Cooperating Partners

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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

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
  • Committee of Practitioners – ESEA
  • ESEA Renewal Think Tank
  • NYS DASA Task Force
  • New York State Bilingual Common Core Standards Steering Committee
  • Professional Standards & Practices Board for Teaching
  • Teacher of the Year (TOTY) Teacher of the Year Selection Panel

Rural Schools Association

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

Blue Coat (K9 Web Protection)

Campaign for Educational Equity

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 Education Association (NEA)

National Safety Council – New York Teen Safe Driving Coalition

New York State Afterschool Network (NYSAN)

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 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 School Boards Association (NYSSBA)

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

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)