Parent Teacher Association-District 26 of NE Kentucky

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UPCOMING or Recent Meetings

 I.  District PTA Officer/Leadership Training Jan 22, 2015 6:00-8:00pm at Greenup County High School
II. District Meeting for Bylaw, Elections, other Feb. 24, 2015 4:45-Refreshments; 5:00-6:30pm at Boyd County Public Library in Ashland, 1740 Central Ave. Quorum Needed!
      (If you are not receiving my emails, please call or text Brenda at 606-571-0917.)
Dear PTA/PTSA Leaders,
     Please advise me if you are interested in serving as a NeKy District PTA officer-all posts will be open at the end of February. We need you to attend our meeting scheduled for Feb 24, 2015, Tuesday 4:45pm-Refreshments; Meeting-5:00-6:30 at Ashland Public Library, 1740 Central Ave to:
  1. Elect new officers, 
  2. Vote on Bylaws (which requires 30 day notice and a quorum), and 
  3. Follow-up on other topics as needed.  Let me know right away-today or tomorrow if you need more flexibility with the time of the meeting as a quorum is required. Please send a delegate (PTA member/leader), if you can't attend.
You will be able to obtain Bylaws on our website.

Hope you will also attend PTA Training at GCHS on 1/22 6-8pm!  (My daughter has the flu so I don't think I'll be able to make it tonight. See meeting details below! Emoji 

Brenda Martin, 606-571-0917
Our District 26 PTA
POB 104  Russell, KY  41169
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FYI, Please text or call 606-571-0917, if you have a chance to inform me of your attendance! 

The training will be held at Greenup County High School, 196 Musketeer Drive- Off 23N (from Russell/Ashland direction).
Contacts: GCHS PTA President Melissa Bowling
                KY PTA Board of Director Janice Jackson

Thank you for All you do!Emoji

Brenda Martin, 606-571-0917
District 26 PTA

Subject: PTA trainng next week at Greenup HS
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:26:18 -0500

Hi everyone
I'll be at Greenup High School next Thursday, January 22, for a PTA board training.  It starts at 6 p.m. and goes til 8 p.m.  I hope all of you can attend or make sure someone from your PTA/PTSA is represented.  Please let me know how many are planning to attend so I can have enough handouts for everyone. 

 NEWS & Links   (Scroll down for State, National News & Links)

 National PTA President interviewed on NBC News


Kentucky Pioneers Common Core Reforms with Mixed Results in The Hechinger Report

(Scroll in article to see "comment" by our district president, Brenda Martin)


 Governor Beshear on Education Nation Summit 2013


NBC's 2013 Education Nation Summit

See Brenda's 20 second video along with others such as Tom Brokaw, Jeb Bush, Chelsea Clinton, and others!


 Prior News Northeast Kypta

Two of our northeastern high schools are also on this list of consistently low performing schools. How  can we be of support?

For State Information, Visit:

 Kentucky Department of Education


Links and Advocacy Resources

Action for Healthy Kids

ACT Scores

American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

American Association of School Librarians

American Council of Engineering Companies

America Promise Alliance


American Red Cross

Arts Council of NEKY

Arts in Education

Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland Police Department Reports

Autism Society

Be A Scout

Blueprint for Kentucky's Children

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Career Builder

Career Çruising


CDC-Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Action Institute: Impacting Change at State and Local Levels

CDF Freedom  Schools Summer Programs Closest to You

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Child Nutrition Association

Children's Defense Fund

Collins Career Center

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

Connect a Million Minds  

Corporation for National and Community Service

Council for Better Education

Council on Post-secondary Education

Creative Path

Daily Independent Newpaper

Deeper Thinking

Disabilities-Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

Disabilities-National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Discovery Education - 21st Century Contest

Diversity Trends Predicted in Workforce 

Drug-Free America

Duke University TIP Gifted Letter

Early Standards Initiative

Education Nation

Education Opportunity Request Form (EEO for RIS)

Education Reform Now

 Education Votes

Educause Mentoring Kit

Faith-Based Community Initiatives-Center

Faith-Based and Community-Substance Abuse

Family Engagement

Families and Schools Together

Family Goes Strong

FIVCO Community Services

For Your Marriage

Four-H Club

Free Child Project: Connecting Young People and Social Change

Free Educational Publications

Free Groceries

Free Resources for Educational Excellence 

Foundation Center

Foundation of the Tri-State Community, Inc.

