NMPTA Proud Award Nominations are now being accepted!

New Mexico PTA is pleased to announce that applications are available for the NMPTA Proud! Awards program for 2016-2017.  Based on the National Standards for Family-School Partnerships this awards program encourages all New Mexico PTA schools to submit entries in one or more categories describing how  the PTA at your school successfully Welcomed All Families, Communicated Effectively, Supported Student Success, Spoke Up for Every Child, Shared Power, and Collaborated With Community.
So fill out the application form today!  Anyone can submit an entry. The deadline for entries is April 7, 2017.  If you have any questions please contact Jeanne Grazier, NMPTA VP [...]

By |2017-01-31T17:41:37+00:00January 31st, 2017|Latest News, News From National PTA, PTA Programs|Comments Off on NMPTA Proud Award Nominations are now being accepted!

National PTA and LifeLock Announce The Smart Talk Giveaway for Families

Sweepstakes encourages families to set technology ground rules 
for a chance to win a trip to Disney World ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Jan. 19, 2016) — National PTA and LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) today announced The Smart Talk Giveaway, in which one lucky family will win a trip to Disney World for a dream summer vacation. The Smart Talk Giveaway is part of a national effort to help families have conversations about online safety and agree on ground rules together for using the Internet and mobile devices. The sweepstakes is now open and all families are encouraged to participate. “Today, kids are [...]

By |2016-01-26T20:10:19+00:00January 26th, 2016|Latest News, News From National PTA, PTA Programs|Comments Off on National PTA and LifeLock Announce The Smart Talk Giveaway for Families

National PTA Lauds President Obama’s Signing of Landmark Every Student Succeeds Act

Association urges successful implementation of the law to ensure 
all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Dec. 10, 2015) — Today, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 into law. This landmark legislation—which received overwhelming bipartisan support in the House and Senate—reauthorizes the long overdue Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB). This new law brings needed improvements to K-12 education in the United States, provides greater responsibility to states to meet the needs of all students and acknowledges the essential role of family engagement to student achievement. [...]

By |2015-12-14T16:29:09+00:00December 14th, 2015|Latest News, News From National PTA|Comments Off on National PTA Lauds President Obama’s Signing of Landmark Every Student Succeeds Act