The 2019 National PTA Convention & Expo will include numerous ways to engage with your peers nationwide, gain new knowledge about our advocacy issues, and strengthen your leadership skills.
This year’s education mix includes:
Interactive & Informational Workshops – Access 45+ workshops in three tracks spanning educational topics that interest you most:State PTA Leadership Institute Workshops (5 sessions)Local PTA Boot Camps (5 sessions)General Workshops (35+ sessions)
Local PTA Boot Camps – Designed for the local PTA leader or those who train them, these workshops will give you the basic information you need for leadership, finance, family engagement, membership, etc.
Urgent Issue Symposia – Choose one of two sessions that will feature national experts sharing the latest information and specific ways you can amplify your voice as a child advocate: equitable public school funding and foster care (Advocating for Robust and Equitable Funding for Public Schoolsand How PTAs Can Support Students in Foster Care).
State PTA Leadership Institute – Experience a curriculum full of workshops designed specifically for supporting State PTA Officers. Pre-conference State PTA Leadership Institute events will be limited to State Presidents, State Presidents-Elect, Incoming State Presidents-Elect and First Vice President who are preparing to take on the role of State President in the next year or two.
Meet-Ups – Connect with other leaders in a similar role as you, or around a topic that you care most about. Hosted in the Expo Hall, you can stop by or stay for a deep dive dialogue. Check out the schedule.
First-Timers’ Orientation – Start your first National PTA Convention off right by connecting with other first-timers from around the globe. You will gain an inside view of key activities during National PTA Convention & Expo, as well as make a plan for your education and networking experience -- all while making new friends! Join us on Wednesday, June 19 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Convention Center Room C150-151.
For more information, go to: https://www.pta.org/home/events/National-PTA-Convention-Expo
|Event Date||06-20-2019 8:00 am|
|Event End Date||06-23-2019 11:15 am|
|Individual Price||Price Varies|
|Location||Greater Columbus Convention Center|