Help Your Child Succeed in Key Learning Areas

National PTA, in partnership with the National Education Association, is pleased to offer newly updated Family Guides. These guides can help parents and caretakers find valuable tips for helping their child succeed in key learning areas.

PTA leaders, teachers, parents and families should use these guides to engage families in education throughout a child’s academic career.

Test Prep Guidance from the Learning How to Learn MOOC 

The free online course “Learning how to Learn” has a terrific checklist that is for high school and college students based on research into what can make a difference leading up to a big test. Here’s the PDF. 


Testing at Your Child’s School

What You Should Know and How You Can Help

There’s no getting around it. Tests are nerve-wracking, for both kids and their parents. But they serve an important purpose—ensuring that your child is getting the education they need to succeed in school and in life.

Testing at Your Child's School

Helping Your Teen Succeed in High School

From Study Habits to Social Media, They Need Your Support

High school can be one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life, but also one of the most stressful. The number of new academic concepts, extracurricular activities and social pressures they face can be overwhelming.

Helping Your Teen Succeed in High School