National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September is National Hispanic Heritage Month.

How Your PTA Can Better Support Hispanic Families

  • Read our PTA One Voice Blog for PTA Success Stories and additional resources. You can also share your blog! We want to hear local and state PTA success stories on supporting student success through diversity and inclusion. Use our blog share tool to tell us your story.

Every Child in Focus Leadership Series: Hispanic Student

National PTA, Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Univision joined together to host online events. Access recordings from the webinar series at any time: Watch Now!

About Hispanic Children and Families

View our weekly infographics for a visual snapshot of Hispanic children and families: Hispanic Heritage 101, The Faces of U.S. Public School Classrooms, 4 Facts About Hispanic Children in America's Public Schools.

Click to enlarge this Hispanic Heritage 101 Infogr     Click to enlarge this U.S. Public Schools Infograp

Facts About Hispanic Children in America's Public

Ways to Engage Hispanic Families

  • Abriendo Puertas: A School Readiness Program that Strengthens the Leadership and Advocacy Skills of Parents with Children Ages 0-5
  • Pacer Center: Bilingual workshops, individual assistance and translated publications focusing on issues facing families
  • Fuel Up to Play 60: Access a FUTP60 Overview, two guides and a take-home letter template (en Español)

How PTAs can better support Hispanic familiesClick image to enlarge (En Español)


Through its Every Child in Focus initiative, National PTA is hosting a series of virtual events for PTA leaders, educators, and family and community engagement professionals to educate about effective family engagement and community outreach strategies.


Each event will feature guest speakers with real-world insights to help parent leaders, educators, and community organizations understand perspectives of families, overcome barriers to family engagement, and deepen relationships in ways that will yield new parent leaders and advocates for children.