National PTAs Take Your Family To School Week is celebrated each February to pay tribute to PTA's legacy of building family-school partnerships. Next year, PTA will celebrate PTA Take Your Family To School Week from February 12-18, 2012 with the purpose of expanding and enhancing family engagement in schools across the country.
National PTA offers grants to PTAs in good standing to implement programs tht engage families in the school community. These grants can be used to build positive partnerships with teachers and families, connect parents to their children's school experiences and give children fun ways to share what they are learning and doing in class with their families.
PTA Take Your Family To School Week is sponsored by the AXA Foundtion, the philanthropic arm of AXA Equitable. The AXA Foundation is a Proud National Sponsor of PTA. The AXA Foundation provides more than $1.3 million a year in scholarships to make college a reality for students across the country.
AXA offers free seminars to PTA units on how to apply for college and on other financial issues facing families. CIf you are preparing a grant application, consider having AXA provide a seminar during your Take Your Family To School Week activities and learn more at AXA-Achievement.com/PTA.