Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs
SCU Council PTA 2019-2020 Goals:
  1. Maintain Unit Compliance with training and outreach
  2. Improve relations between Council and Units, and among Units
  3. Increase membership in SCU Council and SCU Unit PTAs
  4. Encourage advocacy efforts and awareness in the Council and in the Units
  5. Increase Community Awareness of PTA and how it helps all children

SCU Council PTA 2019 - 2020 Events:

  • Unit Support & Training
    • Monthly meetings and special events during the school year (see calendar)
    • Officer Financial, Auditor and incoming Officer Training
    • Training Topics as appropriate
    • Forward 6th District training and parent education opportunities to units
    • Direct communication between Council and Unit officers
    • Red Ribbon Week promotion
    • Reflections Program & Reception
    • Council website with online Toolkit
  • Membership & Community Outreach
    • Scholarships for SCUSD high school seniors
    • Community Concern Donation Coordination
    • Honorary Service Awards Program
    • Parent Education Events
  • Advocacy
    • Candidate Forum
    • Encourage Unit Advocacy Chairs
  • Scholarship 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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