Detroit Council PTA Hosts Town Hall Meeting with National PTA President Otha Thornton, Jr.
Monday, December 02, 2013
Posted by: Sandra York
Every Child in Focus: Serving Families of Children with Special Needs
PHOTO, left to right: Mac Saleh (Michigan PTA Board Member), Tawanna Simpson (Detroit School Board Member), Verna Brocks (Detroit Council PTA President), Otha Thornton, Jr. (National PTA President), Enrique Escallion (SunTrust Banks, Inc.), Heidi May (National PTA)
MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013 - National PTA President Otha Thornton, Jr. joined the Detroit Council PTA for a Town Hall Meeting at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. National PTA's Every Child in Focus campaign is centered on strengthening family engagement in schools by celebrating important cultural distinctions and achievements, while highlighting solutions to educational issues. December's focus is families of children with special needs and the unique challenges they face in supporting student success.