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Sample Parents Day Letter to the Media

[Insert date]

Dear Media Representative:

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, is "Parents Day." On this day, [insert school name] will invite parents into our classrooms for a hands-on experience of what the day is like for their child. The initiative is part of the National Education Association's (NEA's) 93rd annual American Education Week celebration taking place November 17—21 and is designed to spotlight the importance of parental involvement in a child's education.

[Insert school name]'s Parents Day will include a wide range of activities for parents to participate in, including [insert details about activities planned].

The activities taking place throughout the day will also reinforce AEW's tagline, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility." It represents NEA's vision of calling upon all Americans to do their part in making public schools great for every child so that they can grow and achieve in the 21st century.

We encourage you to cover this celebration to help us spread the word about the importance parental involvement plays in the lives of today's students. For more information on American Education Week and Parents Day, please visit or contact [insert contact name and information].

Thank you in advance for your consideration.


[Insert name and title]