Current Efforts

The CCPTA is currently working on the following efforts:

Mental Health Support Advocacy – ONGOING

Webinar “I Thought It Would Be Better By Now”
Event Flyer
Webinar Recording
Slide Presentation

Additional Resources:
– Arlington’s Partnership for Children Youth and Families (APCYF) has a new Youth Mental Health & Wellness Resource Guide
– Nadine Burke Harris’s TEDTalk from TEDMED 2014 “How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime
– Arlington’s “Building Healing Communities: Conversations on Mental Health, Resilience and Equity


Inclusion and Representation in PTA Membership and Leadership – ONGOING

– A presentation and discussion took place at our November 16, 2020 and January 11, 2021 meetings. More discussion will take place in topic-specific meetings in the spring.
– Resources for identifying and addressing gaps in inclusion and representation are linked with our November meeting minutes.
– These conversations and our work on these goals is ongoing.


SEPTA Awards for Excellence in Supporting Special Education (May 2021)