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.

Important News

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WI PTA Leadership Summit

Register now to join us for the virtual Leadership Summit on May 22, 2021!  We will have door prizes, workshops, officer training, keynotes, door prizes, exhibitors, networking, exclusive screening of Screenagers:Living in a Digital Age & Screenagers:Chapter Two, and (did I mention?) door prizes!  Registration is only $20 per person and all attendees will receive a mailing with information and goodies from WI PTA & our sponsors! For more information, visit the Virtual Leadership Summit page.

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COVID Reources

Latest news and resources

Advocacy Action

#StopCutsToClassrooms – send a message today!

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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

April 20 - Talk About It Tuesday

Join us via zoom or live on Facebook for a panel discussion with some guest speakers from local units, your state board, and your National PTA board.  Guests include Heather Birk – WI PTA Treasurer; Nina Cruz – Families United PTA President; Matthew John (MJ) Rodriguez – WI PTA Federal Leg Chair & National PTA Board Member; and Gena Kraemer – WI PTA President-elect will serve as moderator.  The topic for the evening will be Family Engagement.

April 27 - Talk About It Tuesday

7 pm – 8 pm  Join the Wisconsin PTA for an hour of conversation on zoom. We will be talking about 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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