Special Joint Event: How Can We Safely Reopen Schools in the Fall?

How Can We Safely Reopen Schools in the Fall? A special event for the education community and parents to dialogue

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National PTA Disappointed with Supreme Court’s Ruling in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue Case

National PTA is disappointed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, allowing taxpayer dollars

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National Organizations for Youth Safety Scholarship Program

National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving is sponsoring a scholarship program to recognize some of the exceptional achievements from students

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National PTA Adopts Position Statement on Reopening of Public PreK-12 Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the National PTA Board of Directors has adopted a position statement on the reopening of public

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Grant Opportunity for COVID-19 Relief Funding

Phase Two funding is now open nationally to all local and District/Council/Region PTAs. Applications can be submitted through our grants

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PTA Grant Announcement – Larimore Elementary PTA

Missouri PTA is pleased to announce Larimore Elementary PTA (Hazelwood School District) is a recipient of a PTA COVID Relief

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June 2020 News from National PTA

LEARNING HEROES: Learning Heroes has released their NEW parent/guardian report, Parents 2020: COVID-19 Closures – A Redefining Moment for Students, Parents and

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National PTA Statement on Racial Inequity and Injustice in America

“National PTA condemns the inequitable and brutal treatment of all African Americans in this country. No human being should be

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Emergency Meal Distribution Equipment Grants

School districts across the state have worked hard and quickly to get food to kids during school closures. The need for equipment

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JC/DC CRITICAL ACTION ALERT HB 1540

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Tell Your Senator say NO to this omnibus bill! (An omnibus bill is a bill that

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JC/DC CRITICAL ACTION ALERT: SB 528

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Tell Your House Representative to vote NO to SB 528!   SB 528 transforms Missouri Course

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Reflections – National and Missouri Award Recipients

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MISSOURI PTA’S DIGITAL SHOWCASE OF ALL OUR 2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

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National PTA to Fund $1.5M to PTAs Across the Country to Support School Communities During COVID-19 Crisis

National PTA announced today that $1.5M in grants will be awarded to PTAs across the country to help meet critical needs

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 – 8, 2020.  Click here to visit National PTA’s website for Teacher Appreciation Week

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JC/DC ACTION ALERT: April 28, 2020 Session Begins Again!

Dear Advocates for ALL children, Missouri lawmakers were back in Jefferson City yesterday as they restarted the 2020 Legislative session!

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Healthy Kids Week: April 20-25

Action for Healthy Kids will be hosting a series of 10-minute Facebook Live videos presented by experts, so mark your

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Every Child in Focus

Every Child in Focus reinforces National PTA’s mission to advocate for every child—with one voice—so all families feel invited and welcomed

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More meeting restrictions and school closure extensions

So what does this mean for PTAs in Missouri? Missouri PTA realizes that many of our units and councils are

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2020 Census – Important Information from National PTA

Click here for information from National PTA about the 2020 Census and it’s impact on children and families. Public Education

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Message from Our MOPTA President

Hello Missouri PTA Members, Our 104th Annual State Convention scheduled for May 1-3, 2020 has been canceled as well as

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Reflections Announcement

Missouri PTA is so proud of all of our State Reflections Award recipients! Recognizing the creative efforts of our Missouri

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Tips for Parenting During Coronavirus Crisis

Every day, the Child Mind Institute publishes a video and social tile with a tip for supporting families through the

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National PTA Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a rapidly evolving public health situation. State and local PTAs must follow the direction

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Missouri PTA Announcement

Hello Missouri PTA Members, In response to the health information and recommendations related to the coronavirus outbreak, many school districts

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Child Mind Institute – Supporting Our Kids Through the COVID-19 Crisis

With more and more schools and workplaces closed and public life suspended, parents everywhere are wrestling with how to keep children

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Information from Action for Healthy Kids and Active Schools

Action for Healthy Kids and Active Schools understands the challenges schools and parents are facing right now and the concerns

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2019-2020 Reflections Awards Announcement

Missouri PTA is proud to announce 2019-2020 Reflections Award Winners!  See the document below.

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The 2020 Census: What Does it Mean for Children and Families?

Click here for information from National PTA about the 2020 Census and it’s impact on children and families. Public Education

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Missouri PTA Legislative Platform 2020

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Missouri PTA 2020-2022 Term Officer Nominees

The following individuals have been nominated for office for the 2020-2022 term of Missouri PTA.   President-Elect       

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Reminder – Unit in Good Standing Requirements

Sunday, 12/1 is the deadline to be in good standing. Good standing is a requirement to participate in Reflections, apply

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“Clear the Air” Youth Vaping Awareness Campaign

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) joined Governor Parson, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and

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Preventing Suicide – Article from Child Mind Institute

Child Mind Institute Helping children when and where they need it most Many people are reluctant to talk about suicide,

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2019-2021 Schools of Excellence

The following Missouri PTAs have been designated a 2019-2021 National PTA School of Excellence. Alexander Doniphan PTA, Liberty Barry Middle

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Support Missouri PTA When you Shop on Amazon!

Please visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-0657947 and opt in to donating to Missouri PTA!  It doesn’t cost you anything, Amazon will simply donate

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