Annual Meeting & Founders’ Day Celebration Brunch – February 22, 2023

Please join us for the Annual Meeting & Founders’ Day Celebration Brunch on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at the Scottish Rite Event Center.  Doors open at 8:30, Food served at 9:00, and the meeting will begin at 9:30.  

Ninth District PTA convenes twice a year to conduct the business of our association. This year, we will be:

  • Electing of officers for the 2023-2025 term
  • Celebrating the San Diego County Teachers of the Year
  • Presenting Honorary Service Awards to our most deserving community members
  • Announcing Membership Challenge winners and Grant Recipients

To celebrate Founders’ Day, PTA honors our three founders as well as past and present PTA leaders. We do invite everyone to contribute to the freewill offering – PTAs Birthday Gift. Donations collected during Founders’ Day observances benefit the entire organization: unit, council, district, State and National PTA Your birthday gift can go a long way to help support the PTA and PTSA leaders in your community.  We will have an opportunity to participate in the Freewill Offering at the event, but you can also donate during the registration process. The default donation is $5.00 and can be modified using the dropdown box.

Your voice and your PTA’s representation is important to the future of our organization. The Annual Meeting is a powerful time of inspiration, fun, and business. Please join us!

Spanish interpretation will be provided!

Únase a nosotros para la Reunión Anual y el Brunch de Celebración del Día de los Fundadores el miércoles 22 de febrero de 2023 en el Centro de Eventos del Rito Escocés. Las puertas se abren a las 8:30, la comida se sirve a las 9:00 y la reunión comenzará a las 9:30.

¡Se proporcionará traducción!

What is Founders’ Day?
Birney Hearst Butler

The Founders’ Day celebration was created in 1910 by Mrs. David O. Mears, a charter member of the National Congress of Mothers founded by Alice McLellan Birney and Phoebe Apperson Hearst in Washington, D.C., February 17, 1897.

The Founders’ Day observance has continued through the change of organization names in 1925 to the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, and the uniting in 1970 with the National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers, founded in 1926 by Selena Sloan Butler, to become the National PTA (A Brief History: Working Together for Children Since 1987). – CAPTA.ORG

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