Upcoming Programs & Events

Durham Council of PTAs hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from our Back 2 School Kick-Off to our Annual Bright Stars' Volunteer Recognition Gala. For PTA Council Trainings, please view our Council Trainings link for more information on specific training seminars, webinars and events. We hope to see you there!

2022 Durham Council of PTAs Election

Slate of Officers

President: Aja Purnell- Mitchell

Vice President of Fundraising: Stephanie Lynch

Vice President of Family Engagement: Shanaye Ellison

Treasurer: Nicole Williams

Secretary: Vacant

Please register so you can cast your vote: https://bit.ly/DCPTA080422

Note: You must be a paid PTA member of a local unit in good standing to vote.

2022 Back-to-School Celebration

Back to School Celebration

Saturday August 13, 2022 – 10:00am -3:00pm

Join Durham Council of PTAs for our Back-to-School Celebration at Pilgrim Baptist Church located at 2420 S. Roxboro Street Durham, NC 27713. This event will sponsor a School Supplies Giveaway, Community Yard Sale (new and gently used items), Community Resources, Food, Music, and More.

Vendor Spaces: $20.00 each (Table and chairs are not provided. Vendor set up time is from 8:30am-9:30am)

Interested in purchasing a space? Please use this link: https://ptadurham.memberhub.com/store

*If you have any questions about the event, please send us an email at: durhamptacouncil@gmail.com

2021 Back 2 School Bash

Join Durham Council of PTAs, for FREE and FUN on Sunday, August 29, 2021, from 10:00A.M. to 3:00P.M., for our Back 2 School Bash at Durham Central Park located at 501 Foster St., Durham, NC 27701.

This event is fun, free, and open to the public. This is a community-wide event and will include a food distribution, school supplies and backpack giveaway, provide community resources and access to various food trucks and business vendors. Come join us in celebrating the start of another school year. All are welcome.

The purpose of this event is to support our Durham Council of PTAs Scholarships and community programs that we host throughout the school year. This is an excellent opportunity to network and gain maximum marketing exposure in addition to contributing to academic achievement and parent involvement throughout the city of Durham.

For more information about becoming a food truck or business vendor, please visit, register, and submit payment here: http://bit.ly/DCPTABack2SchoolBash

For more questions, please contact us at Durhamptacouncil@gmail.com with Back2School Bash in the subject line.