Join the 2017 March Membership Challenge!

IL PTA Challenges YOUto reach out and get new members to join your local unit PTA during the month of March 2017.

Each local unit will get one entry in the drawing for every 10 new members that have joined between the dates of
March 1-31, 2017.

  • (1) $120 Award in honor of the 120th Anniversary of the PTA
  • (4) $25 Awards

Membership Challenge Drawing: One winner will be drawn for Grand Prize of $120. Four additional winners will be drawn from the remaining entries, a total of five winners, at the 2017 Illinois PTA Convention in Naperville, Illinois on April 8th. (Winners do not need to be present to win but we encourage participation at Convention)

**To be eligible for this challenge, the Illinois PTA office must receive all membership dues no later than April 4th, 2017. Illinois PTA Dues Reporting Form.pdf

Forward any questions to Julie Holdeman at

Click here for full contest details.

“Thanks for the Memories” Membership Campaign

Your PTA works hard on behalf of the children, parents, and staff of your school providing volunteers, programs, events, and resources. Mid-year is the perfect time to reach out to parents for a “Thanks for the Memories” Membership Campaign.

Remind parents of all the ways the PTA makes a difference at your school by providing various programs, fun family and school events, parent and school resources, & volunteers for the PTA and school. There are many ways to reach out to parents for their support.

Thanks for the Memories Explaination
Thanks for the Memories sample flier (FILLABLE)
Thanks for the Memories Social media messages

PTA Super Fan Membership Referral Campaign

Making personal contact with others is the most effective way to make an impact, share your story, answer any questions, and invite them to join through their membership and support!

Your PTA Members are your best resource; tap into their commitment and support shown through membership. Their outreach of contacts expands your possible membership base, allows them to help the PTA, and you can grow your membership.

Super Fan Membership Referral Campaign Explanation Sheet
Super Fan Personalizable Referral Form FILLABLE
Super Fan Membership Flier

Grow Your Membership Through a Gifting Campaign

Give the Gift that gives to SO MANY. PTA MEMBERSHIP! Purchase a gift Membership for someone special to you. Your gift of membership will not only help your child and your school, but will also assist Illinois PTA and National PTA advocate for legislation for positive change for children here and across the country.

Gift Membership Campaign Explaination
Membership flier- Gift Memberships (FILLABLE)

Membership Card Template Instructions

See more at: PTA Membership Resources

For some excellent downloadable fliers to use in your membership recruitment see: PTA Membership Fliers

Recruitment-Engagement-Retention Award Application

Membership Recruitment Manual

The Role of a Membership Marketing Chairman

Why Be a PTA?

Why Join a PTA?

Illinois PTA Membership Benefits

The Value of PTA

Los Valores del PTA

Dues Remittance Form

Request for Additional Cards

Membership Card Return Transmittal

Membership Record Keeping

Business Member Window Cling Order Form

Today's PTA Marketing Materials

PTA and the Community

PTA and Principals