WCPTA Resolution in Support of Wake County School Bond Referendum Why did WCPTA pass this resolution and why is the bond so important? Talking points to share with your PTA members. VOTE YES on November 6th!
Check out this handy summary of important voter information that the Advocacy Chair at Penny Road put together: November 4th Voter Guide
The STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities is an annual educational event where attendees meet role models with disabilities who have thriving careers in STEM fields.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Tuesday, October 16th 10am-3pm. Registration is required.
October is Disability History and Awareness Month. Share this resource with anyone looking for books that build understanding of disabilities.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Promote a health and wellness lifestyle by highlighting these awareness topics in your schools, with your families, and in your communities. For creative ideas on how to incorporate any of these special days in your school, please contact the WCPTA Health and Wellness Committee. firstname.lastname@example.org
October is National Bullying Prevention Month
What is your school doing to stop bullying and cyberbullying? Check out the great ideas at and share your activities with us @WakePTA, #nationalbullyingpreventionmonth.
October 11th National Depression Screening Day
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 11 and 18
- Centers for Disease Control, 2015
Resources for depression screening and mental health awareness:
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Mental Health America
Project Semicolon - Teens
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255), free 24-hour help
October 23rd: Lock Your Meds Day
PTA President-Leading Your PTA: October 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
You have been elected PTA President – now what? Join NCPTA as we discuss the role and responsibility of PTA President.