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Thank you to BAYER  for awarding West Virginia PTA a $4000 GRANT to promote STEM!

We are very excited to begin promoting STEM in our state and bring new experiences to children in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!   


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Grace's Law HB 2655 passes
overwhelmingly in the House (94-1)

Congratulations to our PTA members across the state!  Grace's Law HB 2655, which criminalizes cyberbullying, passed in the House (94-1)!!!!   Thank you for your calls, letters and emails to our Delegates to make sure our voices were heard on this issue!!    Our work is not done!!!!   

Now, HB 2655 moves to the State Senate.    Keep those calls and emails coming to our WV Senators so this law overwhelming passes in the Senate as well!   

Click Here to find a list of our Senators and their contact information!

CLICK HERE to submit your award nominations online!  
All entries due March 15, 2018

Thank you for those schools that participated
in the West Virginia PTA Reflections Program! 
All state winners will be notified in the coming weeks!

National PTA Reflections Winners
 
Award of Merit Recipients

Angela Rithner, Wellsburg Middle School PTA 
Film Production
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Sophia Sacripanti
Jefferson Primary PTA Dance Choreography
We are proud to have formed the
West Virginia Coalition for
Public Education!

Look who supports the new West Virginia Coalition for Public Education!  

AFL-CIO
AFT – American Federation of Teachers
Bureau for Public Health
Families Leading Change
Try This, WV
Our Children Our Future
Parent Action for Wellness
WV Autism Center
WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition
WV Higher Education Policy Commission
WV Women’s Commission
WV Department of Education

WV Kids Health Partnership
WV Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals
WV Association of School Administrators
WV Council of Administrators of Special Education
WV Secondary Schools Activities Commission
WV Association of School Nurses
WV Nurses Association
 
If your organization would like to participate or support our work,
please email takeaction@westvirginiapta.org for more details!

"PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION"


National PTA Legislative Conference



 

This year's National PTA Legislative Conference is themed around the Olympics—because the best advocates are like athletes, always training and striving to be better.

 

Please join us in our nation's capitol March 13-15 for workshops, networking the chance to make your voice heard in the halls of Congress.

 

Don't miss the chance to take your skills to the next level and hit your advocacy goals out of the park!  Email president@westvirginiapta.org for more information.