Parent Teacher Association
The Duval County Council of PTAs/PTSAs has more than 35,000 members in about 160 Parent/Teacher Associations throughout the school district. The Duval County Council and its member PTAs have been involved in many outstanding activities throughout the year. They include:
- Sponsoring and staffing the Teacher Supply Depot, which has distributed more than $10 million in equipment and supplies to teachers.
- Conducting numerous leadership workshops for parents, teachers, principals, and students on health, leadership, education, and parenting issues. Also, the facilitation of workshops and training to assist PTA officers and members.
- Coordinating volunteers for vision screening in all schools and providing eyeglasses for children whose parents can’t afford them. More than 2 million children have been served.
- Funding two full-tuition scholarships at Florida Community College at Jacksonville, and funding two partial-tuition scholarships at the University of North Florida.
- And so much more!!