SOURCE: National PTA

National PTA

April 12, 2012 11:14 ET

National PTA Radio Tackles Hot-Button Issues

Podcasts Address Embezzlement, Endorsing Politicians and Controlling PTA Funds

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - National PTA Radio today posted new podcasts with information for parents and PTAs to help them navigate through political environments and prevent fraud. Other podcasts include information on controlling PTA funds and ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Topics and guests include:

  • Topic: Preventing Embezzlement from Your PTA
    Guest: Laura Bay, Secretary-Treasurer, National PTA

  • Topic: Who has Control of Your PTAs Funds?
    Guest: Heather Dean, Deputy Executive Director, National PTA

  • Topic: Can Your PTA Endorse a Political Candidate?
    Guest: Karen Hallacy, Legislative Chariwoman, Georgia PTA

  • Topic: Saying 'Thank You' during Teacher Appreciation Week
    Guests: Michelle Shearer, 2011 Teacher of the Year; Erik Champy, Massachusetts PTA President

National PTA Radio features interviews with national experts and experienced parent leaders. Podcasts focus on education, parent involvement and legislation related topics, as well as real-life tips and information. Anyone can listen to a quick segment of National PTA Radio on-demand at Show lengths range from three to 5 minutes. Listeners can influence topics by sharing their ideas via National PTA's Facebook page and Twitter handle.

National PTA Radio is produced by the BAM Radio Network -- the largest education radio network in the world offering programming from the nation's top education organizations and thought leaders.

About National PTA
National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.

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