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2014 Emerging Minority Leaders Conference

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The Emerging Minority Leaders Conference (EMLC) will be held in conjunction with the Annual National PTA Convention June 19-22 in Austin, Texas. Attendees will network with more than 1,000 PTA members, partners and diversity leaders from around the country. Register Today

EMLC trains new PTA leaders to effectively engage ethnically diverse families and underserved school populations through various bridge-building techniques. It is the country’s premier family engagement training program.


The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth A. Campbell, partner and chief diversity officer at Andrews Kurth LLP in Houston, Texas. The featured speaker will be Geronimo Rodriguez, vice president of diversity and community outreach of Seton Healthcare Family in Austin, Texas. Read speaker bios.

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You can register through the 2014 National PTA Convention registration and enter the Account Code 729365 to be identified as an EMLC attendee. The registration fee is $220. For full registration details, including the cancellation policy, read the main convention registration page.


You must complete the conference registration process to secure hotel accommodations.

  • Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701, Rate: $170
  • Austin Radisson, 111 Cesar Chavez @ Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701, Rate: $163 (Hotel rate includes breakfast)
  • Hyatt Place Austin Downtown, 211 East 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701,  Rate: $163 (Hotel rate includes breakfast)

Questions? Contact your national service representative or Elida Perez Knapp.