Programs

Click on the name of a Program to learn more!

Arts in Education – Reflections

Email the Chair | Young artists participate in the Reflections Program through their local PTA or PTSA by submitting an original work of art in the area(s) of: literature, musical composition, photography, the visual arts, dance choreography, and film/video. Reflections recognizes students at the Local, Council, State and National PTAs.

PTA Chic Boutique

Our Chic Boutique is the place to shop for a prom or banquet dress and accessories at no cost. Volunteers organize donated dresses and support our students as they shop.

Destination Imagination

Email the Chair | The Council and Local PTAs support our Destination Imagination teams and coaches.

Diversity Advocacy

Email the Chair | When PTAs respect differences and develop meaningful priorities based upon their knowledge, they genuinely represent their communities. When PTAs represent their communities, they gain strength and effectiveness through increased volunteer and resource support. Follow the GCISD Diversity Advisory Council on Twitter @gcisdac.

Environmental Awareness

Email Chair | PTA promotes environmental awareness initiatives that unite parents, students, teachers and campus administrators in an effort to protect children and their environment.

GCISD Eats

View GCISD EATS Calendar | Add event to GCISD EATS | GCISD EATS is a public calendar that promotes local restaurant fundraising events for organizations that support GCISD schools. Booster Clubs, PTAs, Student Clubs, etc are invited to submit their event information to be included on the GCISD EATS calendar hosted by the GCISD Council of PTAs.

Exceptional Children Committee

Email Chairperson | Visit Facebook Page | Visit webpage | The ECC aims to support students in GCISD who are the exceptions to the standard learning model. Our mission is to connect special/gifted education and learning different populations by supporting educators, parents, and students, providing a voice, and sharing best practices for student success.

Founders Day

Founders’ Day is an annual luncheon at which we honor our educators and our volunteers, and we celebrate our PTA community. Founders Day honors the accomplishments of the past and present.

Healthy Lifestyles

Email the Chair | The PTA Healthy Lifestyles Committee provides access to training and resources and addresses the critical nutrition and physical activity needs of Texas children and their families.

Leadership Training

Each PTA Executive Board member has two Texas PTA training requirements. GCISD PTA Council offers training at various times throughout the school year. Watch our webpage and social media for announcements.

Legislative Advocacy

Email the Chair | Our GCISD Council of PTAs strongly advocates for our children. See also Texas PTA Advocacy and National PTA Advocacy.

Candidates Forum

Held annually, the Candidates Forum gives GCISD citizens the opportunity to meet the candidates running for elected office. The Forum is moderated by the League of Women Voters.

Scholarships

Email the Chair | The GCISD Council of PTAs awards scholarships to graduating seniors each spring. We also coordinate the common scholarship application for all our PTAs.

Volunteer & Educator Recognition and Awards

Email the Chair | Local PTAs and the Council of PTAs recognize our educators and volunteers for excellence. Click for more information.