Where we stand:

Oregon PTA provides advocacy services for its members, guided by a legislative platform and resolutions approved by members.  Advocacy is also consistent with the National PTA Federal Policy Agenda.

Current Legislative Platform

Resolutions from 1931 to 2014

National PTA’s Federal Policy Agenda

ESSA update August 2016

Getting Involved:

Calls to Action- Oregon PTA uses a robust online advocacy tool called “Engage” to provide you with the latest information on issues, and request your advocacy help, including calls to action.  Please be on the lookout for e-mail from to stay current and to help advocate for kids!

Advocacy Guidelines for Local PTAs

Public Employees and Political Campaigns


  • Parent Engagement in Student Achievement– Includes the most current resources from Oregon Department of Education, Oregon Education Association, National Education Association and National PTA, to help all students achieve at their highest potential under new curriculum and assessments.
  • Oregon PTA Legislative Advocacy Resources– Includes contact information for elected officials, education agencies, and OPTA’s education partners.
  • Promise of Oregon– Students are the Promise of Oregon! Get involved in this great campaign supporting kids and public education!
  • Register to Vote