August 11, 2017 
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  We BELIEVE we can IMPACT tomorrow!  

We believe PTA members can IMPACT TOMORROW for ALL children.

We believe that all families have a dream for their child.

We believe that every child must be celebrated and supported.

We believe that public education is most important.

We believe that we can Lead the Way together and make EVERY child's potential a reality.

The NYS PTA 2017-18 Membership Year is NOW OPEN. Renew your membership or join NYS PTA today.

Believe with us. JOIN TODAY!

If you need a reminder, watch THIS video on Why PTA.

  SAVE THE DATE! November 3-5 in Niagara Falls for the 121st Annual NYS PTA Convention  

NYS PTA is Leading the Way to Niagara Falls!
Join fellow education advocates, parents, caregivers and educators for the
121st Annual NYS PTA Convention
November 3-5, 2017 in Niagara Falls, NY!

Need a reason to come? Watch THIS VIDEO for why!

  National PTA Digital Safety Research Survey  

National PTA and NYS PTA recognize that digital safety is an imperative part of a healthy school community and interested in learning how we can help to build these spaces through digital safety.

If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13, please take this survey to share with us how your family approaches digital safety.

Help us share the survey on social media by copy and pasting the following:


How do your children interact online? National PTA recognizes that digital safety is an imperative part of a healthy school community and wants to learn how families approach social media, the internet and uses of apps - particularly for children under the age of 13. Please take this Survey:


How does your kid use social media? Help National PTA figure this whole thing out by taking this quick poll.

  Parent Resources  

A great year isn't just about good grades! Here's what teachers want parents to know from Scholastic

10 free apps and tools to start out and stay organized this school year from Edutopia 

Dependent students must report parent information on FAFSA applications - find out who counts as a parent from Federal Student Aid

  Letter from NYS Education Commissioner Elia  

Dear Parents,

Last month, we presented revisions to the draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan (revised summary available here) to the Board of Regents. Since releasing the draft plan in May, the Department received more than 1,000 public comments, both in writing and verbally at the 13 public meetings held across the state, and made revisions to the draft plan in response to those comments.

Click HERE to read more.

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Safe, social networking for kids, created by a kid, Zach Marks!
Click HERE for a video about being a good digital citizen.