Parent's Guides to Student Success--click here
The Parents’ Guides to Student Success were developed by teachers, parents and education experts in response to the Common Core State Standards that more than 45 states have adopted.
Created for grades K-8 and high school English, language arts/literacy and mathematics, the guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career.
Family Guides--click here
National PTA, in partnership with the National Education Association, is pleased to offer newly updated Family Guides. These guides can help parents and caretakers find valuable tips for helping their child succeed in key learning areas.
PTA leaders, teachers, parents and families should use these guides to engage families in education throughout a child’s academic career.
Use these tips and tricks to help reinforce what your child is learning at school, at home.
Our Children Magazine--click here
Read articles on everything from How to Raise a Leader to Launching a Homemade Rocket.
Every Student Succeeds Act--click here
If you haven't heard, there's a new law governing K-12 education this year. We break down what this means for you.
Television, iPods, iPads, laptops tablets and smart-phones… Today’s kids are exposed to an average of seven hours of “screen-time” each and every day, and the impact of those media messages can shape many of their perceptions and actions. These resources from the Media Madness program provides parents and caregivers the tools to successfully manage their children’s “screen time,” effectively monitor media messages and content, and realistically modify your approach as children grow and technology advances.
Volunteers of the Month
We are so thankful for our volunteers!
Lara Durand: For helping so much with the ticket sales booth at FF. She was there the entire night, accommodating as many people as she could. It was so very helpful knowing she was there as I ran around like a crazy person! She was even-keeled and in good spirits the entire time...even when we were at our busiest!! So thankful for her!
Michelle Parker / Alison Davis / Barbara Goodwin: Helping in the library and for being available whenever and wherever I need them.
Debra Bache / Julie Geter / Michelle Parker / Katrina Bailey / Clara De Ridder / Brook Erwin (also for help with Nutcracker) / Tina Pawlik: I had a lot of help on Santa's Workshop, but these volunteers did the most!
Ircka West: For doing an amazing job on Santa's Workshop!!