E-Learning Library

To access our e-learning courses, you will need an online National PTA profile. For assistance with creating a profile or registering for a course, please read the e-learning registration guide. Also, make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements.

Para obtener instrucciones en español sobre cómo crear un perfil e inscribirse para un curso, por favor lea la Guía de inscripción para aprendizaje electrónico.

PTA Essentials
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PTA Basics Discover PTA’s history, structure, programs, and the issues for which it advocates. approx. 30 min
Conceptos básicos de la PTA (PTA Basics in Spanish) Descubra la historia de la PTA, su estructura, sus programas y los asuntos por los que intercede. aprox. 30 min
Effective Advocacy For Your Child Organize around local issues and address them to benefit the needs of children and your community. This course is designed for emerging local leaders, but all are welcome to attend. approx. 30 min
501(c)(3) Basics for Local PTAs This course will help local PTAs navigate the revocation process with the IRS and help them maintain their 501(c)(3) status. 10 minutes NEW
501(c)(3) Basics For State PTAs This course provides strategies for state PTAs to support local PTAs with the IRS revocation process and to help the local PTAs maintain their 501(c)(3) status. 10 minutes NEW
PTA Nuts and Bolts Series
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Board Basics Learn the basic governance structures behind most PTA units. approx 40 mins
Local Unit Secretary This course is an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the local unit PTA secretary. approx. 30 min
Local Unit Treasurer This course is an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the local unit PTA treasurer. approx. 40 min
Conceptos básicos para las juntas (Board Basics in Spanish) Aprenda las estructuras básicas de gobernación detrás de la mayoría de las unidades de la PTA. aprox 40 min
Local Unit President This course is an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the local unit PTA president. approx. 30 min
El presidente de una unidad local (Local Unit President in Spanish) Este curso es un introducción a las funciones y responsabilidades del presidente de una unidad local de la PTA. aprox. 30 min
El secretario de la unidad local (Local Unit Secretary in Spanish) Este curso es una introducción a las funciones y responsabilidades del secretario de una unidad local de la PTA. aprox. 30 min
Leadership Enhancement
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Parliamentary Procedure This course will teach you how rules of conduct positively affect PTA decision-making, while ensuring fair and orderly unit operations. approx. 30 min
Planning Your PTA Year Learn to keep volunteers motivated by putting an achievable plan together for the year. approx. 30 min
Preventing Theft in Your PTA This course will teach you how to detect theft in your unit and what to do if you suspect it is happening. approx. 30 min
Reflections Leader Training Walk through a step-by-step process, gather tools and resources, and learn best practices for encouraging creativity in your school with the National PTA Reflections student arts recognition program. approx. 30 min
Writing and Proposing PTA Resolutions Stories from “the field” combined with practical advice make the resolution development and proposal process easy. approx. 30 min
PTA eLearning Micro-Courses
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Quick Guide to Taking & Approving Minutes This course is a brief guide on how to properly take meeting notes for the Local Unit PTA Secretary. approx. 10-15 min
Quick Guide to Budget Basics This course will provide you with a short guide to specific budgetary duties and responsibilities that are needed to fulfill the requirements of a local PTA. approx. 10 min

System Requirements

For optimal viewing experience of our e-learning courses, please use a personal computer that meets the following minimum system requirements:

     > Broadband Internet Connection

     > Flash Player 10 or later

     > Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Google Chrome, Opera 9.5 and later

Not all mobile devices are supported. If you experience difficulty accessing a course or would like to report a problem, contact ptatraining@pta.org.