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Engage Your School Community

Let's Grow Our PTA Family
Do you know the number one reason why people say that they haven’t yet joined PTA? They were never ASKED to join! Learn how to start a conversation and create your own value message with Reasons YOU Belong: our five-step toolset to gain new PTA/PTSA members.

Reasons You Belong

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Your Community

Help Build a More Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive PTA

Check out the new Multicultural Reference Guide for PTA leaders to further your own learning about and connection to historically under-represented groups in PTA.

National PTA is committed to genuinely representing everyone in our school communities. We gain strength and amplify our powerful voice when we welcome all people to the table. Read our commitment to DEI and check out our new tools.

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National Standards for Family-School Partnerships

Your PTA can partner with your school to help improve how all families can be involved. To help get them started on implementing National Standards for Family-School Partnerships, check out:

Leadership: Have a Successful Year

Start your year by ensuring you have a team to fulfill the PTA mission and help accomplish the goals you have set for your PTA. Get organized using the Local Leader Kit: Leadership section.

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New Video Series from National PTA

Membership Minute
Looking for ways to connect with your community around joining your PTA? Look no further. Membership Minute will get you great ideas in about a minute.

Center for Family Engagement

YouTube Learning Series: 10 Minutes to PTA the Transformative Way

This YouTube series features tips to help parent leaders make their family engagement efforts more transformative with topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion! Listen and subscribe today.

Join the Fight to Prevent a Lifetime of Damage from Tobacco

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids works to change public attitudes about tobacco and promote proven policies that are most effective at reducing tobacco use and saving the most lives. Get involved.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

National PTA Programs

Are You Ready to Commit to Excellence?

Enroll in the National PTA School of Excellence program to facilitate school improvement AND build an inclusive, welcoming school community. Our program provides step-by-step guidance to help your PTA strengthen your school community and earn recognition. Enroll now through Oct. 15.

Enroll Now!

Reflections 50th Anniversary

Host a Reflections Program!

Host a PTA Reflections program in your school and use the arts to build new and lasting connections with community members. Learn more and register at PTA.org/Reflections.

Let’s Raise Our One PTA Voice for Every Child

Check out our Public Policy Priorities for Congress and Policy Briefs to make advocating in your own community easier and get more decisionmakers to listen.

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