2022 Convention Chronicle: Your Call to Convention & Business of the Association

California State PTA hereby calls upon its membership to send duly accredited delegates to the Celebrating 125 Years of Your Kind of PTA Convention, April 29 to May 1, 2022.

All PTA members are encouraged to attend.

Download a pdf in English | Spanish.

Learn more about California State PTA Convention 2022:


Membership Monday

Every Monday from mid-July through September be on the lookout for Membership Monday. It picks up again from January through February to bring you all you need to know in Mid-Year Membership Monday.

This membership-focused newsletter is sent to all unit, council and district membership chairs, communications officers and presidents. Click the links below for tips, advice and information to grow your PTA membership.





Leadership Essentials: Tips to Help Strengthen Your PTA

Leadership Essentials

Leadership Essentials is just for PTA leaders, featuring timely information and reminders about issues, tasks and responsibilities at any level. Plus, you’ll find helpful tips and news to help strengthen your PTA and leadership skills.

Take a look at the latest issues of Leadership Essentials:



Creative Connection: Everything Arts and Arts Education

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The Creative Connection newsletter raises awareness about the relevance of the arts in increasing academic achievement, building a vibrant, productive society, and providing opportunities to share best practices.

Take a look at the most recent issues of Creative Connection:




PTA Connects: The Latest News from California State PTA

Get engaged on issues that matter most to you with PTA Connects. Click the links below to stay connected with past issues. 




Advocacy Insider: The Latest on State and Federal Issues

Advocacy Insider screen shotStay up-to-date on the latest in all things advocacy. Formerly called “Sacramento Update” and “Advocacy Update” but now called “Advocacy Insider,” this e-newsletter will keep you informed on sponsored and co-sponsored legislation and other bills that PTA supports.

Here are the most recent issues:


PTA in California: Your Stories, Your Kind of PTA

Each issue of PTA in California brings a wealth of news and information to PTA leaders and members.

This year, PTA is celebrating 125 years of advocating for children and this edition of PTA in California highlights how much we have grown throughout the years. We hope you enjoy this celebration of our accomplishments and continued growth as we look ahead to carry on the work of our founders, Alice McLellan Birney, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and Selena Sloan Butler through our mission to positively impact the lives of all families and children.

What you’ll find inside:

  • A Timeline Celebrating 125 Years of Advocating for Children
  • How to Grow Your Leadership Garden
  • Ways to Commit to Growing Your PTA
  • Our Roots in Advocacy and Our Growth as Leaders
  • Ideas for Family Engagement at All Ages & Stages
  • Tips to Foster Educational Equity for All Students

Download a PDF here in English or read PTA in California in Spanish


Be sure to also check out past issues and special editions of PTA in California: