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Connect for Respect—Bullying

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Connect for Respect is National PTA's initiative to encourage PTAs across the country to lead conversations in their school communities about bullying, how it is affecting their communities, and to develop solutions that they can implement collaboratively together.

Parents and caring adults play pivotal roles in creating a healthy school and community climate that is free of bullying. PTA leaders and parents are key players in building awareness in the community and taking action to stop bullying in your communities.

Use the tools and resources below to plan Connect for Respect events.

Resources for PTA Leaders

How to Plan a Connect for Respect Event
How PTAs Can Host a Conversation on Bullying in Their Community (pdf)

What You Can Do As a PTA Leader
Three Ways PTA Leaders Can Prevent Bullying (pdf)

PTA Profiles in Bullying Prevention
Highlights of State and Local PTA Bullying Prevention Programs & Activities (pdf)

Parent Tip Sheets

What You Should Know
Basic Information and Statistics on Bullying (pdf)

What You Can Do
Proactive Ways Parents Can Prevent Bullying (pdf)

How to Make Sure Your Child Doesn’t Become the Bully
Six Tips to Instill Anti-bullying Behavior in Your Child (pdf)

Where You Can Go
Where to Find Anti-bullying Resources and Help (pdf)

Resolutions & Position Statements

PTA Resolution Against Bullying
PTA resolution in support of policies and programs that address the prevention, intervention, and elimination of bullying