Dear Members,
    Thank you for your continued support of PTA at your local, district, and state levels. Members of the LA State PTA met via Zoom in an effort to ensure our PTA's can continue once school resumed. We gave power to the Districts to decide if elections could be held virtually, by email or if permitted in person. Our District Presidents with their boards did the best they could. We all hoped that by now we would be on the other side of this pandemic and moving forward. Since that is not the case State has had to reevaluate our position on many levels and we have asked our Districts to do the same. 

       Please seek your Districts guidance for elections. State will be hosting a State Zoom Convention in May 2021. On the agenda will be a set of revised Bylaws and Elections. I encourage you to get as involved as you can this year. While we may not be allowed on campus as much as in prior years, our voices will still be loud and strong. It is time for us to write, speak, join and be involved. 

                                                               Thank you, Shannon M. Howard LA PTA President 2020-21

The following positions are open:

LA PTA State Treasurer
A nominee for treasure shall have served on the Louisiana PTA board of directors or on a local unit or district board.

LA PTA State Secretary
A nominee for secretary shall have served on the Louisiana PTA board of directors or on a local unit or district board.

LA PTA State Vice President Programs
A nominee for third vice president shall have served on the Louisiana PTA board of directors or on a local unit or district board.

Basic requirements for all positions:
A. Each officer shall be a member of a local PTA chartered by the Louisiana PTA.
B. Officers are not eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms in the same office.
C. A person who has served in an office for more than one-half of a full term shall be deemed to have served a full term in such office.

An intent to run must be submitted to by March 1, 2021.

Nominiees for State Office 2020-22

LAPTA State Convention 2021

Election of Officers and Revision of LA State Bylaws

Zoom Meeting to be held in May 2021

National PTA Convention 2021

June 24-27, 2021

Grapevine, Texas

Interest in Running for State Office 

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Louisiana State PTA Convention 2020/21

Conventions and Conferences 2020-2021