Clothing Center

Portland Council operates the PTA Clothing Center to assist students at Portland Public Schools with clothing needs.  Over 2000 students were served last school year.  All work is performed by volunteers and with generous donor assistance.

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​​​​​Want to know more about student success and Common Core?  You can read more information HERE.

Are we engaging every family like we should? See Dr. Steve Constantino's presentation on Family Engagement HERE. 

Leaders and community members, do you know someone who wants a new career helping kids? First Student is looking for new drivers! THere is another plus- If a PTA successfully recruits a school bus driver and the driver completes the training course and 90 working days, then First Student will write a check for $500 to your school. Read more HERE.

Leaders, have you visited our Blog yet? Check out the tips and hints we have for you specific to leading your PTA HERE.


National PTA and Education News:

  • ​​National PTA and Mountain America Credit Union Team Up to Help Families Achieve Their Financial Dreams- National PTA is pleased to announce that Mountain America Credit Union has become the association’s newest Member Benefit Provider. Through the alliance, all PTA members can join Mountain America Credit Union. The credit union is also offering PTA members and PTAs a cash incentive when they open an account. Read more HERE
  • National PTA Applauds Administration's Commitment to Improving Assessment Systems. Read more HERE
  • Read National PTA President, Laura Bay's latest blog post HERE.


Portland Council Newsletter Archive:

January 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

February 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

March 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

April 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

May 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

​Summer 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

September 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

October 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

November 2015 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

January 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

February 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

March 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

April 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

May 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter

Summer 2016 Portland Council PTA Newsletter


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Student Aid Fund

Portland Council operates the Student Aid Fund to assist Portland Public School students with eyeglasses, shoes and other clothing items that cannot be found at the Clothing Center.     

PTA leaders, please remember to update your Officer List with Oregon PTA so that important news and events can be communicated throughout the year.