Fuel Up To Play 60 - For Healthier Kids

Future Ready


Greenup County Area Technical Center

Habitat for Humanity-Kentucky 

Healthy Meals for Kids and Families

Healthy Soul Food Recipes by NIH

Helping Hands

Highlands Museum

Home Tutor with Khan Academy

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Junior Achievement

Kentucky Arts Council 

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education( KAGE)

Kentucky Association of School Councils

Kentucky Department of Education

Kentucky Governor's Website

Kentucky Kids Count Statistics 2007 

Kentucky Legislators

Kentucky PTA

Kentucky PTA-District 26 (NE)

Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network

Kentucky State University Land Grant-COLTS (March Deadline)

Kentucky Technical System

Kentucky Youth Advocates 

Kid Activities - Gym Games


Let's Move

Management Help

Meals on Wheels

Morehead State's Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center

Motivation Tool Chest

Multicultural Education

My PTA Support Site


NASA  (Grants, Educators, Kid's Club...)

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

National Bone Marrow Donor Campaign

National Center for Fathers

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

National Dropout Prevention Network

National Education Technology Plan

National Garden Association

National Girls Collaborative Projects-STEM-UCAN's Camp Revamp

National Girls Collaborative Projects-Energy Engineering Tech, RATC

National Girls  Collaborative Projects -Lifelong Learning, ACTC

National Kids Count Data Book

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

National PTA 

National Summer Learning Association

New Teacher Center Teaching Launching the Next Generation

Nickelodeon Parent Connect

Nobel Prize

Non-Profit Action

Northeastern Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (NEKAGE)

Parent Action for Healthy Kids

Parenting Magazine

Parent Further

PBS Kids-SciGirls

Points of Light Institut

Project Appleseed-National Campaign for Public School Improvement

PTA Program Ideas 

PTAs as Resource-California

PTAs as Resource-Georgia

PTAs as Resource-Illinois

PTAs as Resource-Ohio

PTAs as Resource-Virginia

 PTAs as Resource-West Virginia

Public Library-Boyd County (Ashland., KY)

Public Library- Cabell County (Huntington, WV)

Public Library-Greenup County (Flatwoods, KY)

Public Library-Lawrence County (Ironton, OH)

Raise Your Vote (Voter Registration)

Reading is Fundamental

Rebuilding the Lives and Homes of Katrina Survivors

Redbook, KDE - Accounting Procedures for School Boosters

Russell Area Technology Center

Safe Schools Coalition-Lesson Plans


Science Fair Project Ideas

Science Technology Engineering Math-STEM Task Force Report

Sci-Girls Webcasts

Sixty Minutes TV News: Smokeless Tobacco Concerns

Smarter Measure-Online Student Readiness Assessment

Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) and How to Start

Special Education Resources

Strong Fathers

Swimming Safety Statistics

Swimming Threat & Minorities

Synthesis Partnerships

TAP: System for Teacher and Student Advancement

Teaching Tolerance

TELL Kentucky-Teaching, Empowering, Leading & Learning (Teacher Survey)

Tenco-One Stop Career Center


Think Kentucky:Cabinet for Economic Development

Twenty-First Century Framework

UK Fine Arts Extension Agent Greenup County Cooperative Extension Service

Understanding High School Graduation Rates

United Communities to Advance our Neighborhoods, Inc. (UCAN)

USA Service

U.S. Census Data

U. S. Department of Education

U.S. Legislators

U.S. Senators

Volunteer Spot

We Are Teachers

Western Kentucky Math Science Partnerships

Work Buzz, The

Workforce Development Resource Center

Youth Opportunities at Workforce Development in Ironton, OH

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