Last updated May 19, 2021.
Choosing an issue
First answer the following questions:
If all of these are answered in the affirmative, proceed to "Researching the issue."
Researching the issue
Obtain as much background information as possible:
If the research supports a strong PTA position, proceed to "Communicating the issue."
Communicating the issue
Raise awareness of the issue by conducting an effective communications campaign by using the following strategies:
Being a part of the Legislative Committee is an opportunity for representatives from local units to gather in an informal setting to discuss important issues that are hot topics in our school communities.
By joining the PTA, you are indicating your commitment to advocating by adding your voice to the numbers of dedicated parents and teachers in a school PTA, council PTA, state PTA, and National PTA.