Advocacy Starts Locally

California State PTA Advocacy Tools

Advocacy Resources for Leaders

New to the role of legislation or advocacy chair?

Find a job description, advocacy guide, resource notebook and more.

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California Legislation Conference

Whether you’re are new to PTA or a seasoned leader, join us for the 2022 Legislation Conference.

WHERE & WHEN:
Sacramento, California

Day 1: Sheraton Grand Hotel at 1230 J Street | January 24, 2022; 10:30am-9:00pm

Day 2: The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel at 500 J Street | January 25, 2022; 9:00am-4:00pm

Ed100

Ed100, free online instruction about our education system.

Short, plainly worded lessons explain how California's school system really works:

Each lesson takes about 5 minutes.

Learn at your own pace — anytime, anywhere.

Start a school team and compete on the leaderboard.

Learn what LCFF and LCAP mean to your school.

Do the lessons in order, or go right to the topic you need.

In English y en Español.

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Monthly Legislation Calls

Monthly Advocacy Briefing and Office Hour

Join the California State PTA Legislation Team for an informational briefing, followed by an opportunity to speak with Legislation Team members, in small group settings, to ask questions and discuss effective ways to advocate at your school, district, and greater community, during office hour.

The briefing and office hour will take place on a select Tuesday each month at 7:00pm (PST)

National PTA Legislation Conference

Network with fellow PTA advocates, virtually meet with your members of Congress, hear PTA advocacy success stories and learn how to shape public policy on Capitol Hill and at home.