Parent Assessment Event Toolkit

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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.

Step #1: Read the Leader's Guide - State Assessment Parent Info Event

  • 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

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

Additional Info

National PTA recommends these resources for parents, educators and PTA leaders who want more information about College and Career Ready StandardsCommon Core Standards and Assessments

Email your state PTA, or call your State PTA for help.