News & Events
PTA Take Your Family to School Week Brings Families into Classrooms Nationwide 2-15-17
National PTA has designated Feb. 13-17 PTA Take Your Family to School Week to encourage families to visit their child’s school and strengthen partnerships between parents, teachers and administrators. The timing of the week honors the day PTA was founded, Feb. 17, 1897.
National PTA Honors Outstanding Efforts in Advocating for Children and Education 2-9-17
National PTA is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 Outstanding Advocacy Awards, which honor parents and youth from across the country for their commitment to being a powerful voice for all children and a strong advocate for public education. The honorees will be recognized at the 2017 National PTA Legislative Conference, Wednesday, March 8, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va.
National PTA Statement on Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education 2-7-17
Today, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Education. Where we are in alignment, we stand ready to work together, however, policies of the administration that attempt to weaken public education will continue to meet National PTA’s opposition.