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2020 National PTA Convention & Expo

Parents and educators working together to make a difference for every child.

Join over 1,500 PTA leaders, educators and parents in charming Louisville, Ky., for family-friendly fun and unparalleled leadership development. Get ready to ignite your PTA’s outreach and expand your impact in your school community with what you’ll learn at the 2020 National PTA Convention & Expo, June 18-21.

This is your time to…

  • Engage with mission-minded peers and experts
  • Transform your leadership and membership approach through interactive workshops
  • Get timely updates on trends and issues affecting our children

Experience the true southern hospitality of our host city, Louisville, Ky., the home of the famed Kentucky Derby, the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, the Muhammad Ali Center and more. Fill up on the iconic Hot Brown, Fried Chicken and don’t-miss-it Derby Pie. You’ll head back home revived and ready to continue our mission to make every child’s potential a reality.


Entertainment

Insightful Speakers


Education Sessions—Make Your PTA Better!

Strengthen your team-building strategies and learn more about our family engagement efforts and advocacy wins across the country in our workshops, meet-ups and learning labs.

These sessions will help you build stronger relationships with your families, school and community!

Elections—Call for Self-Nominations

Self-Nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT, April 1. The following positions will be elected at Expo:

  • Member Representative, National PTA Board of Directors (8 positions open, 2-year term) *
  • Member, Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (2 positions open, 3-year term) **

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Keynote Speaker—José Hernández

José Hernández

Former astronaut and businessman José Hernández is the son of Mexican immigrants who worked as migrant farmworkers. Hernández flew into space as the flight engineer aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 2009 and became the first person to tweet in Spanish from space.

Today, Hernández is the president and CEO of two consulting firms, Pt Strategies, LLC and Tierra Luna Engineering, LLC. He also founded the José M. Hernández Reaching for the Stars Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships and educates students about careers in STEM. He and his wife have five children.

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Registration

Save $75* with the early-bird rate if you register for convention by March 19, 2020! Time Remaining:

*Students save $10.

Registration Category Early-Bird
Jan 21 - Mar 19
Regular Rate
Mar 20 - June 16
June 8, if by mail
Onsite
June 17 - June 21
Member Full $250  $325  $400 
Member Full - Group
(3+ Members)
$190 each  $265 each  $340 each 
Member One-Day $175  $250  $325 
Student w/ ID $75  $85  $95 
Non-Member Full $350  $425  $500 
Non-Member One-Day $300  $375  $450 



Questions?


Contact the Meetings Department.

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2020 Convention & Expo? Contact Exhibits@PTA.org.

Thoughtful Workshops

National PTA Stage

PTA Convention Expo Swag