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Five Fresh Ideas for Thanking a Teacher

Betsy Landers with Michelle Shearer, Dr. Eric Champy, Ed.

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Tired of the same old ways of thanking teachers? National PTA Radio offers parents and PTA leaders fresh ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week. Listen to a teacher's perspective on what this special week really means to them.

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Who Has Control of Your PTA Funds?

Betsy Landers with Heather Dean, CPA

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So, who has the ultimate decision-making control over PTA funds? Is it the PTA president, school principal, the school district or anyone else? To answer these questions and more National PTA President Betsy Landers interviews the ultimate expert on this subject, Heather Dean, Deputy Executive Director,  in charge of finance and operations at National PTA.

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Can PTAs Endorse Political Candidates?

Betsy Landers with Karen Hallacy

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2012 is shaping up to be a big election year. Some PTAs may even want to get involved in the political process, but there are some very specific aspects that all PTAs should be aware of and careful with. PTAs can lose their 501c3 status if they misstep. Listen now to avoid any problems but still get the PTA message out.

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Preventing Embezzling from Your PTA

Betsy Landers with Laura Bay

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It's unfortunate, but embezzlement sometimes happens within PTAs. Listen to this National PTA Radio segment to find out how to prevent it from happening to you and your PTA.

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Coping with Closing Schools, Closing PTAs

James Martinez with Janet Meyerson

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With inadequate education funding and education budgets being sliced more and more every year across the country, communities are dealing with a growing number of school closures. The question from our listenership is: How do PTAs handle these controversial situations?

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