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.
Give the gift of student success
Jungle Rangers turns cognitive learning activities into fun, kid-friendly tasks that can help accelerate homework time, boost grades, and improve classroom behavior. Make yourself, your child, and their teacher happy this holiday season by giving the gift of academic success with ifocus—PTA members receive a 15 percent discount off the purchase of this attention-training computer game. Local PTAs can also earn extra funds for your school through the Jungle Rangers Fundraising Challenge. Learn more at www.junglerangers.com to register your school, request a free sample and download advertising materials.
NEW PERK: Turn your receipts into donations for your school with Shoparoo
Shoparoo is a free mobile app that turns pictures of grocery receipts into automatic school donations no matter what you buy or where you shop. More than 7,000 schools and PTAs received Shoparoo checks last year, and the top earners neared $2,000 in donations – all using their mobile phones.
Shoparoo can be downloaded for free from the App Store or the Google Play store. You can learn more about the Shoparoo app at www.shoparoo.com.
For a limited time this holiday season, you can earn double the donations by submitting receipts from department, electronics, home improvement, and office supply stores!
Tis the season for science!
Celebrate the festive winter season with their annual holiday exhibit. See live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, immersive mini-dome shows, and more from November 27 through January 5. Learn more about our winter program.
California State PTA members can pre-purchase discounted 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.
Get big savings on teen driver safety program
Give the gift of safety to teen drivers you love this holiday season. California State PTA members can save big on teenSMART, a computer-based crash reduction program for teen drivers that is proven effective at reducing teen driver crashes. teenSMART teen drivers complete realistic and challenging computer-based driving simulations on a home computer at their own pace, in combination with parent-teen activities and driving exercises. Many leading insurance companies also offer significant discounts on auto insurance for teens who complete the teenSMART program.
Visit www.teensmartdriving.com for more information. PTA members using the "TSCAPTA" discount code will get $50 off the regular price of the program.
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.
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.
*Available in Comcast service areas
Learn More About Internet Essentials at http://internetessentials.com
Download or order materials that you can share with the families in your community at http://partner.internetessentials.com
California State PTA members can save on their next auto purchase
California State PTA members receive an average savings over $2,000 off the MSRP when purchasing through TrueCar. Visit capta.truecar.com to build your vehicle and receive Guaranteed Savings Certificates on the new car you want. Competitive prices come from a network of over 6,000 certified dealers. For more information, visit www.truecar.com/FAQ.html.
Plan a group outing with your PTA discount today!
California State PTA members, enjoy a day at LEGOLAND on us! Get coupons for one free with one paid admission for all your members. Or with a little planning, save even more — plan a PTA Family Field Trip for groups of 10 or more. See details and sign up your PTA at www.legoland.com/pta.
Here's a Member 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. They are offering $100 off any AED Package until the end of the 2013 for our PTA members. To find out more, visit the website www.theviafoundation.org, email email@example.com, or call (800) 284-0125 and mention that you are a PTA member. Become a Heart Safe Campus today
Jamba Juice launches their new "Sip to Support" program!
Jamba Juice, our valued sponsor, is committed to helping your PTA liven up its membership drive and help you raise additional funds for your programs.
PTAs can sign up now for the new Jamba Juice Sip to Support Fundraising Card Program powered by Marqeta. Plus, this offer also has an extra boost – some limited-time promotions to kick off your participation and get you ready for the back-to-school season.
- Receive a pack of 30 awards for getting 15 activated cardholders
- Receive a FREE pack of 30 Jamba awards for booking 5 fundraising events that will be held before November 30th.
Your PTA can also SIP YOUR WAY TO THE 2014 ANNUAL CALIFORNIA STATE PTA CONVENTION, May 7-10 in Los Angeles! Win a chance to attend the convention for FREE and receive a $200 travel voucher.
Here's how it works - For every cardholder activated in the Sip to Support program between now and December 31, your PTA will earn an entry into the drawing. One lucky drawing winner will receive a free registration to convention along with a travel expense voucher for $200. A second lucky winner will receive a free convention registration.
Also, check with your local Jamba Juice store manager about posting a "Join PTA" flier on the Jamba Community Boards in stores where available.
- Go to www.jambajuice.marqeta.com to register your PTA.
- Once your registration has been accepted, you will receive an email notification from Marqeta including marketing materials to help you promote the program.
- Ask your members to register online for their very own Jamba Juice Sip to Support Card.
For questions about the Jamba fundraising program, call 1-866-Jambago (1-866-526-2246).
Receive discounts on office supplies at Staples
The world's largest office products company proudly supports individual PTA members and PTA units with an exclusive year-round in-store discount, including:
- 10% off supplies and furniture
- 25% off copy & print
- 5% back in rewards on everything else you buy at Staples (except postage, phone/gift cards and savings passes)
- Free shipping on Staples.com
To become part of the Staples PTA Discount Program
- Join a local PTA and activate your 2013-2104 PTA Member Card at www.pta.org/activate
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. To obtain a PTA discount, visit:
If you have any questions, please contact Enterprise at (916) 787-4500
Special Discount for PTA Members!
JourneyEd.com is excited to announce NEW Academic Pricing for Rosetta Stone! Students, Faculty, and Staff can now buy, for home use, the best technology-based solution for learning languages! With 30 languages available, it's never been easier to prepare for a trip or add a skill to impress future employers.
As a PTA member, in addition to the already discounted academic prices, you will receive an extra 5% off for all California State PTA members!*
Please visit www.journeyed.com/perks and use Priority Code 450989 to receive the extra 5% off.
*Restrictions may apply.
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