You and Your Parent Council or PTA

Being part of a PC or PTA can be rewarding and fun. It can also be difficult, for lots of reasons. We understand the frustrations, questions and worries.

In fact, STPC has years of experience and know-how, and it’s available to you right here. There are articles, leaflets and Frequently Asked Questions, but if you can’t find what you want, call the STPC helpline on 0131 474 6199 or email We’re here to help.

We’re hiring

We're looking for someone in Moray or Aberdeenshire who is passionate about parental engagement to join our fantastic team of Regional Advisers, and run our free information and training sessions.    
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  • On your behalf

    - Eleanor Coner meeting with West Lothian Council about Partnership Schools 13 February
    - Eileen Prior and Seonaid Heeps meeting with Education Scotland about Digital Learning Week 14 February
    - Eleanor Coner At Langlees Primary School for parent event 15 February
    - Eileen Prior meeting with Scottish College of Educational Leadership 15 February
    - Eleanor Coner at Inveralmond Community School 15 February
    - Eleanor Coner delivering How to Improve Your School at Our Lady and St Patrick's High School 15 February
    - Eleanor Coner meeting with North Lanarkshire Council 17 February

    SPTC AGM & Lecture 2017

    This year's AGM and Lecture will take place on the evening of 23 March at the IET Teacher Building in central Glasgow. The event is being opened by Mark McDonald MSP, Minister for Early Years and Childcare and delivered by Dr Janet Goodall of Bath University.

    Member insurance

    Our membership-linked insurance has provided tailored cover for parent groups for many years. We understand what parent groups do and the kind of cover they need – so that’s what’s provided as part of STPC membership.

    Read all about member insurance here »

    Get involved

    There are lots of ways to get involved and play a part in the only membership organisation of its kind in Scotland!

    Member support

    Our membership support service is parent-friendly and responsive

    Find out what support is available to members here »