Katy ISD Council of PTAs reaches over 30K members, largest in state

Katy ISD Council of PTAs President Georgia Strickland stands with a sign she made about two weeks ago. As of May 20, membership has grown to 31,681, she said.

Katy ISD Council of PTAs President Georgia Strickland stands with a sign she made about two weeks ago. As of May 20, membership has grown to 31,681, she said.

Katy ISD Council of Parent-Teacher Associations President Georgia Strickland provided a membership update to the board of trustees at its May 20 work-study meeting.

The council has 30,902 members, an increase since a sign stating the organization had 30,800 members was printed about two weeks ago, Strickland said.

“We still are the largest council in Texas, so we love to brag about that,” Strickland said. “And to add to [those] ... bragging rights, we also have—we do have—the largest campus [with] the largest PTA in Texas—that's Seven Lakes High School.”

The KISD Council of PTAs supports campus PTAs through training and guidance, according to its website. It also acts as a liaison between individual campuses, district administration and other PTAs.

“My [membership] goal was 30,000, and the fact that we went over—that is amazing,” Strickland said after the May 20 board meeting.

To learn more about the council and get involved, parents, guardians and teachers can visit www.joinpta.org or http://katycouncil.org.
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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