PTA Member Benefit Providers

In addition to great ready to go programs, leadership training, and volunteer support, PTA has partnered with the following member benefit providers to make your PTA and personal life easier.

Please note that PTA member providers and benefits may change at any time. Check websites regularly for up-to-date lists: www.pta.org/benefits.


For PTA Units

Orlando Employee Discounts

The Illinois PTA has partnered with the Orlando Employee Discounts program to bring you savings on your next trip to Orlando. As a member of the Illinois PTA you will receive:

  1. 100% Guarantee
    Your membership in the discount program entitles you to a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our partnered hotels
  2. Exclusive Members Discounts
    You can get discounts here that you won't find anywhere else. The people that partner with us do not want these low rates advertised which is why they are only offered to people who are members. You won't be able to find the majority of the deals on this site anywhere else!
  3. Upfront Pricing
    By booking through the membership program you can feel confident that you are not going to be hit with any hidden fees or timeshares that you might find on a discount site
  4. Concierge Service No waiting on the phone or speaking to multiple people about your reservation or purchase. You will always get fast, personalized service form your assigned concierge.
  5. Repeat Guest Discount
    Whenever you stay at one of our hotels or vacation homes for 3 nights or more you will receive a coupon for $25 OFF your next hotel or vacation home booking
  6. And More!!!
Call Today 866-398-3511

VolunteerSpot

Top 10 Reasons to Use VolunteerSpot

  1. ALWAYS FREE!
  2. EASY TO USE! If you can shop online, you can use VolunteerSpot!
  3. SAVES TIME & STRESS! Quickly organize helpers, conferences, potlucks & events without ‘reply-all’ emails, spreadsheets, and paper sign-up sheets that get lost
  4. MORE PEOPLE SIGN UP! Simple online and smartphone signups – NO PASSWORD required
  5. MORE PEOPLE SHOW UP! Thanks to automatic reminders & e-calendar syncing
  6. EASY TO SHARE! Invite participants by email, a website link, Facebook or Twitter. Sign-up people in person with our free iPad app, Clipboard by VolunteerSpot
  7. SAFE & SECURE! Meets the highest privacy standards
  8. CLIPBOARD COMPATIBLE! Make assignments from pre-existing paper lists or for people without email access
  9. COLLECT MONEY! Easily and securely collect contributions, fees & group gifts
  10. KEEP INFORMED! Track hours, run reports, send alerts, and export data
  • Illinois PTA local units, councils, districts and regions can upgrade to the premium package free of charge; a value of up to $300.00.
  • To upgrade first register an account with a password. Sign in to your account, click your Name and choose Profile. Scroll down and click on the Upgrade or enter Promo code button and use this code: ILPTA1415.

AIM

Association Insurance Management (AIM) is a national marketing organization specializing in assisting associations to provide benefits and services to their members. Our focus is in creating quality insurance programs for educationally based non-profit associations. The program provides coverage for activities such as concession stands, car washes, t-shirt sales, fun runs, carnivals and other parent group sponsored activities.

Illinois PTA members can access many types of insurance coverage at a very competitive price.


PTA EZ

Illinois PTA members can have access to PTA EZ, a fully web based system that includes a comprehensive general ledger package in addition to numerous tools designed to assist in the daily operation of your local PTA unit. PTAEZ is available at a very competitive price. Take time to compare PTA EZ with PTO Today’s Finance Manager, and other accounting/bookkeeping programs, to discover which system is most cost effective and would best suit your needs.


Hertz

We’re at the Airport and in your Neighborhood. The world's largest airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 10,090 locations in 145 countries, is proud to offer PTA members up to 20% off using discount CDP# 1929580 every time you reserve.

Hertz Benefits
  • Save up to 20% using discount CDP# 1929580
  • FREE Child Seat with every rental
  • Additional savings on Affordable Prepaid Rates
  • Special promotions in addition to your discount
  • FREE Hertz Gold Plus Rewards enrollment! Earn free rental days and receive expedited service!
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards

Enroll and receive expedited service, free rental days and special deals. JOIN NOW!

