Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs
SCU Council PTA 2017-2018Goals:
  • Maintain Unit Compliance
    • Audit Completion
    • Tax Filing
    • Use of Standard Procedures, Documentation
    • Financial Audit Review
    • SCU Council Meeting & Training Attendance
  • Keep relations between Council and Units strong
  • Increase Child Advocacy Focus
  • Maintain strong training sessions, increase attendance
  • Increase community awareness of PTA and how it helps children

SCU Council PTA 2017 - 2018 Program:


  • Monthly meetings & special events during the school year
    • Holiday Dinner & Scholarship Basket Silent Auction
    • Spring Dinner & Awards Ceremony
    Parent Education
  • Officer Financial, Auditor and incoming Officer Training
  • Training Topics as appropriate
  • Forward Sixth District PTA training & parent education opportunities to units
  • Direct communication between Council & Unit officers
  • Red Ribbon Week promotion
  • Reflections program & reception
  • Scholarships for SCUSD high school seniors
  • Coordinate Community Concern Donation ~ SCUSD AED Project
  • Honorary Service Awards Program
  • Parent Education Events
  • Scholarship Fund Silent Auction at Holiday Dinner

Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs

About Us

The Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs (SCU Council PTA) builds a bridge between the units, district, state and National PTA, and creates a support system for the grass-root associations. 

We proudly serve 22 PTAs in schools within Santa Clara Unified School District.

The purpose of Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs according to bylaws shall be:
  • To promote within the council territory the interests of the National PTA, the California State PTA and the Sixth District PTA.
  • To unify and strengthen its associations by counseling and encouragement.
  • To develop and coordinate association and council projects and activities in the interest of children and youth.
  • To act as a clearing house for an exchange of ideas and experiences.
  • To serve as a channel of communication between the district and local associations.
  • To provide opportunities for leadership training.
  • To promote public opinion favorable to the interests of children and youth.
  • To compile a roster of council officers and associations according to the plan of the California State PTA.
  • To provide information on proper procedures at the direstion of the PTA district president in the event of dissolution of any association or an association disbands.
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