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Benefits of Membership

To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

About Us

Celebrating 90 years of advocating for children in Hillsborough County. Established in 1924 and organized under the authority of the Florida PTA, the Hillsborough County Council of PTA/PTSA is a team of volunteers dedicated to strengthening local PTAs and PTSAs in Hillsborough County, helping them to work more effectively on behalf of the children in their schools and communities.

Together, we form a strong, unified voice on behalf of the children in Hillsborough County.


The Hillsborough PTA presents a number of different awards every year. However, in order to win one of our awards you have to apply for it. That means that you've got to visit this site and download and complete the required form.

News Feed

The Last Rodeo of the Year was an exciting time for all.  It was a pleasure to welcome so many fellow volunteers and advocates to our annual Awards Ceremony.  Let us all join in the celebrations as we recognize our wonderful PTA's and volunteers for all they have done this year.  Congratulations to all our winners! We can't wait to hear about all you do for the children of Hillsborough County in the upcoming 1 winners Awardspage 2 winners Awards

Meet your new Officers

Meet your new Officers

May 31, 2015

Meet your NEW


Hillsborough County Council PTA/PTSA



Robin DeVault

Vice President of Leadership

Jenevieve Gillen

Vice President of Areas & Regions

Tina Young

Vice President of Advocacy

Bethany Robinson

Vice President of Organization

Pamela Bradford


Michelle White


Adele Martinez

Welcome to your new Officers.

We look forward to working with you for a Success New Year.

4th Annual High Tea

March 1, 2015

The pleasure was all ours Thursday, February 19, 2015 at our 4th Annual High Tea at the Tampa Garden Center. We Celebrated our 90 years Advocating for the Children of Hillsborough County as we were joined by 100 of our friends.

Local PTA Presidents and HCC IRA members joined us on this relaxing day while enjoying sipping tea, eating wonderful foods and delectable desserts. We honored our Legacy, our PTA Founders Day and Celebrate Literacy with the Hillsborough County Council International Reading Association.

Recipients of the HCCIRA awards were honored to have their President Darlene Baker and Superintendent, Mary Ellen Elia present to them. First Place the Mary Ellen Elia Award went to Adrienne Latshaw, Media Specialist from Franklin Middle Magnet School with their Project: Super Summer Reading Program. Second place went to Karen Palumbo and Sara Ortiz from Monroe Middle School with their Project: Book-a-Palooza!

And Third place went to Jennifer Pope a Volunteer at Metropolitan Ministries with their Project: Academic clubs and mentoring. Lastly a Honorable Mention went to Denise Becker, the HEF Free Teacher Store Manager with their Project: Literacy’s Nitty Gritty.

Congratulations to all the winners.