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Iowa PTA

NEW ADDRESS AS OF JULY 1, 2014

PO Box 10634            Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

FedEx or UPS packages please use this address:

1380 60th Street NE #10634 Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

 

Phone: (319) 573-0049


Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

9 am - 11 am

Inquiries (phone or e-mail) will be answered/returned during these business hours.  

 

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Founder’s Day

National PTA's Founder's Day is February 17. It was established by the National PTA in 1910 is a celebration of the legacy and work of our founders - Alice McLellan Birney, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and Selena Sloan Butler - to better the lives of every child.  It is a time to reflect upon and take pride in the many accomplishments of PTA and a time to renew our commitment to be a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for parents, and a strong advocate for public education.

Our founders were individuals of courage and imagination.  Their idea - to improve the lives and future of all children - relied on the power of individual action, worked beyond barriers, and changed the world for all children.

A Founder's Day celebration is a great time to acknowledge the founders of your local PTA unit and to recount your milestones!  A Founder's Day celebration is also a good time to promote the importance of PTA your community.

 

The Iowa PTA will celebrate Founder's Day by Marching on Capitol Hill.   We will plan to meet in Des Moines on Wednesday, February 15th to discuss issues and advocate  for our children.  If you are interested in attending, please contact VP Legislation, Johanna Bobenhouse, or Cedar Rapids Council President, Janel McGovern.