Judy Trotti

Judy Trotti, Master of Education, is nearing completion of a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.  She is an experienced classroom teacher who has worked with parent volunteers in public schools.   Ms. Trotti’s current research interest is focused on the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Standards:  Parenting, Communicating, Learning at Home, Volunteering, Advocacy and Decision Making, and Collaborating with the Community.  In this article written for e-Volunteersm, Ms. Trotti discusses the use of curriculum modules based on the PTA Standards as instructional tools for teacher candidates at the university level.