Partner Organizations

Printable Version of Cooperating Partners List

Cooperating Partners NYS PTA attends meetings and participates in the advocacy efforts of the organizations listed below. We will provide support in the form of letters and other forms of communication: by co-signing on coalition letters and press releases; collaborating on position papers, joint studies, or informational publications; participating in press conferences, projects, or other events; and placing notices in NYS PTA publications encouraging PTA members to support and participate in partners’ activities. All issues and activities must be consistent with the official positions of the NYS PTA.

Partnerships in which NYS PTA has a role in governance:

Educational Conference Board

New York State Family Engagement Coalition

Rural Schools Association

Partnerships in which a member of NYS PTA Board of Directors regularly attends meetings:

New York State Department of Education, e.g.:

  • Career and Technical Advisory Board
  • Commissioner’s Advisory Committee on Special Education
  • Data Privacy Advisory Council
  • Every Student Succeeds Act Think Tank
  • NYS Dignity for All Students Act Task Force
  • NYS Educational Technology Advisory Committee
  • Principal Preparation Task Force
  • Professional Standards & Practices Board for Teaching
  • Standards Review Committee
  • Teacher of the Year Selection Panel
  • Title I Committee of Practitioners

Partnerships in which a member of NYS PTA Board of Directors maintains personal communication with decision makers:

Advocates for Children

Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education in NYS, Inc. (AGATE)

Alliance for Quality Education

Campaign for Educational Equity

Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC)

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC)

Families Together in NYS

Grassroots Environmental Education

Healthy Schools Network

League of Women Voters of New York State


National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Board Certification for Teachers NY (NBCTNY)

National Education Association (NEA)

National Safety Council – New York Teen Safe Driving Coalition

New York State Afterschool Network (NYSAN)

National School Safety Coalition

New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT)

New York Coalition for Healthy School Food

New York Library Association

New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

New York State Alliance for Arts Education (NYSAAE)

New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO)

New York State Association of School Nurses (NYSASN)

New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS)

New York State Court System – Parent Education Awareness Program

New York State Department of Health

New York State Education Department/State University of New York (NYSED/SUNY) TeachNY

New York State Middle Schools Association (NYSMSA)

New York State Network for Youth Success

New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA)

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

Northeast Comprehensive Center at RMC Research

No Kid Hungry by Share our Strength

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York

Safe Routes to School

School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS)

Schools and Professionals in Nutrition (SPIN)

Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (SCAA)

Winning Beginning NY (WBNY)