More Savings Hertz Special Offers—Check out the latest deals to use in addition to your discount. Just reserve with your discount CDP# 1929580 and a Special Offer PC# and Save! Reserve online or call (800) 654-2210.

RSC

RSC helps ensure that 8th-12th grade students are college and career ready. With ever-increasing college costs, complex and varying admissions procedures, and a dizzying amount of things to do and choices to make over a period of years, the experts at RSC are committed to helping all PTA families navigate this daunting and often stressful time by providing a range of tools, resources, and personalized support for the college preparation and application process.

RSC shares PTA’s commitment to educational success by encouraging strong parent involvement in their children’s education. That’s why RSC generously has agreed to waive the $79 fee for their entry-level Knowledge Base program and provide deep discounts on their higher-level services by as much as $750—exclusively for PTA families as a new PTA Member Benefit.

RSC is committed to providing PTA members:
  • Complimentary Enrollment in RSC’s Knowledge Base program (a $79 value)
  • Exclusive Savings on RSC’s higher-level personalized programs
  • Free Upgrades to RSC’s higher-level programs based on participation & referrals

To take advantage of this offer from RSC, you must be a paid PTA member who has activated your member card online at www.pta.org/activate. Once activated, redeem this offer.

Want to spread the word about this great new PTA member benefit? Here’s a helpful PDF flyer. Also, you can download this PDF flyer to find out more details about the complimentary program and pricing for higher-level personalized programs. For general information about RSC programs, visit www.collegeprepexpert.com.


Shield Genie

Shield Genie Parental Control Software allows parents to set limits and receive instant alerts when their children are using the family’s computer and laptop, particularly when they are on the internet.

Use Shield Genie to:
  • Shield children from inappropriate contacts and advances.
  • Limit or remove children’s access to undesirable content online and in games.
  • Monitor all activity including video chat and social media activity like Facebook.
  • Be alerted to dangerous behavior online using a comprehensive keyword alert feature. A 2,800 keyword dictionary picks up terms for drugs, alcohol, bullying, sex, porn etc, including current teen slang.
  • Receive instant alerts remotely by text or email, including screen grabs so you can see exactly what your child is looking at online.
  • Restrict sharing personal information that could make children vulnerable.

Illinois PTA members can purchase Shield Genie at a 30% discount.


AARP

Grandparents play a critical role in supporting children’s achievement. More than 6.5 million children nationwide live in households maintained by grandparents. That’s why National PTA is pleased to offer our members a special opportunity to purchase AARP membership at a 15% discount.

AARP has designed its membership to help people age 50+ “live their best life.” Your AARP membership will give you access to a wealth of valuable information and benefits that you can enjoy including:
  • Trusted information and resources like AARP The Magazine.
  • Everyday discounts on travel, personal health, dining and more.
  • Tools to help with everything from finances to healthy living.
  • Exclusive products like dental, hearing and cell phone plans.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Additional spouse/partner membership at no cost.

Become an AARP member at the discounted rate.


Boxed

Welcome to no-membership wholesale shopping. Boxed offers bulk sizes and low prices on groceries, classroom essentials, kids’ products and more, all delivered to your door, fast.

Shop online at Boxed.com or on your phone or tablet using the free Boxed app for everything from healthy snacks and drinks, to soap and sunscreen.

Save money, time and gas by shopping at Boxed!

We know how busy you are during back-to-school time, and how inconvenient and time-consuming wholesale club shopping can be, which is why National PTA and Boxed have teamed up to offer all PTA members $10 off when you spend $50 at Boxed from Aug. 1 through Sept. 15.

Boxed offers:
  • No club or membership fees.
  • Big sizes and even bigger savings on everyday essentials and hard-to-find favorites.
  • Fast and free shipping on your first order (and most orders ship free after that too).
  • Best-in-class customer support.

