Advocacy

Why PTA? To make every child’s potential a reality!

PTA is built upon the belief that parental involvement in their child’s education is essential to their success. PTA’s activism around issues involving the education, health, safety, and welfare of children and youth have brought about significant improvements in children’s lives.

Read more about the PTA’s Legacy here.

Find resources to help your child succeed grade by grade.

Our Children Magazine and Children’s Advocate tackle tough parenting questions.

Children’s Safety Network is devoted to preventing injuries and violence in youth.

Legislative Priorities
WSPTA’s Legislative Platform

PTA delegates from around the state convene each October to decide our advocacy platform for the legislative sessions.

In even years, the priority platform is built anew based on issues submitted by and voted on by WSPTA members.
WSPTA’s current Priority Platform is:

PTA is the oldest and largest volunteer child advocacy organization.
Advocating for your child doesn’t have to be scary or hard.
Here are some tools to get you started.

Legislative Action Center Action E-List will connect you with your legislators, so it’s easy to send them an email when you want to share your thoughts.

Grassroots Connection blog will keep you up-to-date on legislative news and WSPTA advocacy efforts.

Voting is the single most important advocacy effort. If you aren’t registered, get it done!