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National PTA Radio Back by Popular Demand

Podcast to provide tips, info for today's parent


ALEXANDRIA, VA. (February 10, 2012)After a brief hiatus National PTA today re-launches National PTA Radioa podcast focused on education, family, parent involvement and legislation related topics, as well as real-life tips and information.

Anyone can listen to National PTA Radio on-demand and catch a quick show online with the click of a mouse. The podcast will include new segments every other Tuesday that include interviews with national experts, parent leaders and success stories from across the country. Show lengths will range from three to 10 minutes.

The first series of shows features a one-on-one interview with William Novelli, former CEO of AARP, former president of Porter Novelli (one of the world’s largest public relations agencies), and current professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He has also served in executive-level positions with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and CARE (the world’s largest private relief and development organization). Other topics include podcasts on how your PTA can apply for a Take Your Family to School Week grant and a preview of National PTA’s Legislative Conference.

Listeners can also influence the show topics by sharing their ideas via National PTA’s Facebook page and Twitter. National PTA Radio producers will continuously engage the online community to ensure the podcasts are providing information for today’s parent.

About National PTA

National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.