Welcome to the Richardson ISD Council of PTAs website. Council is here to assist local RISD PTAs and meet the PTA vision of making every child’s potential a reality. 

Join us in supporting your local school. Be involved as a volunteer, join your PTA as a member, be informed by signing up for your PTA's eNewsletter, sponsor your PTA as a community partner and a community PTA member. There are many ways you can back the future and advocate for your child. #YouCanPTA

Used book FaiR opens Next Week!

The 41st Annual RISD Council of PTAs Used Book Fair is February 9-14, 2023. We have a new location this year for the event at 616 South Sherman Street (just north of Spring Valley on the same block and same side as Sara's Market & Bakery). This is Council's biggest fundraiser and supports scholarships for RISD seniors and teachers. For more information on the book fair, visit www.risdpta.org/usedbookfair

Visit our 2023 UBF Sponsors Page


Final Used Book Fair Drop Off This Weekend

Local PTAs, don't forget, coming up this weekend is the final BIG Drop off for the Used Book Fair! If you haven't signed up for your time slot, you can do so via this link: https://tinyurl.com/UBFdropoffFeb23
Please remember, all books must be counted and sorted. Tally and Disbursement forms are available on the Council website at www.risdpta.org/usedbookfair for this purpose. Please also write your PTA's name on each box so we know which boxes belong to you!
Thank you for supporting the Richardson ISD Council of PTAs Used Book Fair with your participation!



Volunteers Needed for Used Book Fair


Our Council Used Book Fair Chairs and volunteer helpers are hard at work sorting the next couple of weeks at our new Sherman location. Volunteers are also needed to help at the event. Used Book Fair Dates are February 9-14. Click here to sign up.


Thanks for supporting this important Council Fundraiser that provides scholarships for RISD high school seniors and teachers!



Serve on the 2023 - 2024 Council Board


Richardson ISD Council of PTAs supports all local PTAs in RISD and we are looking for volunteers who have an interest in serving on the 2023 - 2024 Executive Board. Click here to indicate your interest.

The great part about serving on the Council Board is that there are a variety of positions that fit different interests, skill levels and schedules. Plus, you get to serve the mission of the Council, which is "To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children."

To see a list of descriptions for various Council roles, you can review the Council Bylaws and Standing Rules that are available on this page


Contact the nominating committee chair with any questions.



Save the date! NEXT BOARD MEETING 2/23

Local PTA Presidents and Council board members, join us for the next Council Executive Board Meeting on Thursday, February 23 at 9:15 am (doors open at 9:00 am).


Location Arzell Ball Center, Rooms 201, 202, 203. RSVP and get more info. here: https://bit.ly/RISDPTAEBMJan2023


Council Board members, please remember to submit your committee report here: https://bit.ly/RISDCouncilExecBdReportOnline22-23





RISD Hometown Heroes vs Harlem Wizards


SAVE THE DATE! The world famous Harlem Wizards are coming to town in April for an afternoon of great FUN and fundraising!


Richardson ISD Council of PTAs is very excited to host our first basketball game fundraiser on April 16 at 3:30 pm in the Berkner HS Gym! The Wizards will play a game against a team of Richardson ISD teachers, principals and community leaders. We will have 25 RISD hometown heroes vs the Wizards so come on out and support!


The event will feature a variety of fun, interactive extras to complement the Wizards' dazzling demonstration of hoops artistry: Pregame "Wiz Kids" warm-up, contests, comedy, awesome slam dunks, audience participation, merchandise giveaways, and more. The game will conclude with the Wizards' signature dance celebration that will have parents on their feet and kids moving to the beat!


There will be concessions available to purchase, and it will be an amazing and FUN community event! Stay tuned for more information in the near future and don't forget to share this post to help spread the word!





 Join PTA - #MarnisAngels

Sign Up as a member of Marni's Angel program to support RISD PTAs! Click here to join Marni’s Angels

Register with Texas PTA

Thank you for serving as a member of your 2022-2023 Local PTA Executive Board! Every local Officer and Chair must register with the Texas PTA so that they can communicate with you on important updates throughout the coming year.





Volunteer Background Checks

Local units and Council Board Members, please remember to update your volunteer background checks for 2022-2023 at: https://risd.voly.org/ 

Thank you!