Next Council Meeting
Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Thank you for All You Do!
Six Greece residents are running for four
seats on the Board of Education.
Information is available at:
Good Deed Program
nomination form [PDF]
[updated for 2016-17]
submit nominations by December 22, 2016 for fall
and May 19, 2017 for spring.
to Colleen Taylor, Council co-president,
20 North Park Drive, Rochester, NY 14612
(585) 865-0179 or email to
2017 Scholarship Application
Print this form, fill it out, and return hardcopy to
750 Maiden Lane 14615
by March 18, 2016
Direct questions to: Michael Valicenti at
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
There is still time to apply for money for an event at your
Greece PTA Council's
Program Grant [pdf]
- Copresidents: Colleen Taylor and
- VicePresident: Lori Nassivera
- Treasurer: Michael Valicenti
- Secretary: Karen LeBerth
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
Federal Education Priorities and Creating
PPT presentation at the NYS PTA
Bullying information starts at slide 21. [ppt]
Jennings is Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe
and Drug-Free Schools.
is a useful reference with a definition of bullying.
NYS PTA Convention, Leadership Conferences
and other Presentations
Change for Kids video
Parent Information Press
from Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of
Jefferson County see:
Paul Tough reports
on the Harlem Children’s Zone.
URGENT! Proposed Mid-Year Aid Cuts
Where We Stand [pdf]
PTA Council serves all the local unit PTAs in the Greece Central
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
Greece PTA Council
Genesee Valley Region
New York State PTA
- 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
NYS Commissioner of Health
Antonia C. Novello with children
Local PTA Units
Greece PTA Unit