Illinois PTA Supports Governor’s End to Seclusion

Illinois PTA strongly supports Governor JB Pritzker’s decision to end seclusion of students by schools. The move comes following a ProPublica Illinois investigation in conjunction with the Chicago Tribune into the use of restraint and seclusion in Illinois public schools. The investigation documented more than 20,000 incidents from the 2017-2018 school year and through early … Continue reading Illinois PTA Supports Governor’s End to Seclusion

News from National Convention—Plan Your PTA Year with National PTA Programs

One of the major benefits of having a PTA is being able to take advantage of National PTA’s numerous free turn-key programs. A workshop at the 2016 National PTA Convention spelled out how PTA leaders can plan their entire PTA year using these programs. By taking advantage of these programs, PTAs can easily and effectively: … Continue reading News from National Convention—Plan Your PTA Year with National PTA Programs

Illinois Bicycle Safety Quiz Challenge—A New Program to Go for Illinois PTAs

Today’s guest post is from Ed Barsotti, Executive Director of the League of Illinois Bicyclists. Illinois PTA partnered with the League of Illinois Bicyclists to bring a new Program to Go to local PTAs. Be sure to check out the League’s Facebook page for additional news and information on bicycling in Illinois. Here is a … Continue reading Illinois Bicycle Safety Quiz Challenge—A New Program to Go for Illinois PTAs