Wisconsin PTA

Become a Believer

PTA believes together we can make every child’s potential a reality. There is no wrong or right way to be involved – anything you can give, whether it’s time or money, will help to support children’s health, safety and quality of education, and build stronger, more inclusive school communities.  It only takes 5 minutes.

 

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President’s Message

Our 2019-2021 President, Heidi Nicolazzo, chose the theme of her presidency to be “helping children to emerge as leaders, now and for the future!”

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Creating and supporting policies and laws that better the lives of Wisconsin children is one of the most important roles of Wisconsin PTA.

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LET'S HAVE SOME FUN!

Wisconsin PTA want to know how you PTA!  Shoot a video or record a slideshow of pictures of you and your team demonstrating to us how you have been PTA-ing and the amazing things that you have been doing to advocate for kids.  Make sure your school name/city are in the video or pictures somewhere, add the music of Montell Jordan’s This is How We Do It and we will stitch them all together to create an awesome fun video that you will be able to use in your Fall membership drives and volunteer/leadership recruiting.  Upload videos to VidHug by April 4th to be included in the video!  Questions?  Contact Gena Kraemer – gkraemer@wisconsinpta.org.

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We NEED You!

Wisconsin PTA is looking for officers and board members that believe in the mission of PTA and have the skills to carry our vision through 2021 and beyond!  Everyone–parents, students, teachers, administrators, grandparents, guardians, men, or women are all welcome to participate.  Please return this Letter of Intent by February 12 to be considered for a position on the board or get on the ballot to become an officer of Wisconsin PTA!  

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COVID Reources

Latest news and resources

Advocacy Action

#StopCutsToClassrooms – send a message today!

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2020 State of Education Address

Listen to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor present the 2020 State of Education Address.

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Are you registered to vote?

Want to register to vote or vote by mail? Check your voter registration status and more. 

Are you a #believer yet?

More Reasons to Believe in the Power of PTA 

Family Resources

Between WI PTA and National PTA a wealth of resources including Badger Care info, Center for Family Engagement, Success Guides, and help understanding school terms like CORE, ESSA, etc- you can find them here.

Awards & Scholarships

Scholarships and awards at the regional, state, and national level are just one of the ways students gain from PTA. Educator, volunteer, and honory PTA awards are also given to recognize those who devote their lives to Wisconsin children. 

Conventions & Expos

State and national level conventions are a great way to mingle and learn from other parents, leaders, and educators. They are also one of the biggest sources of fundraising for WI PTA.

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The National PTA Reflections Art Program encourages students to express their thoughts and feelings through creative arts. Visual arts, music composition, photography, literature, dance choreography, film production, and special artist awards given.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

The PTA’s mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

Get Involved

Find your local PTA unit, join the Wisconsin PTA as an individual member of the Wisconsin At-Large Unit, and join the National PTA. Become a believer and help make every child’s potential a reality.

Upcoming Events

Feb 8 - Feb 12 Safer Internet Week

Join us for a week filled with events for PTA Leaders, families, school administration, teachers, grandparents, and community members!  Follow the link https://www.pta.org/home/events/safer-internet-day

Feb 16 - Talk About It Tuesday

7 pm – 8 pm  Join the Wisconsin PTA for an hour of conversation on zoom. We will be talking about Advocacy Month, Share Your Love for PTA & your public school, #thisishowWIptas, budget hearings, and tell us how your PTA/PTSA is doing.

Focus Areas

Advocacy

Learn how to write your legislators. Read PTA position statements. Find out about current legislative actions.

Education

Understand what Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) means. Learn about the College & Career Readiness Initiative and assessments.

Family Resources

Getting families to talk about education. Downloadable student success guides. Learn the importance of being involved at/with school.    

Health & Wellness

Find mental health, emotional, and physically health guides and resources for families.

Safety & Welfare

Learn how to talk to children about safety to help increase their understanding of the need for practicing safe behaviors.

Training

Local PTA Leaders gain expertise in how to run strong units. General members can also access free leadership training.

To Our Sponsors

Thank you! 

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