National PTA Founders Day

Monday, February 17, 2020

Founders’ Day celebrates the legacy and work of the three women who founded the National Parent Teacher Association (National PTA). Alice McLellan Birney, Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Selena Sloan Butler wanted to better the lives and future of every child and took action to make a change.

The National PTA strives to be a:

  • powerful voice for all children
  • relevant resource for parents
  • strong advocate for public education