Resources and Subscriptions

Check out our resources on the California State PTA website:

Provides up-to-date information on PTA programs and policies with how-tos for running your PTA.

PTA in California
Official magazine of California State PTA with a wealth of news and information for PTA members.

PTA Connects
Monthly e-newsletter sent by email to PTA members and leaders.

E-newsletter designed to spread the word about the benefits of arts education. Sign up to subscribe at

Leadership Essentials
E-news sent regularly by email to PTA leaders. Information includes timely information and reminders about issues, tasks and responsibilities of PTA leaders at any level.

Legislation Action Report
E-news summary of actions taken on legislation of interest to California State PTA. Includes general bill information and the positions taken by California State PTA.

Legislative Alerts
E-news updates on current legislative and other measures and issues that affect children and youth, and provide opportunities to take action in support of PTA positions. Sent to subscribers of our Sacramento Update and all unit, council and district PTA presidents and legislative officers. Sign up to subscribe at:

Sacramento Update
E-newsletter addresses state and federal legislation issues that affect California’s children and youth. Sent by email to legislative subscribers.

Membership Monday
Each Monday from mid-July through October, be on the lookout for “Membership Monday.” This special newsletter will be sent to all unit, council and district membership chairs, communications officers and presidents.

Service Mailing
Contains ideas for running your PTA with tips and how-tos to boost membership, leadership, programs and family engagement. Provides updated resources for PTA finance, bylaws, scholarships, grants and awards, children’s issues, communications and more.

Insurance Mailing
Annual mailing sent to PTA leaders containing the Insurance and Loss Prevention Guide, annual insurance premium notice and other California State PTA resources and materials. Not available online.

Convention Mailing
Annual California State PTA Convention e-publications sent by email to PTA leaders and members. Contain convention registration and workshop information with attendance requirements, forms and directions. Provide overviews of convention activities, speakers and the agenda for handling the organization’s business at convention.

Running Your PTA Made Easy
Brief 24-page guide with tips and encouragement for PTA leaders. Available in English and Spanish.

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