Parents at your school have questions about the new standards-aligned state assessments. Help them find answers with this toolkit and training and support from your state PTA. Any school can use this toolkit to educate parents on assessments.
- Advertise the opportunity for local PTA units in your state or region to host a PARCC or Smarter Balanced event
Step #2: Download your state's Workshop PowerPoint and Script
- Custom State Power Points: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Illinois Spanish version, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, Nevada Spanish, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio
- PARCC Template Power Point and Script: Long Version, Short Version
- Smarter Balanced Template Power Point and Script: Long Version, Short Version
Step #3: Use customizable templates for your event
Event Planning Tools
Event Parent Take-Home Tools
Step #4: Promote your event
Step #5: Post-event Tools
National PTA recommends these resources for parents, educators and PTA leaders who want more information about College and Career Ready Standards, Common Core Standards and Assessments.
Email your state PTA, email@example.com or call your State PTA for help.