A safe environment allows children to flourish and grow, free from violence, drugs, gangs and other threats. PTA offers resources, support, and guidance, so that we can make a difference in our homes, schools and communities. Start with these ideas and contact PTA if you have further questions.
National PTA developed a Leader's Guide, template and take-home tools for implementing creative educational activities around the theme, Safety at Home and at Play.
Tips for Safer Routes to School
Ways to make your child's route to school safer.
Preventing Injuries on the Playground
Tips for supervising playground activities in order to prevent injuries.
Programs & Initiatives
Back to Sports Night
The National Football League (NFL) has partnered with National PTA for the Back to Sports initiative, which helps PTAs across the country educate their communities on wellness—from concussion education to NFL PLAY 60 tips on nutrition and staying active.
Take 25 Campaign
A grassroots campaign created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) in honor of National Missing Children’s Day, annually recognized on May 25.
Resolutions & Position Statements
PTA Position Statement on Child Safety and Protection
Position Statement outlining areas that PTA encourages members to monitor and support.
Third Party Resources
National Crime Prevention Council's School Safety and Security Toolkit
Safety tips for home and school.