PTA offers dozens of programs and events designed to help support PTA’s mission to help every child potential a reality. PTA provides all the resources, including planning guides and promotional materials, needed to host a successful event or program at your local unit. Save your PTA time and money by using these ready made programs to increase family engagement and provide additional student enrichment opportunities.
NATIONAL PTA Grants
National PTA awards hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and prizes to support PTAs as they work to make every child’s potential a reality. Visit the National PTA Grants page for more details. The deadline to apply for grants is generally announced in the summer.
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National PTA’s Reflections program has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life. Visit the Reflections page to access the Nevada PTA handbook and resources.
National PTA School of Excellence is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
Parenting in the digital age is complex. PTA Connected strives to help children act safely, responsibly and thoughtfully online. PTA has been a partner to parents on digital parenting topics, exploring in-depth the issues that are on the minds of today’s families, and connecting parents with tools, research and supports to make the best decisions for their children.
Research shows that one of the most effective ways to prevent bullying behavior is to create a positive school climate. School climate encompasses everything that contributes to a student’s experience with a school—from the physical building to policies, staff and peer culture. Use the Connect for Respect (C4R) Toolkit to guide your PTA/PTSA in engaging students in improving the school climate and reducing bullying.
National PTA’s STEM + Families® initiative increases access to STEM education and careers, especially among under-represented youth, by developing, evaluating and sharing effective ways to engage families in STEM experiences, while working with partners to improve access to STEM school and community learning environments.
The Healthy Lifestyles Initiative provides PTAs with programs, education, and tools to partner with schools and advocate for healthy changes in nutrition and physical activity.
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK – Held annually the first week of May, PTA offers ready made materials to make your celebration a success. Make sure to visit the page for valuable offers from partner Office Depot as well.
BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PTA – Go Back to School with PTA each September.
TAKE YOUR FAMILY TO SCHOOL WEEK – Celebrate PTA’s long legacy of family engagement during National PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week each February by hosting an event at your school.
CONVENTION – National PTA Convention offers amazing opportunities for training and networking for PTA members and leaders at all levels.
LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE – National PTA Legislative Conference (LegCon) allows you to network with fellow PTA advocates, meet with policymakers, hear PTA advocacy success stories and learn how to shape public policy on Capitol Hill and at home.