2019 Convention & Expo

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Annual National PTA Convention 2019

2019 National PTA Convention and Expo

1,500 education leaders and parents. One mission. Change children’s lives.
Advance your PTA at the 2019 National PTA Convention & Expo in Columbus, Ohio June 20-23.

Share. Learn. Celebrate. This is your time to …

  • Engage with mission-minded peers and experts
  • Enhance your leadership skills through interactive workshops
  • Stay informed on trends and issues affecting our children
  • Celebrate our standout members and student performers at our awards ceremony

Early Bird

Save $75* with the early-bird rate if you register by convention by March 18.

*Students save $10.



Take Me Out to the Ball Game

The city of Columbus has lots of amazing activities for you to enjoy during your stay, including baseball by the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, the minor-league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Enjoy exciting Columbus Clippers baseball action, cool food and fun with your PTA family and friends at a pre-convention event Wednesday, June 19! The Columbus Clippers will be facing off against the Rochester Red Wings at 7:05 p.m. at Huntington Park (a 10-minute walk from the Convention Center). Special-priced food and drinks will be available for $1. Buy your box-seat tickets in the PTA Section for $14 by June 16 here

For more info, contact Assistant Director with the Columbus Clippers Jacob Fleming, (614)-462-5250.

Keynote Speaker

Janiva Magness

Janiva Magness is a Grammy Award nominated, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and seven-time Blues Music Award winning singer and songwriter with a compelling story to tell about her own experiences as a foster care teen.

Using music as an inspiration, Magness has inspired others to advocate for all children.

Workshops

Gain new knowledge about our advocacy issues and strengthen your leadership skills with our 36 workshops, First-Timer’s Orientation, State PTA Leadership Institute, Local PTA boot camps, urgent Issue Symposia and Meet-ups. You don’t want to miss any opportunity to help make your PTA better. Learn more.

Exhibitor Portal Open


Are you an exhibitor and want to participate in the 2019 National PTA Convention and Expo?

Exhibitor Portal


Questions?


Contact the Meetings Department.

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2019 Convention & Expo? Contact Exhibits@PTA.org.

2018 Convention Highlights

Check out our highlights from New Orleans, LA, and don't forget to mark down dates for 2019 Convention in your calendar today!