Run Your PTA

Are you looking for help running your PTA? From this area you can access the following: Resource Guide, Forms, Bylaws information, Guides, Leadership Development materials and other items to help you Run Your PTA! Annual Officer Contact Information/Form A Bylaws/Procedures…

Parent Resources

In this section of the website you will find resources on numerous topics for parents pertaining to parent involvement, engaging educators, and helping students.


From this area you can access the following: NYSPTAlert, Advocacy Newsbriefs, Fast Facts, Press Releases and other news items published by NYS PTA!


NYSED Memo Prohibiting Federal Funds to be Used for Firearms

The NYS Education Department will not allow local educational agencies to use Title IV, Part A funds – or any other federal or state funds – for the purposes of purchasing, storing, or training school staff in the use of firearms under any  circumstances.

NYS PTA Commentary on ESSA Regulations

NYS PTA leaders sent a letter to NYSED with commentary on the ESSA regulations.

PTAs and Schools Honored for Innovation and Excellence in Family Engagement

National PTA is pleased to announce that Maple West Elementary PTA in Williamsville, NY (Western Region) has been honored with the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award.

English Language Learners (ELL)

Are you looking for some information on English Language Learners (ELL)? Check out this page for more information… NYS PTA Resources English Language Learners (ELL) Brochure NYS Education Department NYS Education Department ELL/MLL Parent Guide NYS Education Department Office of…

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Family Engagement

Family Engagement is a critical strategy for ensuring students’ academic achievement, graduation from high school and overall success in life. In this regard, National PTA has adopted six Standards for Family-School Partnerships. These Standards provide a framework for strengthening Family Engagement programs, activities and policies.

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