Did you know that PTAs & PTSAs do more than raise funds and sponsor events and enrichment activities for their schools?
PTAs & PTSAs also advocate for kids' health, education and well-being!
Shelton PTSA follows issues that impact the lives of our students.
We receive information and guidance from our parent organizations, Jeffco PTA, CO PTA and National PTA.
We post information and links so you can learn about issues and why our parent organizations support or oppose ballot initiatives.
You can also visit the following links to find your legislators' contact information and to stay up to speed on action at the state legislature.
Colorado General Assembly- http://leg.colorado.gov/
Find your Colorado Legislators- http://leg.colorado.gov/find-my-legislator
We are looking forward to another great year and hope you will get involved!
Let your voice be heard and click the button below to send a message to Jeffco's school board. They need to hear from all citizens who care about educating Jeffco kids.
Other information sources
Most of the information on this page is provided by CO PTA and JeffcoPTA. To view information from other sources, please check out the links below:
CO PTA and National PTA often advocate for students by monitoring legislative issues in our state and national legislatures. They often will support or oppose congressional actions, based on their impact on the health, well-being and education of our kids.
Learn more about the issues they are discussing.
Jeffco and Colorado pta updates
Colorado and Jeffco PTA monitor activities impacting education and advocate for students, so check here for updates.
What Is Advocacy?
In the context of PTA, advocacy is supporting and speaking up for children — in schools, in communities, before government bodies, and to other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
Shelton PTSA members can work with Colorado PTA and National PTA to support or oppose actions by policy makers at the federal, state, and local levels based on their impact on the health, well-being and education of our kids.
Here are a few ways PTA members can influence policy:
Guidelines for nonprofit advocacy