All of our schools are required to have either a: Parent Association (PA) Parent Teacher Association (PTA) These organizations: advocate for students and families update parents and families about the school plan and run activities for parents and families PA/PTA's can support schools in a number of ways, including: hosting parent workshops organizing activities for families—both academic and social raising funds running volunteer events.
Chancellor's Regulation A-660 governs PA/PTA's and The Presidents' Council.
** Please find the regulations in English, Spanish, French & Bengali.
** The PA/PTA Bylaws Training document is available in English.
** The PA/PTA Bylaws templates are in English, Spanish and French.
** For your convenience, we have also included an updated copy of the District 7 Schools Directory
Chancellor's Regulations (CR) A-660
PA/PTA Financial Documents
PA/PTA's are allowed to fund raise in order to enrich students' education - including for classroom materials, school-wide improvements, enrichment activities, after-school programs, and other student needs.
There are numerous ways to raise money for your school, such as direct appeals; sales of merchandise, food and other items at events; and crowdfunding campaigns. PA/PTAs also can secure funds to pay for specific programs or activities through grants from foundations, elected officials or organizations.