Welcome to 2020-2021
It is time to recognize the power of Association.
Right now, fifty-eight PTAs across Henrico County are planning to engage and empower families while physically distanced. We all face uncertainty. We all are developing creative and new ways to care for our children, our families, and our school communities during virtual learning. We all share a mission. Ironically, the need to be apart can bring us together.
In 2020-2021, the Henrico County Council of PTAs will build relationships among the hundreds of local PTA leaders. Let’s harness the power of Association. Let’s share ideas and collaborate. Let’s advocate for a safe reopening of schools, strive to increase equity, and secure needed resources for our families and schools to support our children through this pandemic.
As we enter the new school year, embrace the purpose of PTA. This Association was founded over 120 years ago to better the lives of every child in education, health, and safety. Nowhere in our vision, mission, or values is fundraising mentioned. It will be okay if PTA looks different this year. It will be okay if fundraising is reduced or even non-existent. Our most important job is to promote the welfare of all children, which we can do—together.
I look forward to working with you this year!
HCC PTA President
Calendar of Events
Operating Virtually FAQ
A special committee was appointed by Donna Colombo, Virginia PTA president, to address local unit leaders' concerns and needs about how to operate virtually. Please check out these resources for PTA leaders:
FAQ Fridays (Each Friday, you will find valuable information and responses to the most asked questions from local leaders)