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Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2016
NYS PTA 120th Annual Convention
Saratoga Springs, NY

Countdown to Membership 2016-2017!
Lori Fontana, Membership Coordinator

Are you ready?

Everything you need to know about Membership was included in the August Membership email sent earlier this week.

Be sure to check Facebook and Twitter for daily membership tips. You can also find our “101 Ways to Increase PTA Membership” brochure here.

We are looking forward to working with you!

Together, I know we can grow our membership higher than ever!

NYS PTA 120th Annual Convention
Carol Raymond, Operations / Events Manager

We invite you to attend the 120th Annual Meeting and Convention in Saratoga Springs, NY, November 11-13, 2016.

Convention gives PTA members opportunities to meet and develop relationships with other PTA leaders, vote for new state officers, hear from the National PTA President Laura Bay, participate in workshop sessions, and visit the Exhibit Hall and Reflections art gallery.

Please join us as we Communicate to Advocate!

Convention registration is now open! Click here for more details. Register online here.

Scam Alert!
Aimee Tweedie, Communications / Marketing Manager

NYS PTA Unit Receives Scam Email

Washington State PTA recently found out that two of their PTAs and one council were targets of an email scam.

Hackers sent messages, posting as PTA presidents, requesting that their treasurers initiate a wire transfer for the purpose of procuring equipment for the school.

Click here to read more.

Tech Tip
Nori Gartner-Baca, Publications Specialist

As August flows into September, there's one thing on most people's minds: Back to School!

If you have children, regardless of their age, some questions seem to come up over and over about digital safety.

Common Sense Media has a great webpage dedicated to the most common questions that parents have concerning how to keep their child safe in the digital era. The questions are grouped by age. You can also find FAQs on the page. Find more information here.


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