstances exist that require more than one person to h

November 2015 Connecting You (Nov 2015)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Connecting You November, 2015 President's Message Volunteering…it’s not just a job, it’s an adventure! When I first joined the Farmers Branch Early Childhood PTA, I was quite content to come to a meeting, eat a muffin, listen to a speaker and go home. A life happily devoid of boa

25 Ways to Catch & Keep Volunteers (Nov 2015)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. 25 Ways to Catch and Keep Volunteers - by Craig Bystrynski 5 Things Volunteers Love "We're so glad you're here." A warm welcome can win your volunteer's heart. Introduce her to others. Show her where the restroom is and how to use the copy machine. Include her in conversations. If the work

Community Resources (Nov 2015)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Community Resources The following organizations have excellent resource materials available to the general public. Many resources offer material in multiple categories. DON’T FORGET TO USE RESOURCES IN YOUR OWN NEIGHBORHOOD: Police Department Fire Department City hall/Services School Di

October 2015 Connecting You (Oct 2015)
View this email in your browser CFB ISD Council PTA. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Connecting You October, 2015 President's Message Are you Involved…or Engaged? Almost sounds like a quote from “Days of Our Lives”…and yet, the PTA definition is not unlike that of a relationship. Engagement implies commitment, and it is for that reason the term is used in the PT

September 2012 - Council PTA - What's Hot? (Sep 2012)
What's Hot?Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Council PTAImportant DatesSept . 5: Council PTA mtg. and State of the District by Dr. Burns - Admin. Bldg. -9:45-11 am  Sept. 5: Presidents mtg.- CLC - 6:30 pm Sept. 13: LOT - CLC -9 am or 7 pmSept. 19: Chairman & Officer Training -CLC - 7:00 pmSept. 20: PTA Connection DaySept. 28: Bring your dad to school daySept. 30: Membership Early Bird award deadline -TX PTAOct. 3: International walk/bike to




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