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Take Your Family to School Week

Celebrating Family Engagement

National PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week, celebrated Feb. 13–17, 2023, is designed to provide families with an opportunity to get more involved in their child’s education and strengthen their partnerships with teachers and administrators. The timing of the week honors the day PTA was founded, Feb. 17, 1897.

Family Engagement Supports Student Success

Research shows that family engagement supports student success. Students with involved parents are more likely to earn higher grades and pass their classes, attend school regularly, have better social skills and go on to post secondary education.

Girl and Father at School
For over 125 years, National PTA has been encouraging families to get more involved in their child’s education.

Help us celebrate PTA’s long legacy of family engagement during National PTA's Take Your Family to School Week by strengthening family-school partnerships using PTA's National Standards.

Eight Ways to Celebrate


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Welcome all families into your PTA community.

Make your meetings more inclusive and explore all of our diversity, equity and inclusion materials!



National PTA Programs

Focus on supporting student success with PTA’s Programs:

How PTA leaders describe our programs...

Why National PTA Programs Word Cloud




Family Engagement in High School

Fight the misconception that family engagement stops after middle school and discover new strategies for engaging high school families.



Advocate for Every Child

Speak up for every child with our advocacy resources and don’t forget to register for LegCon!

Advocacy Award


Transforming Family-School Partnerships

Sign up for our new webinar series, Transforming Family-School Partnerships with PTA’s National Standards – and invite a friend!



Celebrate with Community Partnerships

Brainstorm how you can invite community partners to join in on the celebration. Connecting with your local library is a great place to start!



You Belong in PTA

Help all families in your community feel like they belong in PTA. Get started with these Reasons You Belong membership resources.

Reasons You Belong

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Email Programs@PTA.org.