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 a new Regional Adviser in Edinburgh and the Lothians. This is a sessional post for someone passionate about parental engagement.

SPTC this week

Eleanor Coner training Partnership Schools trainers 26 June

Eleanor Coner at Developing the Early Years Work Force event 27 June

Eleanor Coner meeting at Bo’ness Academy 29 June


The SPTC Blog has regular posts on a variety of subjects that affect or are of interest to parents. - Click here.

Success stories

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Up to date Contact

Do we have your parent group's most up to date contact details?
We will soon be sending out membership renewal packs for the upcoming year 2017/18. If your group's main contact has changed since August 2016, please get in touch and let us know -

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.

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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 »