National PTA Grant Winners

There were 16 winners of 9 National PTA grants in Nassau Region this Fall. This school year, National PTA awarded over $650K in program funding to nearly 500 PTAs. Our Nassau Region winners received either $1,000 or $2,500 in funding.

2 received $2,500 grants:

Queens Community PTSA, Rosedale – PTA Healthy Minds Grant (Sponsored by Allstate)

West Hollow Middle School PTA, Melville – PTA Healthy Minds Grant (Sponsored by NY Life Foundation)

14 received $1,000 grants:

Howell Road PTA, Valley Stream; Landing School PTA, Glen Cove; Mineola Middle School PTSA, Mineola,; Gribbin PTA, Glen Cove; Seaford Harbor PTA & Seaford Manor PTA, Seaford -PTA Connected: Smart Talk Grant (Sponsored by Norton)

Northern Parkway PTA, Uniondale – STEM + Families Propelling Our World (Sponsored by Huntington Ingalls Industries)

New Visions School PTA, Freeport – STEM + Families Science Festival (Sponsored by Bayer)

Hampton Street PTA, Mineola – PTA Connected: Be Internet Awesome (Sponsored by Google and You Tube)

Meadow Drive PTA, Albertson; Meadow School PTA, Baldwin – Family Reading Experience (Sponsored by Office Depot Office Max)

Elmont Memorial High School PTSA, Elmont – Tobacco Prevention Campaign (Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)

Freeport High School PTSA, Freeport, Roosevelt PTSA, Roosevelt – PTA Connected + Discord (Sponsored by Discord)

National PTA School of Excellence

The “National PTA School of Excellence recognition program opens the lines of communication and critical thinking within school communities.”

We are honored to recognize the following recipients from Nassau Region that have achieved the School of Excellence designation for 2020-2022 or 2021-2023:

               Aiden Terrace PTA – Valley Stream

               George H. McVey PTA – East Meadow

               Hampton Street School PTA  – Mineola

               Lynbrook South Middle School PTA – East Rockaway

               Meadow Drive PTA – Albertson

               Meadow School PTA – Baldwin Harbor

               POMBS PTA – Plainview

               Dutch Broadway PTA  – Elmont

               East Lake PTA – Massapequa Park

               Lenox PTA – Baldwin

               Ogden Elementary PTA – Valley Stream

               Old Bethpage Elementary PTA – Old Bethpage

               Plaza PTA – Baldwin

               Stanley D. Saltzman East Memorial PTA – Farmingdale


Enrollment for the 2022-2023 program will be open until October 15, 2022. For more information, visit: https://www.pta.org/home/programs/National-PTA-School-of-Excellence.

Complete list of 2020-2022 designees: https://www.pta.org/docs/default-source/files/programs/school-of-excellence/2020/celebration-graphics/2020-2022-national-pta-school-of-excellence-roster_351.pdf

Complete list of 2021-2023 Designees: https://www.pta.org/docs/default-source/files/programs/school-of-excellence/2021/celebration-materials/2021-2023-national-pta-school-of-excellence-roster_242.pdf

Read S’more!

Congratulations to Nassau Region’s PARP Award winner!  Stanley D. Saltzman East Memorial PTA in Farmingdale was selected for their “Read S’more at Camp SEM” PARP program which ran in January.