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Welcome to the Parent-Teacher Association for Clinton, Connecticut, your local branch of the largest advocacy association in the nation.  The PTA offers parents and teachers a powerful voice to advocate on behalf of every child.  We provide the tools to help your children be safe, healthy and successful in the Clinton Public School System and in life.

Membership Renewal:

Reminder to renew your membership (membership runs Jul thru Jun) or join today! Help support our programs, speakers, advocacy and mission.

In the News:

  • Homework Policy, Adopted Aug 21, 2017 A well defined homework policy has long been a hot topic for Clinton parents. Your PTA board, PTA members and other volunteers, worked closely with the Clinton Public Schools administrators to craft this new homework policy. This is just one example of the positive change your PTA can deliver. Many members make for a strong PTA voice. Consider joining/renewing today! Clinton Public Schools – Policy #6154, adopted: August 21, 2017 Instruction Homework/Make-Up Work Homework Definition: Teacher-assigned tasks that are intended to be completed outside of class. Homework Purpose: In grades Pre-K through 3, homework should nurture childhood development outside of the school day through authentic learning experiences, ... read more...

Upcoming Events:

  • Screenagers – Growing Up in the Digital Age – Film & Discussion – Thu Nov 9, 6:30pm Morgan Auditorium Watching your kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this time and about the friction occurring in homes and schools around negotiating screen time—friction she knew all too well. In SCREENAGERS, as with her award-winning documentaries on mental health, Delaney takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social ... read more...

Recent Guest Speakers/Events/Topics:

  • Suicide Awareness Voices of Education “SAVE” – Sept 28, 2017 – WATCH or LISTEN According to CDC data from 2015, suicide is the second leading cause of death among Americans aged 15-34, and the third leading cause for those 10-14 years old. Among students in grades 9-12 in the U.S. during 2013: 17.0% of students seriously considered attempting suicide in the previous 12 months (22.4% of females ... read more...
  • Career Night for Morgan & Eliot Students – Apr 18, 2017 – Morgan Cafe Morgan & Eliot students! Join us for CAREER NIGHT to explore careers! Meet with over 50 professionals from a wide variety of fields including Science, IT, Arts, Law, Trades, Education, Social Work, Medicine and many more. Some include: Advertising – Amy Carse Architect – Peggy Sullivan Book Publisher – Max Phelps College Professors – Kathleen Skoczen and Meredith Adler Early ... read more...
  • Parenting Today for a Successful Tomorrow – Feb 13, 2017 – WATCH PARENTING TODAY FOR A SUCCESSFUL TOMORROW Developing Capable Children & Young Adults Join us for a roundtable discussion of these topics: Utilizing Discipline & Logical Consequences Providing Worthwhile Experiences & Enrichment Supporting an Effective Home/School Connection Knowing Your Place in Your Child’s Education Balancing Compliments with Constructive Criticism Encouraging Independence & Responsibility Common Pitfalls & Problem-Solving Katherine Bruch McCollom, MS Ed.: Katie ... read more...