The collaboration is part of AT&T’s Connected Learning and 3-year $2 billion commitment made in 2021 to help bridge the digital divide. For National PTA, the effort is part of the association’s PTA Connected initiative, which seeks to improve digital access and equity, digital safety and wellbeing, cybersecurity, and digital literacy for all children through tailored programs, dissemination of resources and tools, and community conversations.
What are people saying?
“It takes thoughtful collaboration to help narrow the digital divide,” said Mylayna Albright, assistant vice president of corporate social responsibility, AT&T. “And by working with National PTA, we’ll be able to equip parents and caregivers with the tools and resources needed to help get their children connected.”
“Parents and caregivers know what’s best for their own children and every family approaches digital parenting differently, but we have heard from families that they need and want information when it comes to devices and screen time,” said Anna King, president of National PTA. “Through our PTA Connected initiative, we are focused on empowering families with knowledge, tools and resources so they can make the best decisions for their individual household and support healthy digital habits for their children. We are pleased to team up with AT&T in this effort.”