The Pleasanton PTA Council, in partnership with the Pleasanton Unified School District,
Honorees will receive their awards at the 27th Annual Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony,
Friends and families of the honorees, as well as community members, are welcome to attend the ceremony
Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for this year's awards!
The Pleasanton PTA Council presents the 2017–2018 Executive Board:
President: Robin Dias-Magnano
The Pleasanton PTA Council is hosting a leadership training/get-together breakfast
All current and incoming Pleasanton PTA Executive Board members are invited to gather for sharing and leadership development. A hot breakfast will be provided for all PTA officers.
Depending on participation, we may break into groups by officer position (e.g., treasurers, parliamentarians, presidents) so that unit officers can get to know one another, as well as their PTA Council counterparts, for training and support.
Please RSVP by Friday, May 5, so that we can provide Vic's with a headcount for breakfast.
The video of the February 4, 2017, parenting address given by Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshman and Undergraduate Advising at Stanford University and author of the New York Times best-seller, How to Raise An Adult is now available online!
So if you missed the event, want to watch it again. or share with your friends, you can do so now!
Note: The Pleasanton Unified School District will be offering a book club and translated discussions of the book.
The Pleasanton PTA Council Nominating Committee
President: Robin Dias-Magnano
Elections for the new PTA Council officers for the 2017–2018 school year will be held at the Pleasanton PTA Council Association meeting on Thursday, April 13, from 7 to 8:30 pm, in the Bernal Room at the Pleasanton Unified School District office, 4665 Bernal Avenue.
Many thanks to this year's nominating committee:
Katie Brunner, Emmeline Chen, Vicki Hubbard, Becka Schnell, and Mona Sethi.
The Pleasanton PTA Council is pleased to announce the launch of the
Nominations are due by 4 pm on Friday, March 17.
Save the Date!
The awards ceremony will begin at 7 pm on Monday, May 8,
2017 Advocacy Day for Education
We will explore topics related to student success, well-being, safety, and how to advocate for a student-centered approach to education. The agenda includes
Please join us in celebrating Pleasanton PTA community volunteers and leaders at our annual Founders Day luncheon!
Opening remarks will be presented by Stacey Gustafson, an author, humor columnist, and Pleasanton mom. Her book, Are You Kidding Me? My Life with an Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives, is available on Amazon and eBooks.
Our keynote speaker will be Linda Turnbull, the executive director and founder of Teen Esteem. Linda's topic will be iParenting: Intentional Parenting for Overextended Kids.
Linda is passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle for teens, especially regarding high-risk adolescent behavior. Linda sits on numerous committees and consults for boards similar in nature to Teen Esteem. She and her husband, Ken, live in Danville and have two grown daughters whom they raised in the San Ramon Valley.
Teen Esteem’s mission is to educate and empower students, families, educators, and the community on challenges young people face, emphasizing the importance of respect for self and others.
The lunch buffet will feature spinach salad, a fresh baked-bread basket, parmesan and pesto pasta, grilled chicken breast, seasonal vegetables, and assorted cookies. Iced tea, coffee, and soda will also be served.
Please confirm your attendance by February 9, 2017, by mailing a completed order form, along with a check payable to Pleasanton PTA Council to Tim Cortez, Treasurer, 3310 Vermont Place, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2907.
Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at our Founders Day celebration!