Fulfilling The Training Requirement 
WHY the emphasis on training?  As board members, it is our fiduciary responsibility to manage the corporation in the best interest of its members as a whole. To run programs and handle budgets responsibly, knowledge of the applicable state and federal regulations is key to operate your non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable corporation.

Training helps give our Local PTAs credibility. A well-trained and informed board encourages the community to join and participate in a local unit. Trained board members should be proud of stepping up to the responsibility in their Local PTA.

During the 2011 WSPTA Convention, the delegates approved a training bylaw because of how important training is to the success of Local PTAs and PTA Councils. If you hold an elected position voted on by the general membership in your Local PTA, this bylaw requires that you attend training