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SMMPTA

The Santa Monica-Malibu PTA Council is an association of the PTAs in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. SMMPTA works with local PTAs to support their work in their PTA units while also serving as a liaison between PTAs and SMMUSD, the cities and Santa Monica and Malibu, and other community and educational organizations. SMMPTA is part of the 33rd District PTA and the California State PTA and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3)

ADVOCACY

California State PTA currently supports the following state ballot measures:

Proposition 15: California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act

Proposition 16: Repeal Proposition 209 – Restore Affirmative Action

Click here for detailed information about these ballot measures.

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LOCAL ADVOCACY

Measure SM - Support

Measure SM is an essential local funding measure on the November 3, 2020 ballot to provide critical funds to support Santa Monica’s economic recovery and keep our city safe and strong.

 

Voting YES on Measure SM is a vote to provide locally controlled funding to:

  • Maintain clean beaches and parks 

  • Protect 911 emergency response services

  • Fund economic recovery efforts, including helping businesses to re-open safely

  • Restore library programs

  • Continue programs and services proven to reduce homelessness

  • Support rental assistance programs for local seniors and other to keep them in their homes

  • Fund Meals on Wheels and the Westside Food Bank

  • Restore after-school programs and mental health services for Santa Monica youth

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SMMPTA worked with the Santa Monica League of Women Voters to cosponsor two candidates forums via webinar.

SMMUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES

September 30

SMC BOARD OF TRUSTEES CANDIDATES​

October 7

View the recordings of these forums HERE

FOR UPDATED COMMUNCATION FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT REGARDING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

ON OUR SCHOOLS, GO TO THE DISTRICT'S DEDICATED WEB PAGE.

HIGHLIGHTS

The SMMUSD Council of PTAs wishes to remind you that this year it is especially important for you to protect yourself and your family against the seasonal flu. The CDC has helpful information regarding seasonal flu on their website. You can click on these links for more information in English or Spanish. PDF

SMMUSD has launched a video library for the recorded sessions from the BACK TO LEARNING 2020 Parent Engagement event that took place on Friday, August 21st.

National PTA launches webpage to support families and educators During COVID-19 crisis.

JOIN

Joining PTA supports your school and shows our children that you care about their education! Click here for information on how to join.

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The Ed Foundation raises funds to support students at all Santa Monica schools. Support the  Santa Monica Education Foundation to help students thrive. smedfoundation.org 

UPCOMING EVENTS

For all Zoom meetings, participants must display their full first and last name prior to entering the waiting room, or they will not be admitted into the meeting.

October 19, 2020

SMMPTA Special Association Meeting, 11:00am

(Via Zoom video conference) Agenda

October 20, 2020 

SMMPTA Association Meeting, 11:00am 

(Via Zoom video conference) Agenda

October 21, 2020

Presidents Meeting, 11:00am

(Via Zoom video conference)

October 27, 2020

SMMPTA Executive Board Meeting, 11:00am

(Via Zoom video conference)

November 17, 2020

SMMPTA Association Meeting, 11:00am

(Via Zoom video conference)

© 2020 SMMPTA

SMMPTA 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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