Get your exclusive Boxed coupon code.


MetLife Auto & Home

MetLife Auto & Home® has partnered with the National PTA to provide members with access to valuable features and benefits, including special group discounts on auto insurance.

With MetLife Auto & Home You Can:
  • Take advantage of group discounts
  • Receive a discount for bank account deduction
  • Save more with our Multi-Car Discount
  • Choose from a variety of insurance policies to meet your coverage needs

Plus, if you decide to choose MetLife Auto & Home, they’ll help you make the switch quickly and easily.

Learn more about the benefits of your group auto insurance program from MetLife Auto & Home® Call us today for a free quote (877) 491-5089. Or visit: http://www.myahprogram.com/PTA.

MetLife Auto & Home is a brand of Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company and its affiliates: Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company, Metropolitan Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA Certificate of Authority: 6730, Warwick, RI), Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Metropolitan Group Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA COA: 6393; Warwick, RI) and Metropolitan Lloyds Insurance Company of Texas, all with administrative home offices at 700 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI 02886. Coverage, rates and discounts are available in most states to those who qualify. © 2011 MetLife Auto & Home L0811200270 [All States]


TeenSafe

With the TeenSafe smartphone monitoring service, parents are given a window into their children’s digital lives, with the goal of creating an open, positive dialogue between parents and their kids.

TeenSafe’s monitoring software enables parents to view their children’s activity on Facebook, Instagram and most popular social platforms; incoming, outgoing and deleted text messages; web browsing history; contacts; call logs; and location.

Since the company’s inception in 2011, more than 500,000 parents have subscribed to TeenSafe’s web-based service, which provides them secure access to their children’s social interactions via an online account.

As a Member Benefit of National PTA, TeenSafe will:
  • Offer all PTA members a 33% lifetime discount on its software
  • Contribute $10 to each new customer’s selected local PTA

Sign up now for your free trial

Learn more about TeenSafe from The View and USA Today.

For PTA Members & Units

Orlando Employee Discounts

The Illinois PTA has partnered with the Orlando Employee Discounts program to bring you savings on your next trip to Orlando. As a member of the Illinois PTA you will receive:

  1. 100% Guarantee
    Your membership in the discount program entitles you to a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our partnered hotels
  2. Exclusive Members Discounts
    You can get discounts here that you won't find anywhere else. The people that partner with us do not want these low rates advertised which is why they are only offered to people who are members. You won't be able to find the majority of the deals on this site anywhere else!
  3. Upfront Pricing
    By booking through the membership program you can feel confident that you are not going to be hit with any hidden fees or timeshares that you might find on a discount site
  4. Concierge Service No waiting on the phone or speaking to multiple people about your reservation or purchase. You will always get fast, personalized service form your assigned concierge.
  5. Repeat Guest Discount
    Whenever you stay at one of our hotels or vacation homes for 3 nights or more you will receive a coupon for $25 OFF your next hotel or vacation home booking
  6. And More!!!
Call Today 866-398-3511

Staples

Proudly supports individual PTA members and PTA units with an exclusive year-round in-store discount, including:
  • 10% off supplies and furniture
  • 25% off copy & print
  • 5% back in rewards on everything else you buy at Staples (except postage, phone/gift cards and savings passes)
  • Free shipping on Staples.com

Important Note: Once you activate your National PTA Staples Rewards Account, use the Staples Rewards number issued to you—sent within 48 hours of activation via email when at checkout with Staples online or in-store. Your physical National PTA Member Card cannot be used to get these discounts in store or online; you must be signed up for the Staples Rewards program and have an account number issued to you to enjoy this benefit.

For more info, visit Staples.com/PTA

Staples PTA Discount Program Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Schwan's Cares

At Schwan’s Home Delivery, we believe in more than just delivering delicious food. We believe in helping our communities grow. That is why we are pleased to partner with the National PTA through Schwan’s Cares - A Fundraising Network to increase the value and growth in PTA membership and help raise money for your school.

