When speaking about the PTA to new audiences, one often has very little time to make the point heard. These talking points and facts will help demonstrate the strength of the PTA.
The more these messages are said, the more likely it is that they will be heard and repeated by those one is trying to influence.
Making PTA Talking Points Personal
Whether talking to a reporter or a school board member, people are interested in having issues expressed in human terms. Personal stories are essential elements in producing compelling stories.
These talking points are only intended as guidelines for speaking on behalf of PTA. They can be compelling only when injected with personal stories. The talking points can be made personal by considering:
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