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Welcome to New Jersey PTA!

A PTA is a local, self-governing unit. It promotes the Purposes and Mission of the New Jersey PTA and the National PTA as it plans its programs and activities to meet the needs of children and youth in the community. It is linked through its all-inclusive membership and by its acceptance of the Purposes and Mission of the National PTA and the New Jersey PTA.

News and Announcements

Register by September 1st for PTA Back to School Kit

Registration is only open until September 1 for 2014/15 PTA Back-to-School Kits.  This year's kit combines digital and online resources and contains seven reference guides on PTA finance, membership, programs, fundraising, advocacy, communications and the PTA presidency. As a bonus, each quick reference guide is available in PDF format to allow print and distribution as desired.

Individual local unit leaders must register to receive the Back-to-School Kit.  Registrants select the desired shipping address, receive a confirmation email after registration as well as an email when the kit ships.  Here are FAQs and a How to Register webinar

Note – The entire Back-to-School Kit is available online at PTA.org/BacktoSchool.

New Jersey Parent-Teacher Magazine- Call for Articles

The return of the New Jersey Parent-Teacher Magazine in a new digital version is returning. All Local PTAs are encouraged to submit articles and event recaps to magazine@njpta.orgThe deadline for each month's issues will be the 25th!

National PTA School of Excellence New Jersey Awardees

A hearty CONGRATULATIONS! to the Five New Jersey PTA Local PTAs who received National PTA School of Excellence Awards! The prestigious award recognizes partnerships between PTAs and schools who worked to achieve our shared vision – to make every child's potential a reality. Each recipient receives a Celebration Kit including banners and turn-key tools for their celebrations. Way to Go! New Jersey PTAs for demonstrating the ways PTAs engage families in student success and school improvements, and why it's so important for families to be involved!

Alfred E Zampella PS #27- Hudson County
Jonas Salk MS- Middlesex County
Upper Greenwood Lake Sch PTA- Passaic county
Vineland Public Charter School PTA- Cumberland County
William A Miller School PTA- Middlesex County

2014 Local PTA Packet & Resource Kit has begun to ship

2014-15 PTA membership cards and Resource Kit have begun to be shipped to all Local PTAs that are in Good Standing. If you have yet to recieve your 2014 Local PTA Packet and Resource Kit...and don't know why- please contact New Jersey PTA @ njpta@njpta.org

2014 - 2015 National PTA Reflections Program

The 2014 - 2015 National PTA Reflections Theme is... 

The World Would Be A Better Place If ...


All the information has been posted at njpta.org/reflections.