PA/PTAs can sponsor events to help parents better understand the curriculum in their children's classrooms, how to help with homework, become familiar with larger education issues such as Common Core and testing. 

Some PA/PTAs host events to help parents plan summer activities for their children. The poster to the left advertised the after-school and summer camp expo held by the PTA at P.S. 321 in Brooklyn.

The PTA at P.S. 73 in the Bronx, in collaboration with school staff, ran two events for educating parents — Family Reading Night and Saturday Academy for Parents and Children - profiled below.