Top 5 Things You Need to Know
- National PTA released a statement on Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education. Read the full statement.
- March is also National Nutrition Month. Learn more about this important topic on PTA.org!
How Did You Celebrate Take Your Family to School Week?
Take Your Family to School Week was Feb. 13-17, and we loved hearing from PTAs across the country! This year, PTAs celebrated the changing faces of families in our nation’s schools.
We want to hear from you!
- Use the hashtag#PTAProud and tag @NationalPTA on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to join the nationwide celebration.
- Brag about your great events! Tell us how you celebrated by sharing your story at PTA.org/PTAProud.
National PTA Celebrates Safer Internet Day!
National PTA President Laura Bay joined several other organizations in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 7 to celebrate Safer Internet Day
The theme was, “Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet.”
In addition to the national event in Philadelphia, 20 local PTAs celebrated by hosting Safer Internet Day satellite events to teach families about The Smart Talk
, an interactive digital safety website designed by National PTA and LifeLock. These events were made possible by $1,000 grants awarded by National PTA.
Nominate a Teacher for STEM’s Highest Honor
Winners receive a signed certificate from the President, a trip to Washington, DC for recognition events and a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation. Nominations close April 1, so nominate an exceptional teacher today
Encourage Kids’ Love of Reading with Kindle
The Kindle for Kids Bundle is perfect for young readers. With access to thousands of books on one lightweight device, kids can keep reading without weighing down their backpacks.
Learn more about the Kindle for Kids Bundle at Amazon.com
Support Kids’ Health and Well-Being: Apply for a Grant
Action for Healthy Kids is providing over 1,100 grants for the 2017-2018 school year. Apply for a breakfast grant to pilot or expand school breakfast programs or a Game On grant to support physical activity and nutrition initiatives.
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