December 23, 2019 
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  Give the Perfect Gift - PTA Membership!  

Looking for a perfect gift for your favorite parent, grandparent, neighbor, school board member, local politician or anyone else who cares about kids?

End your search with PTA membership!

A PTA membership will help us grow our collective voice to continue the work of advocating for all children both in Albany and in Washington!

Your recipient can be a member of any PTA unit in New York or our statewide unit, Empire State PTSA, please click here

To find out what we have been up to, and why we need your support, please feel free to read our 2018-19 Annual Report, just released!

  Register for Legislative Summit and Lobby Day 2020  

Now is the time to speak up to support children.

Click here to register for the 2020 Legislative Summit and Lobby Day.

Click here to book your hotel.

Why come? We need YOU to help us advocate.

Sunday you'll hear from experts in the field on issues affecting children and how YOU can make a difference. Monday you'll hit the halls in Albany and meet with your state legislators.

IMPORTANT - your attendance is needed this year, we need a strong show of support for our children and schools.

  Susanne Smoller Commitment to Advocacy Youth Award  

Click here for more information about this new award.

  Do You Know an Outstanding Junior or Senior Student Humanitarian?  

Click here for more info + application.

  Strategic Partners  

Please contact AIM directly for all your insurance questions, 24/7, at 1-800-876-4044 AIM.

Contact Donna at to schedule your Every Child Healthy Event for Spring!

GoGuardian supports a safe and engaging online learning experience in K-12 classrooms. With a suite that includes filtering, classroom management, suicide prevention, and device monitoring, 7 million+ students benefit from this all-in-one solution for 1:1 programs.

Contact: Michelle Ramos | | 888-310-0410

Help Our School is excited to reveal the New York State PTA fundraising portal in time for all your last-minute holiday shopping needs. Not only can you save money on the goods you already buy from big box stores, you support NYS PTA while doing it.

Contact: Terri Altman, Lifetouch Sales Representative | 516-404-9671

Gaggle's goal is to keep students safe this winter break. If your students are suffering from the holiday blues and need some extra support, check out this list of resources
Contact - Tim Hodkinson | | 585-721-0263

Membership at Mountain America is open to PTA members nationwide. Since we are a full-service financial institution, PTA members may take advantage of many benefits including resources on spending, budgeting and financial planning.

Passport for Good is a simple, secure student engagement platform that highlights the positive impact of students and schools in their communities and provides data never before quantified on that impact. Learn more at

creatED by Crayola provides professional learning, classroom resources and family engagement solutions to K-12 educators on creative leadership, multiple approaches to literacy and STEAM to prepare students with academic and life skills that hinge on creativity. By inspiring creative instruction through teacher leaders and project-based learning, creatED bolsters school-wide student engagement and improves learning outcomes.

EF Education First: Worldwide safety and support

EF Educational Tours is committed to the safety of their travelers. They have a presence in every destination they travel to (that's over 50 countries!) and 24/7 emergency support.

Ignite family engagement through the One School One Book family literacy program presented by Read to Them. One School One Book creates a dynamic synergy between home and school by reading one common children's novel together. Contact Mary at or visit

Smart Science Education provides real experiments and hands-on measurement that makes it a powerful STEM resource. Student formulated hypotheses help students understand how to do science.

Did you know a public performance license is required to legally show movies within your school building? An annual license from Swank Movie Licensing USA covers all planned and unplanned movie showings, including showings for family engagement, student incentives, before- and after-school care programming, fundraising initiatives and more! Watch our webinar to learn more about licensing, and email us today ( to take advantage of NYS PTA discounted pricing:

TechXtend focuses on assistive technology for individuals with disabilities, character development, curriculum development, school safety, STEM and other educational hardware and software products.

Net Generation, official youth tennis of the USTA, gives kids the skills to be great, on and off the court. Learn more about #NetGeneration by emailing Jocelyn Cruz-Alfalla, Director, Schools & Community Tennis, at

  Parent Resources  

Look what happened in NYC! Mayor DiBlasio bans flavors in e-cigs/vapes effective July 2020! from the New York Post

People are leaving snacks for delivery workers this holiday season. It's spreading all sorts of cheer! from Woman's Day

Does your child suffer from "coat-a-phobia," refusing to wear a coat on cold days? Your Teen Magazine has an answer to the problem of kids and coats.

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