Legislative Chairman

contact: legislative@planopta.org
PISD Council of PTAs Legislative Facebook Group


Advocacy is at the core of our PTA mission to make every child's potential a reality. By engaging and educating members on important issues at the local, state and national level, PTAs become an important voice in making decisions that impact Texas families.

Quick-Start Actions

Duties at a Glance

  • Identify policy issues of interest to your PTA membership and monitor through local and national media, school district policies, school board meetings, and PTA resources.
  • Advocate for policies aligned with Texas PTA's Legislative Priorities.
  • Present legislative reports at all Association and board meetings.
  • Provide members with contact information for elected officials, while sharing action alerts and encouraging participation.
  • Meet with elected officials at least annually.
  • Network with PTA Advocacy Leaders in your community to collaborate on common goals.
  • Promote and participate in Texas PTA’s bi-annual Rally Day.

Share Your Success

One of the most valuable benefits of PTA is that our Leaders are part of a larger community who have the opportunity to network and share with one another.  We know that PTAs across Texas are doing great things and we want to hear about each and every one of them! Submit your success story and be the Talk of Texas!


Download the BASICS Advocacy Resource Guide