Can anyone join the PTA?
No, only the parents or legal responsible of pupils and the teachers of The British School of Rio de Janeiro may become an associate to the PTA.
How do I get involved in a committee?
- Go to the committee’s page;
- Contact the committee head by sending him/her a message.
If I am a committee head, does that mean I will be doing all the work?
No, you will have other members helping and supporting you.
I don’t think I can make a commitment for the entire school year but I still want to help. What can I do?
There are many ways to help. Among them, we have several committees that offer a good opportunity to people with different interests and time commitments to choose the areas they would like to help with.
Can anyone be elected head of a committee?
To be elected head, you must:
- Have been with the school for at least one year;
- Have attended, at least, 3 monthly meetings at your site during the past year.
How do I open an account at the PTA website?
Please click the "new account" button available at our homepage (bottom-left corner) and fill in the form. As this is a closed community, your registration will need to be approved before your account is activated. You will be notified by e-mail when it happens. Please take note that this process can take up to two school days (it cannot be done during vacations, breaks or holidays).
Can I use my email or school account at the PTA website?
No. Although we suggest you use your email as username, your PTA account is totally independent from any other account you might have, including your school account.
Why do I need a PTA account for?
There are some sections of our website that are only available to our community, for instance, the enrolments in PTA after-school activities. To access these areas, you will need to log in first.
I already have a PTA account but I forgot my username. What can I do?
You can also use your email to log in. You can also have your username sent to your e-mail by clicking the icon that looks like a person under the username box at the login area.
I forgot my password. What can I do?
You can have our system create a new password for you and send it to your email. Just click the icon that looks like a key under the username box at the login area. There is no way we can recover your original password. After your log in with your new password, you can change it by editing your profile (this link appears in the login area after you log in).
How can I change my password and other personal information, such as email and phones?
After you log in you can edit your profile: a link appears in the login area after you log in.