Tuesday, Mar. 05 2013 3:26PM
PTA Kids First Town Hall meeting to be March 8 in Lee’s Summit
A Kids First Town Hall Meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. March 8, hosted by Missouri PTA and the Lee’s Summit Council of PTAs. The meeting will be at Longview Historical Mansion, 1200 SW Longview Park Drive in Lee’s Summit.
A light breakfast will be served so please RSVP to Jacque Gragg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-761-5024.
The following elected officials have been invited to attend: Sen. Will Kraus, Rep. Jeff Grisamore, Rep. Gary Cross, Rep. Mike Cierpiot, Rep. Donna Pfautsch, Rep. Joe Runions, Rep. Sheila Solon, Rep. Noel Torpey and Rep. Rick Brattin.
Dorothy Gardner, Missouri PTA vice president of legislation and advocacy, will moderate and will be asking questions related to Missouri PTA’s top priorities for local control of schools, funding for early childhood education, increased parental engagement and tax credits for tuition to parents of nonpublic school children.
Missouri PTA represents more than 70,000 members statewide and is a member of the National PTA organization. The mission of the Missouri PTA is to positively impact the lives of all children and families by using a powerful voice for all children; being a relevant resource for all families and communities; and being a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child. For more information, go to www.mopta.org.