News & Events
National PTA Statement on Student Gender Identity Guidance 5-13-16
Today, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released guidance on public schools and districts’ obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) regarding a student’s gender identity. National PTA issued this statement on the release of the guidance.
Student Artists Honored Nationally for Letting Their Imaginations Fly in 2015-2016 Reflections Program 5-10-16
National PTA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015-2016 Reflections arts in education program. Seven students from across the country have been honored with the Outstanding Interpretation Award, and nearly 200 students have been recognized with Awards of Excellence and Merit. The awards honor creative interpretations of the theme “Let Your Imagination Fly” in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.
National PTA Applauds 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes 5-4-16
On May 3, President Barack Obama honored Jahana Hayes as the 2016 National Teacher of the Year in a special ceremony at the White House. In addition to Hayes, other educators from across the country were also selected for personal recognition by President Obama, including Jennifer Doll-Fowler, a second-grade teacher in Omaha, Neb. and president of Nebraska PTA.