  • Schwan’s Cares: Schools can receive 20-40% of sales during an active fundraising campaign period and your school can earn 5% on purchases for up to one year.
  • Member Benefit: Additionally, PTA Members will receive a new customer offer of $5 off $25 or $10 off $50 on their first Schwan’s purchase.* Visit www.schwans.com and enter coupon code PTA.
Schwan’s Cares – A Fundraising Network offers a turn-key fundraising program that will help your school raise funds quickly and easily.
  • Hands Free: Your organization doesn’t have to handle money, products or delivery. Supporters shop online and we deliver directly to their door.
  • Same Great Prices: Your supporters pay the same great retail prices as all of our customers, while contributing to an organization they care about. It’s a win-win situation.
  • Earn All Year: Your organization receives 20-40% of sales during the campaign period, plus 5% on future purchases for an entire year.

With over 350 high-quality, delicious foods to choose from and simple, one-click giving options, it's easy for supporters to give. They enjoy delicious food as your school raises needed funds. You simply spread the word and we will take the orders and deliver the food!

Go to www.Schwans-Cares.com to learn more or setup your fundraiser today.

*A minimum purchase of $25 or $50 required. To receive savings, enter coupon code “PTA” when placing an order on schwans.com or Schwan’s Mobile App. Valid only for PTA members on their first purchase. Limit one redemption per customer. Tax and delivery fees not included in minimum purchase requirement. Void where prohibited. Not valid with any other new customer offer. Nontransferable. No cash or credit to be refunded.


iFocus

An all-star team of scientists, educators, health professionals, and game producers took 25 years of proven cognitive brain research to develop ifocus, a multi-award winning attention training system for children ages 6-12. Using the Jungle Rangers computer game as its centerpiece, ifocus is the fun and scientific way to improve attention, focus, and memory, and is supported with behavioral, nutrition, and fitness components that encourage family engagement. As a proud PTA Member Benefits Provider, Focus Education is committed to helping PTA parents, local PTA units, and student success.

  • Fundraising: Drive 20% of ifocus sales back to YOUR school with our easy, no-cost, no-hassle school-based fundraiser, The Jungle Rangers Challenge, while helping students reach their full potential.
  • Exclusive Savings: PTA members enjoy a 15% discount on the ifocus Standard or Deluxe System
  • Student Awards: 50 students will each win a $250 prize based upon submitting their Jungle Rangers Experience!
Visit www.JungleRangersChallenge.com to learn more about how school fundraising, family savings, and student achievement is possible with just one program—ifocus.

Sylvan Learning

Sylvan Learning and the PTA are teaming up to offer free and discounted educational resources for both students and parents. Sylvan is the leading provider of tutoring to students of all ages, grades and skill levels with more than 30 years of experience and nearly 800 centers located throughout North America. Sylvan’s trained and certified teachers provide personal tutoring programs in reading, writing, mathematics, study skills and test-prep for college entrance and state exams. Through this new alliance, PTA members across the country will have access to education experts, resources and services from Sylvan to help children thrive.

Among the initial benefits: All PTA members can receive 50% off a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment, which identifies a child’s academic strengths and weaknesses as well as his or her attitudes about school and learning. The assessment is designed to help families and educators determine the right support a child needs to excel. In addition to the discount, for every student who takes an assessment, the local Sylvan center will donate $10 to the student’s local PTA.

Sylvan is committed to providing PTA members: Exclusive Savings for your PTA families on our detailed academic assessment Free Parent Seminars, including “Instilling Good Study Skills” Fundraising and Scholarship opportunities through the local Sylvan centers To receive your discount on a Sylvan Insight Assessment, you must be a paid PTA member who has activated your member card online. Once activated, contact your local center with coupon code PTA 2015 here.

For PTA leaders interested in parent seminars, fundraising and scholarship opportunities or other resources fill out our short form and your local center will get in touch with you. For general information about Sylvan Learning and all our tutoring programs, visit Sylvan Learning today.