Presentation on theme: "Byron V. Garrett Chief Executive Officer National PTA PTAs Transformation Moving from Random Parental Involvement to Systemic Family Engagement."— Presentation transcript:
Byron V. Garrett Chief Executive Officer National PTA PTAs Transformation Moving from Random Parental Involvement to Systemic Family Engagement
150 The number of kids who will drop out in the next hour.
2 The number of states (Massachusetts and South Carolina) that have 8 th -grade math standards equivalent to that of top- flight nations South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong.
THE POWER OF PTA Solving problems of the past. Taking on the challenges of the future.
$1.3 billion The economic impact of PTAs work helping kids succeed in school and life.
PTA HEALTHY LIFESTYLES GRANTS 67,000 Students living healthier and more fit.
467 billion Audience impressions garnered by PTAs PSA campaign. It was in the top one percent of all PSAs in distribution for five consecutive months.
$1,000 The amount of additional school funding needed to match the gains in student achievement that comes from successful parental engagement.
FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION PROGRAMS POLICY & PRACTICE LEARNING & GROWTH RESEARCH National Center for Innovation in Family Engagement
FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION PTAS PROGRAMS AND ADVOCACY AGENDA RESEARCH Advisory council on research and best practices Research studies and analysis Public opinion research Evaluation of PTA programs
FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION PTAS PROGRAMS AND ADVOCACY AGENDA PROGRAMS POLICY & PRACTICE Develop and Create Results- Oriented Programs. Indentify and promote best practices. Build advocacy and support. Create tools and resources for parents and caregivers. Better award and grant management.
FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION PTAS PROGRAMS AND ADVOCACY AGENDA Strong instructional design and curriculum. Provide new learning opportunities for members. Develop opportunities for certification and continuing learning. LEARNING & GROWTH
More than 140,000 PTA members informed about Common Core. Six of eight states targeted have adopted standards. $2 million in funding and stronger relationship with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. PTA SUCCESS: COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS CAMPAIGN
Initial effort in 10 cities expanded to 12 this year. 10,000 urban families engaged in addressing the achievement gap. Reached more than 47,270 people in August alone. PTA SUCCESS: URBAN FAMILY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE
ADDING PRESENCE AND CAPACITY National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement: Along with other partners, launching HHS-funded best practices center. Education Nation Scorecard: Builds PTAs presence as leading advocate for families in education. Webinar series: Helped nearly 2,600 stakeholders learn more about sustainable family engagement.
Engaging 350,000 men in improving education MILLION HOURS OF POWER
Never doubt that a group of committed citizens can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has! Margaret Mead