Meet the new cohort of Fellows!
July 28, 2021
We are thrilled to welcome a new cohort of Fellows! This year, our four Fellows will focus on issues related to mental health and social emotional learning. The team includes Danni Kim (California), Ashley Miller (New Jersey), Laura Mitchell (Maryland) and Michelle Smith (Texas). Read more about them in our press release!
New Webisode: 10 Minutes to PTA the Transformative Way
June 23, 2021
Our YouTube series features tips to help parent leaders make their family engagement efforts more transformative! Check out the latest video, “Let's Talk About Being 'Identity-Blind' featuring our new National PTA President, Anna King.
Tools to Turn Your Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into Action
June 1, 2021
Start your DEI journey in three steps! First, complete the diversity profile which asks you to reflect on who in your community is represented in the PTA and who is missing. Second, reach out and start talking with your community. The facilitator’s guide empowers leaders to start conversations with people who they have struggled to engage. Third, use the DEI action plan template to develop steps to become more inclusive.
Looking for more guidance on using these tools? Watch our latest webinar.
Notes from the Backpack Podcast Healthy Minds Miniseries is Out Now!
May 12, 2021
We released FIVE new Notes from the Backpack episodes! That's right, five new episodes dedicated entirely to your family's mental health and social emotional well-being. Listen now!