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Parent and Education Leaders from Across the Country to Meet Virtually for 2021 National PTA Convention & Expo

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Heidi May Wilson, Senior Manager, Media Relations

Keynote Speakers to Include Renowned Leadership Expert; National Teacher of the YearPopular TikTok Creator; and Emmy-Winning Actress, Producer and Entrepreneur

Event to Feature a Healthy Minds Summit with Industry Leaders from Child Mind Institute, National Association of School Psychologists and Mental Health America


Parents and education leaders from across the country will tune in June 17-26 for National PTA’s 2021 Virtual Convention & Expo. During the conference, attendees will hear from speakers, participate in workshops and trainings, and celebrate standout members and students. The convention is designed to inspire and empower participants to expand their outreach and impact in their school communities.

Event keynote speakers include John C. Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author, speaker, coach and leader; Juliana Urtubey, 2021 National Teacher of the Year; Jason Linton, popular TikTok creator (@dadlifejason) and adoptive father of three; and actress, producer and entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar. Attendees will also hear from National PTA’s President Leslie Boggs, President-Elect Anna King and Executive Director Nathan R. Monell, CAE, as well as leaders of local PTAs across the country.

The convention will include a Healthy Minds Summit featuring industry leaders from Child Mind Institute, National Association of School Psychologists and Mental Health America; a diversity, equity and inclusion celebration; and a celebration of the winners of National PTA’s 2020-2021 Reflections student art program. At the conclusion of the convention, Anna King will be installed as the 57th president of National PTA.


Healthy Minds Summit
Tuesday, June 22, 1 to 4 p.m. EDT

John C. Maxwell Remarks
Thursday, June 24, 4:30 to 6 p.m. EDT

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Celebration
Thursday, June 24, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EDT

Juliana Urtubey Remarks, Nathan Monell Remarks and Reflections Celebration
Friday, June 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT

Sarah Michelle Gellar Remarks
Friday, June 25, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. EDT

Jason Linton Remarks and State of the Association Report
Saturday, June 26, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT

Installation of Anna King
Saturday, June 26, 4 to 5:30 p.m. EDT


RSVP for a link to the conference by contacting Heidi May Wilson of National PTA at or (614) 570-3922.

About National PTA

National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.