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    REVERE COUNCIL OF PTAs

     

    Purposes

     

    The Revere Council of PTAs is comprised of the Richfield Elementary School, Bath Elementary School, Revere Middle School and Revere High School PTAs/PTSAs.  Its purposes, which are accomplished through joint efforts with its member PTAs/PTSAs, are:

     

    • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship, and throughout the community;
    • To raise the standards of home life;
    • To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth;
    • To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;
    • To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all children and youth; and
    • To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.

     

    These purposes are promoted through an advocacy and educational program directed toward parents, teachers, and the general public; developed through conferences, committees, projects, and programs.

     

    Goals

     

    The goals of the Revere Council of PTAs are:

    • To unify and strengthen the local PTAs/PTSAs comprising the Council.
    • To provide for the conference and cooperation of the member PTAs/PTSAs.
    • To promote the purposes as listed above.

                                                          

    These goals will be achieved by:

    • Fostering cooperation and communication among member PTAs/PTSAs.
    • Publicizing and participating in programs offered by District 13 PTA and Ohio PTA.
    • Promoting the purposes of PTA through advocacy and educational programs and projects

           directed toward parents, teachers, and the general public in cooperation with the local PTAs/PTSAs.

    • Being aware of areas of concern regarding child and youth welfare in our communities.
    • Being aware of programs offered by groups in our community with a mission that overlaps ours.

     

     

    Elected Officers

     

    Elected Council officers are:

     

    1. President
    2. Vice President
    3. Secretary
    4. Treasurer

     

     

    Standing Committees

     

    Council Standing Committees are:

    1. Revere Celebration of the Arts
    2. Health, Welfare & Safety
    3. Membership
    4. Public Policy
    5. Reflections
    6. Scholarship
    7. Special Needs

     

    Liaison Groups

     

    Council Liaison Groups are:

    1. Kids4Kids
    2. Revere Schools Foundation
    3. Revere Community C.A.R.E.
    4. Revere Music Parents Association
    5. Revere All Sports Booster Club
    6. Revere Players

     

    Meetings

     

    Regular Council meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month except for the months when there is no school on the third Monday.  Notice of the changed date will be given one month prior to the meeting. No meetings are held in the months of June, July, and December.   Meetings are held in the conference room at the Revere administration building unless otherwise notified.

     

    Business conducted as part of every regular Council meeting includes:

                   

    1. The Treasurer provides a financial report.
    2. The District Superintendent provides a brief report on the status of the district.
    3. Each member PTA/PTSA President provides a brief report of his/her group’s activities
    4. Each Standing Committee Chair provides a brief report of his/her group’s activities
    5.           Each Liaison Group representative is encouraged to provide a brief informational report.
    6. Other matters of interest and of importance in achieving Council’s and its member PTAs/PTSAs’

                            goals are discussed and acted upon as needed.

     

    Scholarships

     

    Each year Council will present two $500 scholarships, based on commitment to leadership and service, to two graduating Revere High School seniors.  Member PTAs/PTSAs contribute yearly toward these scholarships.

     

    Awards

     

    Helping Hands Award

     

    (1)          Each PTA/PTSA may select up to two (2) nominees who will be the Helping Hands Award recipient(s) for that PTA/PTSA.  These nominees from the PTAs/PTSAs will, in turn, be judged to select one (1) Revere Council of PTAs Helping Hands Award recipient whose nomination is then forwarded to District 13 PTA for further award consideration.

     

    (2)          Nominees may include anyone working on behalf of children and youth, excluding certified educators (such as teachers, principals, counselors, librarians).

     

    (3)          The following shall act as selection guidelines:

                                    (a)          Nominee must be a PTA member of a unit in good standing.

                                    (b)          Nominee must provide PTA involvement and support.

                                    (c)           Nominee has made a positive impact on the lives of children.

                                    (d)          Nominee has participated in activities involving children and youth.

                                    (e)          Nominee must be dedicated to the Purposes of PTA.

     

    Outstanding District Educator Award

     

    (1)          Each PTA/PTSA may select one (1) nominee who will be the Outstanding District Educator Award recipient for that PTA/PTSA.  These nominees from the PTAs/PTSAs will, in turn, be judged to select one (1) Revere Council of PTAs Outstanding District Educator Award recipient whose nomination is then forwarded to District 13 PTA for further award consideration.

     

    (2)          Nominees may include principals, superintendents, teachers, counselors, librarians and other certified educators.

     

    (3)          The following shall act as selection guidelines:

                                    (a)          Nominee must be a PTA member of a unit in good standing.

                                    (b)          Nominee must be involved with the educational process of students as a certified                                                              educator.

                                    (c)           Nominee must have participated in activities involving youth.

                                    (d)          Nominee must be dedicated to the PTA Mission and Purposes of PTA.

                                    (e)          Nominee must provide PTA involvement or support.

     

    Friend of Children Award

     

    (1)          A special pin and certificate are available to all PTAs/PTSAs in order to recognize special individuals, organizations, businesses, etc. that have taken that extra step to benefit our children, have provided long and/or outstanding service to children and youth and/or have been active in some area of concern – serving as an advocate for children in health, education, safety or legislation.

     

    (2)          Each PTA/PTSA selects its own recipients.  Recipients do not have to be PTA members.

     

    (3)          Recipients will be recognized at member PTA/PTSA and Council levels.

     

    Revere PTA Lifetime Achievement Award

     

    (1)           Created in 2018, this award recognizes individuals who have been involved with and devoted countless hours of service to the PTA throughout their children’s years in the Revere School District.

     

    (2)          Each PTA/PTSA may submit nominees for this award.

     

    (3)          Nominations are voted on at the April Council meeting and the award winners recognized at Council’s spring luncheon in May.

     

    (4)          The names of each year’s winners will be printed on metal plates which will be affixed to the special bench purchased by Council (through the generous donations of Hope Weisburn and an anonymous individual) and located at Revere High School.