every child. one voice.
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Next Council Meeting
Thursday, TBD  @ 6:30 pm


Thank you for All You Do!

2018 Scholarship Application [pdf, doc]
Print this form, fill it out, and return hardcopy to
Colleen Taylor
/o Odyssey Academy PTSA
750 Maiden Lane 14615
by March 16, 2018

Direct questions to: Michael Valicenti at mvalicenti@sjfc.edu.

Good Deed Program nomination form [PDF] [DOC]
[updated for 2016-17]
submit nominations by December 22, 2016 for fall
and May 19, 2017 for spring.
 return to Colleen Taylor, Council co-president,
20 North Park Drive, Rochester, NY 14612 

(585) 865-0179 or email to GoodDeeds@PTAgreeceNY.org

Good Deeds Awards presented February 9, 2016

Genesee Valley Region Awards


The Voice of NYS PTA
thoughts and commentary from
the President of the NYS PTA http://nysptapresident.blogspot.com/

There is still time to apply for money for an event at your school.
Greece PTA Council's Application for Program Grant [pdf]


Council Officers for 2016-17

  • Copresidents: Colleen Taylor and
    Vicky Lewis
  • VicePresident:  Lori Nassivera
  • Treasurer: Michael Valicenti
  • Secretary: Karen LeBerth

Web Resources Presentation [ppt] [pdf]


Adolescents and Substance Abuse
What Parents Need to Know  

Current trends of adolescent use, and ways to address the issue, safe party planning for teenagers.

PowerPoint Show [pps]

presented May 5, 2011, Athena High School Forum Room
Sponsored By: Greece Central Family Support Center & Unity Health
 Stephanie Rago, Unity Outreach Counselor



Information on Bullying

NYS PTA Convention
Federal Education Priorities and Creating Safe Schools
Kevin Jenning’s PPT presentation at the NYS PTA
Bullying information starts at slide 21. [ppt]

Kevin Jennings is Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Jennings 

Here is a useful reference with a definition of bullying. BullyingInfo.org 

NYS PTA Convention, Leadership Conferences and other Presentations

Be the Change for Kids video http://bethechangeforkids.org/

Parent Information Press from Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County see: http://www.nyspirc.org/pdf/Parent%20Info%20Press/ParentInformationPress_Winter10.pdf

Harlem Renaissance
Paul Tough reports on the Harlem Children’s Zone. info

Advocacy Alerts


URGENT! Proposed Mid-Year Aid Cuts

Where We Stand [pdf]

Greece PTA Council serves all the local unit PTAs in the Greece Central School District.

Greece Council provides training, information and services to our 19 local PTAs through a variety of communication styles including workshops, written updates and meetings.

Greece PTA Council meets monthly from August through June.

As part of New York State Region 7 Greece PTA Council is affiliated
with both the New York State and National PTAs.

Greece PTA Council
Genesee Valley Region
New York State PTA

National PTA

PTA Mission

  • to support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools and before governmental agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children;
  • to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and
  • to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this state.

The Purposes of the Parent Teacher Association

  • To promote the welfare of the children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
  • To raise the standards of home life.
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

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 NYS Commissioner of Health
Antonia C. Novello with children

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Greece PTA Unit Presidents 2014-15
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