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

RISD Schools closed on tuesday 1/31

Richardson ISD schools and offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 31 due to the Winter Storm Warning forecast and anticipated hazardous travel conditions. Keep up with updates at risd.org.

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.



Local PTA Presidents, Council Delegates, Principals and Council Board Members, please join us for the next Delegate meeting on Thursday, February 2 at 9:15 am (doors open at 9:00 am). This meeting will take place at the RISD Administration Building Auditorium. RSVP at https://bit.ly/RISDPTADelMtgFeb2023. We will be celebrating Founders' Day!


*All presidents should send in Voting Privileges Form to Council Secretary. You can find the form here: https://bit.ly/RISDCouncilVotingPrivilegesForm22-23






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!