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1 National Representative 2012 – 2013 Tools for Schools


3 By the end of this workshop you will know about: Available PTA resources Ways to receive funding for your PTA Ways to receive recognition for your PTA

4 National PTA Advocacy Improving Public Policy Affecting Children & Families

5 National PTA Advocacy Resources PTA Public Policy Agenda –Family Engagement in Education –Opportunity & Equity for All Children –Early Childhood Education –Education Funding PTA National Legislative Conference PTA Takes Action Network Learn more at

6 National PTA Programs Working to ensure every childs potential is a reality!

7 National PTA Focus Areas Family Engagement Health and Wellness The Arts

8 National PTA Family Engagement Programs PTA National Standards for Family-School Partnerships Take Your Family to School Week Grants Phoebe Apperson Hearst Family-School Partnership Award Three for Me (Engagement Tool) Learn more at and

9 Family Engagement Resources Tip Sheets for Parents and Teachers 100 Ways to Help Your Child and School Succeed (brochure and poster) National Standards Poster National Standards Brochure National Standards Assessment and Implementation Guides …and More!

10 Healthy Lifestyles Program Grants of up to $1,000 to PTAs to focus on programs and activities that support: –Limiting Sugar Sweetened Beverages –Emphasizing Fruits and Vegetables –Moderating Portion Sizes –Promoting and Increasing Physical Activity –Reducing Screen Time Application window typically open from May to September November is Healthy Lifestyles Month

11 Healthy Lifestyles Resources PTA Kit – Poster Parents Guide Family Activities Poster Nutrition Guides for Toddlers, to tweens and teens …and More!

12 The Arts & Resources Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grants Program Reflections Theme Search State Arts Chairs Guide Local Arts Chairs Guide Rules, Poster, Postcards & More! Learn more at and

13 National PTA Special Support Initiatives Common Core State Standards Connect For Respect – Bullying Prevention Head Start MORE Alliance / Male Engagement Military Alliance for Parents and Partners

14 National PTA Membership & Field Service Initiatives Providing Support to Our Members

15 National PTA Membership & Field Service Support PTA MORE Emerging Minority Leader Conference (EMLC) Urban Family Engagement Initiative (UFEI) Learn more at

16 National PTA Membership & Field Service Initiatives PTA E-Learning –Conflict Management –Ethical Leadership –Grant Writing –Planning Your PTA Year –Preventing Theft in Your PTA –Cultural Competency –…and more topics! National PTA Convention & Exhibition Plus!.. Member Discount Programs

17 National PTA Resources The Official PTA Kit Membership Marketing PTA website at Just Between Friends E-Newsletters PTA Social Media (Facebook & Twitter) PTA Annual Report Learn more at

18 Questions?

19 (800) 307-4PTA (4782) For a copy of this presentation, visit

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