Contact: Ellen Tillman, Peralta District PTA VP Membership, membership.pdpta(at)

Our PTAs are invited to win one of several ShopPTA gift cards by successfully completing any of the following membership challenges!

  1. Provide me with the name and contact information for the board member over membership in your unit by emailing (one point)
  2. Pick up your unit’s membership cards and/or communicate your intention to use TOTEM’s electronic membership cards. (one point)
  3. Email and let us know your membership theme and goal.  If you’re an in-council unit (Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, or Pleasanton) please cc your council’s membership chair.  Be sure to also include in your email so they are in the loop too! (one point)
  4. Attend fall membership training. (one point per attendee for a maximum of three points)
  5. Attending Zooming Into Membership meeting. (one point per attendee for a maximum of three points)
  6. Join, or continue using, TOTEM, and remit at least 15 members through the system. (one point) 
  7. Remit payment to Peralta District Treasurer (or your council treasurer for any in-council units) for at least 15 members by September 30, 2022.  Note if you are using TOTEM, per caps are remitted automatically! (one point)
  8. Follow @volun.trying on Instagram (DM me your unit’s name so I award points accordingly). (one point per person following for a maximum of three points)
  9. Like Peralta District PTA’s Facebook page. (Send an email to so I award points accordingly).  (one point per person following with a maximum of three points awarded)
  10. Submit any of the following items to be banked in an online resource library for all units in district (one point per item submitted for a maximum of five points):
  • Picture of bulletin board at school site
  • Membership form your site uses
  • PTA membership fliers/promotional materials
  • Any other membership resources your unit has created!

Points equal entries for you unit to be entered to win one of several ShopPTA gift cards. ShopPTA has a ton of PTA branded promotional materials you can use as incentives for activities and to promote membership in your unit. Winners will be selected and notified October 15, 2022!

Questions? Email

These 52 units met the 100 members in the first 100 days of the 2021-22 term

Crocker Highlands Elementary PTA – Oakland
Edna Brewer Middle School PTSA – Oakland
Glenview Elementary PTA – Oakland
Hillcrest Elementary PTA – Oakland
Joaquin Miller Elementary PTA – Oakland
Oakland Technical High School PTSA – Oakland
Redwood Heights Elementary PTA – Oakland
Skyline High PTSA – Oakland 
Albany Middle PTA – Albany
Alameda High PTSA – Alameda
Edison Elementary PTA – Alameda
Franklin Elementary PTA – Alameda
Maya Lin PTA – Alameda
Wood Middle PTA – Alameda
Washington Elementary PTA – Berkeley
Castro Valley High PTSA – Castro Valley
American High PTSA – Fremont
Ardenwood Elementary PTA – Fremont
Centerville Jr. High PTSA – Fremont
Forest Park Elementary PTA – Fremont
Glenmoor Elementary PTA – Fremont
Harvey Green Elementary PTA – Fremont
Irvington High School PTSA – Fremont
J. Haley Durham Elementary PTA – Fremont
James Leitch PTA – Fremont
John M. Horner Jr. High PTSA – Fremont
Mattos Elementary PTA – Fremont
Parkmont Elementary PTA – Fremont
Vallejo Mill Elementary School PTA – Fremont
Thornton Jr. High PTSA – Fremont
Walters Junior High PTSA – Fremont
Warm Springs Elementary PTA – Fremont
Warwick Elementary PTA – Fremont
Washington High PTSA – Fremont
Altamont Creek PTA – Livermore
Arroyo Seco Elementary PTA – Livermore
Andrew Christensen PTA – Livermore
Emma C. Smith Elementary PTA – Livermore
Kennedy Elementary PTA – Newark 
Alisal Elementary School – Pleasanton
Amador Valley High School – Pleasanton
Donlon Elementary School – Pleasanton
Fairlands Elementary – Pleasanton
Foothill High School – Pleasanton
Hart Middle School – Pleasanton
Hearst Elementary School – Pleasanton
Mohr Elementary School – Pleasanton
Pleasanton Middle School – Pleasanton
Valley View Elementary School – Pleasanton
Vintage Hills Elementary School – Pleasanton
Walnut Grove Elementary School – Pleasanton
Roosevelt Elementary PTA – San Leandro

Tools to Help Grow & Nurture Your Membership

Building Membership and Marketing PTA Toolkit: Here you’ll find tools and resources you can use all year such as logos, social media graphics, Zoom backgrounds, and marketing/promo PTA videos.  A little further down you’ll find the fliers and resources that are ready to go and some that you can customize.

Totem Electronic Membership System: The official California State PTA technology partner. Now, members can quickly and securely join your units. Click here to learn more about getting started with Totem.

TOTEM logo

Member Perks: PTA members are eligible for perks and discounts from both California State PTA and National PTA.

Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit: Learn to keep volunteers motivated by putting an achievable plan together for the year.

National PTA Resources include

Membership Cards & Envelopes

Cardstock membership cards are available from your council, or if you are out-of-council contact membership.pdpta(at) to arrange to pick up yours. 

To print member names on the cardstock membership card, a downloadable word template is available.

Membership envelopes are available for $15 for a box of 500 – from either your council. If you are an out-of-council PTA, contact membership.pdpta(at) to arrange to purchase a box and/or send a check to the Peralta District PTA treasurer using the proper remittance form.   It is not required that a PTA use our envelopes; many PTA units create their own fliers that invite people to join the PTA.

Membership Due Dates

The dates below are Peralta due dates for councils and out-of-council units to submit to Peralta. In-council units (Alameda, Fremont, Berkeley, Pleasanton) your due dates to submit to your respective councils will be earlier- follow your council’s due dates, so councils can in turn meet the due dates below.

  • October 15th: 30 members for “Ready Set Remit” award
  • November 15th: 15 members to remain in good standing with the State PTA
  • March 1st: Membership for recognition at State Convention
  • June 15th: Final remittance for the fiscal year.