Celebrating Our 2019-2021 Schools of Excellence

National PTA recently announced the 2019-2021 Schools of Excellence, and Illinois PTA is proud to congratulate our record number of schools being recognized. The 11 schools are: Frederick Douglass PTSA, Chicago George W. Lieb PTA, Inc, Bridgeview Glacier Ridge PTA, Crystal Lake Granger Middle School PTA, Aurora Greenbrier Elementary PTA, Arlington Heights Homewood PTA, Homewood … Continue reading Celebrating Our 2019-2021 Schools of Excellence

News from National Convention—Engaging Hispanic/Latino Families

National PTA ran the Hispanic/Latino Outreach Initiative from June 2018 to May 2019 in ten states to develop ways for PTAs to connect and engage with Hispanic/Latino families. The results of the initiative will be packaged in a toolkit for PTAs to use that will be released in early 2020. At the 2019 National PTA … Continue reading News from National Convention—Engaging Hispanic/Latino Families

News from National Convention—Proposed Dues Increase

Early this year, National PTA proposed an increase in national membership dues of $1.50/member, raising the total National PTA portion of dues from $2.25/member to $3.75/member. The original proposal was to make the dues increase effective July 1, 2019, but National PTA moved the proposed start date to September 1, 2019 based on feedback. The … Continue reading News from National Convention—Proposed Dues Increase