Category: Archive


From Leading the Way to Leaving a Legacy

Our members are the real gears in the NYS PTA machine. Simply put, you make us go. So, let’s go!

Read More

Bronx International Community High School Teacher Named 2019 Teacher of the Year

NYS PTA Congratulates the 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year, Alhassan Susso.

Read More

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.

Read More

NYS PTA Commentary on ESSA Regulations

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

Read More

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.

Read More

NYS PTA Celebrates 19 National PTA Schools of Excellence

NYS PTA is proud to announce that 19 NYS PTA Units have been named National PTA Schools of Excellence.

Read More

National PTA Urges Congress and the Administration to Halt Zero-Tolerance Policy Separating Undocumented Children and Families

National PTA urges Congress and the administration to immediately stop the zero-tolerance policy that is resulting in harmful separation of undocumented children from their parents and family members. Our association also seeks immediate reunification of families presently separated under current enforcement policy.

Read More

National PTA and Texas PTA Statement on Shooting at Santa Fe High School

This is the second shooting at a high school in the past week and the second mass shooting at a school this year. We are way beyond ‘enough is enough.’ More must be done immediately to keep our children safe.

Read More

New York State PTA and Syosset Council of PTAs Honored Nationally for Championing Diversity and Inclusion

National PTA is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Jan Harp Domene Diversity & Inclusion Award.

Read More

National PTA Statement on Shooting at Forest High School

One person was injured and a suspect is in custody after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida. This is the second school shooting in Florida this year. Today also marks the 19th anniversary of the horrific shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.

Read More