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!


NYS PTA Vice President Susanne Smoller passes into the eternal light; we will celebrate her life

NYS PTA announces the death of Vice President Susanne Smoller, a tireless advocate and warrior for children.

NYS PTA Disappointed with Questar’s Computer Based Testing Program

NYS PTA is highly disappointed with the recent announcement that the computer based testing system of New York’s testing vendor, Questar Assessment, has failed again.

Our respective organizations oppose proposals to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, and urge this issue be removed from state budget negotiations

We urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to approach the issue of marijuana legalization with serious forethought, to heed the recommendations from leading medical organizations, and perform a thorough analysis of scrutinized data from other states that have legalized recreational marijuana use.

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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