As a member of the California State PTA, you work hard all year to advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. Here are a few extra perks of membership available exclusively to PTA members.
to use on your next family outing
PTA Family Field Trips
For their dedication to the children of California, PTA members enjoy big discounts. Plan a PTA Family Field Trip* at LEGOLAND for groups of 10 or more by calling (760) 438-5346. See details and learn more at www.legoland.com/edu.
* Advance purchase only, offer subject to change without notice.
"Skulls" now at the California
Academy of Sciences
Every skull tells a story. Discover the clues skulls hold about how animals live, die and evolve in this revealing new exhibit that opened May 16. PTA members enjoy discounts on pre-purchased tickets for the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden State Park at www.calacademy.org/etickets2 using sales code "CAPTA." You can also call (888) 670-4433 to plan your visit.
Be sure to visit their website at www.calacademy.org for a current list of programs and events!
>>NEW PERK: Bring the Pacific Ocean into your classroom with Aquarium of the Pacific
New interactive videoconferencing programs bring the Pacific Ocean right into your classroom. Visit www.aquariumofthepacific.org/education for more information and to view a list of available programs.
California State PTA members save with Enterprise
PTA members are eligible for a fixed, discounted rate on all cars. Wherever you travel, whenever you travel, and no matter when you make your reservations, you'll always receive the same low rate, depending on the vehicle you rent. And you can go directly to the business line to pick up your car.
Enterprise also makes it fast and easy for California State PTA members to make arrangements for car rental needs. Make your reservation now with your PTA discount at the link below:
If you have any questions, please contact Enterprise at (916) 787-4500.
to help your family
Save big on prescriptions and medical services with WellCard
WellCard Health and its free prescription savings card allows PTA members to receive discounts of up to 50 percent or more on some prescriptions, as well as doctor or hospital visits, dental, vision, lab and imaging services and more.
The WellCard Health savings card is available to all California State PTA members. It offers:
- No enrollment, limits or expiration date
- Family coverage
- A supplement to existing benefit programs
- Over 410,000 physicians and 45,000 ancillary provider locations
- Over 59,000 nationwide pharmacies accept WellCard Health
Visit www.wellcardhealth.com to print your free card and start saving today!
Internet Essentials from Comcast
California State PTA is pleased to be a partner in helping to bring the power of the Internet to more students and families. Qualifying households in Comcast service areas receive discounts on monthly service and free internet training.While participating in Internet Essentials:
- You get fast home Internet service for only $9.95 a month, plus tax
- You never have any price increases or pay any activation or equipment rental fees
- You can buy a computer at initial enrollment for the low price of just $149.99 + tax
- You can get free Internet training — online, in print, and in person
If one or more of your children are eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program, your household may qualify for Internet Essentials. Learn more about Internet Essentials at http://internetessentials.com.
that help your students succeed
Big savings on teen driver safety program
California State PTA members save big on teenSMART, a computer-based crash reduction program for teen drivers. Many leading insurance companies also offer discounts on auto insurance for teens that complete the program.
Visit their new and improved website at www.teensmartdriving.com for more information. PTA members using the "TSCAPTA" discount code will get $50 off the regular price of the program.
>>NEW PERK: PTA and Sylvan Learning support student success
Sylvan Learning is offering PTA members free and discounted educational resources for students and parents. Receive 50 percent off a Sylvan Insight Assessment, get exclusive savings on a detailed academic assessment and take advantage of free parent seminars. Find your local center at www.sylvanlearning.com/locations and when you visit, use coupon code "PTA 2015."
to benefit your PTA and school
>>NEW PERK: Organize parents and volunteers easier and faster with VolunteerSpot
Boost participation with simple online signups for fundraisers, field days, back-to-school events, classroom helpers, carnivals, book fairs and more! California State PTA members get a FREE premium upgrade (up to a $300 value). Visit www.volunteerspot.com and enter priority code "CAPTA1415."
Discounts on supplies and more at Staples
PTA members save 10 percent on supplies and furniture and 25 percent on copy and print purchases at Staples when you activate your PTA membership card.To become part of the Staples PTA Discount Program, follow these two easy steps:
- Join your PTA and visit the PTA Member Benefits page at www.pta.org/benefits
- Register for Staples Rewards® by following the link provided on the PTA Member Benefit page
View the flier for more details.
Become a "Heart Safe Campus!"
Here's a perk that literally saves lives, The Via Foundation, an Allied Agency and a non-profit organization, is committed to helping our schools become Heart Safe by providing discounts on AED packages. To find out more, visit the website www.theviafoundation.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (800) 284-0125 and mention that you are a PTA member. Become a Heart Safe Campus today!
Special Discount for PTA Members!
JourneyEd offers academic discounts on software and technology products. As a Member Perks provider, in addition to the already discounted academic prices, JourneyEd gives California State PTA members an extra 5% off! (Restrictions may apply)
Please visit www.journeyed.com/perks and use Priority Code "450989" to receive the extra 5% off.
JourneyEd.com is excited to announce academic pricing for Rosetta Stone! With over 30 languages available, PTA members can now buy this technology-based language learning software for home use.
To view even MORE benefits of PTA membership, visit our National PTA website at www.pta.org/benefits.