Continuing Education Scholarships

Did you know that California State PTA offers several scholarships for PTA members? To help school professionals and volunteers continue their educations, California State PTA is proud to offer $500 and $750 scholarships for credentialed teachers and counselors, school nurses and PTA volunteers.

All scholarship applications require two references and application forms can be completed online. All scholarships require current membership at PTAs in good standing, so if you aren’t a current member, join today!

Learn more and apply at

Applications for scholarships and grants are due October 1st by 5 p.m.

Open Positions at SB Area Council of PTAs – 2021-22

Due to covid restrictions over this past year, it has been especially difficult to fill our Council board for the 2021-22 school year. Santa Barbara Area Council of PTAs is asking for your help in filling the following positions so that we may support our units and run healthy PTAs. 

VP of Leadership
VP of Communications
Membership Chair
Honorary Service Awards Chairperson

For position descriptions, please click here

Please email Andrea Carrara right away if you are interested in serving on the board or as a committee chairperson. You will make a huge difference, and the time commitment is much smaller than working at the unit level. 


Program Grants

Apply for the California State PTA’s Program Grants! Available to unit, council and district PTAs in good standing, these unique annual grants are geared to address four initiatives of major interest to our children, schools and members:

  • Parent education
  • Cultural arts
  • Outreach translation
  • Healthy lifestyles

Learn more about the four initiatives and apply at

Applications for scholarships and grants are due October 15 by 5 p.m.

Financial Update from the State PTA

Here is the link to the Part 1 of the Financial Mailing from the State PTA. Link available soon.

On page 3 are listed the Important Dates for tax filing and Insurance Premium remittance.

Page 7 takes you to the Tax  Filing support Center with step-by-step guidelines.

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