520 Farr Street Commerce Township, MI 48382

Attendance: 248-956-3990

Commerce Elementary PTA

Advocacy Information

Advocacy is at the core of PTA activity – at the school, state level and at the national level. Here are some links and information to keep you connected.

Commerce Elementary PTA Legislative Representative:

Erin Kelly

keith.erin.kelly@gmail.com

Walled lake Board of Education:

The Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Board of Education is a seven-member elected board that volunteers countless hours to serve Oakland County’s largest school district with 19 schools.

The board members are not employees of the district. Each of the seven members serves a four-year term. The community elects Board of Education members each June in the annual school election.

The board meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month at the Educational Services Center, 850 Ladd Rd., Building D, Walled Lake.

The purpose of the board is to create policies that are in line with state and federal laws and the district’s mission, to demonstrate fiscal responsibility and adopt a balanced budget annually, and to hire and evaluate the superintendent of schools. Click here to visit the Board of Education website.

Walled Lake Board of Education Members

Walled Lake PTSA Council:

The PTSA Council consists of representatives from each of our schools’ PTA/PTSA units.  We come together to advocate for all children, share our knowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of students the Walled Lake Consolidate School District. Click here to visit the Walled Lake PTSA website.

Our Legislators:

Click here to search for your local legislators.

Michigan PTA Advocacy:

From universal kindergarten to a juvenile justice system – National PTA advocates have been at the heart of our nation’s greatest advances for youth.  Michigan PTA advocates ensure that parent’s voices are heard and that issues related to the health, education and well-being of all children do not go unnoticed. It is our goal to empower and encourage parents to speak to their legislators and the community on behalf of their children. For more Michigan PTA advocacy information click here.

National PTA Advocacy:

The National PTA speaks up for family engagement language in education; safe, healthy, and technologically advanced schools; and equal opportunity for all children, regardless of their socioeconomic background.

Click here to visit the National PTA advocacy page.

 

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Color Run pledge forms have been sent home. Help your children earn a great prize! Students receive a prize for every level they achieve. Donations can be turned in any time between now and October 3rd.

Sign up to help spray your child with color: www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4DA9AE2FA1F85-2018
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What is the PTA? How do I join? What events to they host? What is the Fall Fair?

New parents to Commerce, these questions are normal. We encourage you to visit our PTA website and take a look around where you can find tons of helpful information!
Visit: commerceelementarypta.com/

In addition, check out our "all you need to know about the PTA" document!
drive.google.com/file/d/1V300Al1M2VPZAzRZ1-u14sNBT3vAOx81/view?usp=sharing
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Upcoming Events
  1. No School

    September 19
  2. PTA Meeting

    September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Count Day

    October 3
  4. PTA Color Run

    October 5
  5. PTA Meeting

    October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm