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National PTA Annual Convention

Conference Schedule

Pre-Con

Wednesday, June 16


Available On-Demand

Convention Orientation — 2 sessions

Official Convention Start

Thursday, June 17


4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT

GENERAL MEETING 1 – OPENING, STANDING RULES, BUSINESS OVERVIEW, ANNOUNCEMENT OF CANDIDATES
Following this session, voting opens for Elections, Bylaws and Resolutions via online voting system.

Monday, June 21


All Day

VIRTUAL EXPO HALL

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Leading through Change
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by Apex Leadership Company: How to Transform Your Fundraiser into a FUNdraiser

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Taking the Next Steps in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by AIM: Why Does Your PTA Need Insurance?

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Recovering from Quarantine – Quality of Parent, Teacher and Student Mental Health
  • Workshop – Let’s Talk, Team

Tuesday, June 22


All Day

VIRTUAL EXPO HALL OPEN

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

Healthy Minds Summit

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT

NCAAC Meeting (Invitation only)

Wednesday, June 23


All Day

VIRTUAL EXPO HALL OPEN

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Sponsored Learning Lab by Mountain America Credit Union – Brains, Budgets and Technology: Making Smarter Financial Decisions
  • Workshop – Whose Kid? My Kid! Parents of Transgender and Gender Expansive Children Talk About the Role PTAs Can Play in Creating a Safe, Welcoming School
  • Workshop – Through the Looking Glass: Redefining Engagement

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Sponsored Learning Lab by The Princeton Review – Middle and High School Academics; Creating a Roadmap for College Admissions and Beyond
  • Workshop – PTA Connected

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Community PTAs: Leveraging Your Common Goals
  • Workshop – Using Technology to Run Your PTA
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by American Psychological Association Identifying and Mitigating Psychological Issues in the Classroom –Tools and Interventions for Parents and Teachers


5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT

State Presidents’ Club Meeting (By Invitation Only)

Thursday, June 24


All Day

VIRTUAL EXPO HALL PORTAL OPEN

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

State Leadership Institute (SLI)

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Powerful Partnerships: PTAs and Principals
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by File990.org – How to Help Your Chapters Stay Tax Compliant, utilizing File990.org, a great partner for state PTAs
  • Workshop – Planning Your Program Year

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Organizing Your PTA
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by BD – How Schools Can Implement Safe In-Person Learning in the Fall
  • Workshop – The Future is Here: Engaging Families in Virtual Reality

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – It’s Not Just an Add-On: Preparing Educators for Family and Community Engagement
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by GoGuardian – Conversations About Student Privacy and Self-Harm Monitoring Technology
  • Workshop – Putting the Yay in PTA

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT

GENERAL MEETING 2 – OPENING CEREMONY, HOST STATE WELCOME, JOHN MAXWELL KEYNOTE, GOVERNANCE CELEBRATION

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EDT

Diversity & Inclusion Celebration

Friday, June 25


All Day

VIRTUAL EXPO HALL OPEN

10:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

PTA Road Map: National PTA is There for YOU

GENERAL MEETING 3 – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SPEECH, REFLECTIONS CELEBRATION, KEYNOTE

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – The Value of Membership
  • Workshop – The Art of Delegation
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by Tobacco Free Kids, PAVe, Truth Initiative: Teen Vaping Epidemic: Strategies and Tools for Parents and Teachers 
  • Workshop – PTA Programs and Transformative Family Engagement

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – I Ain’t Afraid of No Bylaws 
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by Learning Heroes – Summer REcharge: Powering Partnerships Between Families and Educators
  • Workshop – Who’s Not at the Table? Leading Parent-Teacher Collaboration Around Students Who Learn Differently
  • Workshop – Transition or Change – How are You Moving Forward?

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Public School Funding at the Federal, State and Local Level: Why it Matters and How to Influence the Process
  • Workshop – Understanding Culture
  • Workshop – Effectively Communicate to Establish Your PTA’s Value
  • Workshop – Zooming into Membership – Local PTA Tips that Worked
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by Lysol – Germs in the Classroom: Education and Prevention from a Microbiologist

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

GENERAL MEETING 4 – KEYNOTE & AWARDS

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EDT

Endowment Fund Event 

Saturday, June 26


11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

GENERAL MEETING 5 – VOTING RESULTS, SOA & KEYNOTE

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – Facilitating Difficult Conversations
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by GoGuardian - Conversations About Student Privacy and Self-Harm Monitoring Technology
  • Workshop – Flex Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Muscles!
  • Workshop – Identifying New Leaders in New York State PTA: People, Processes and Tools 
  • Workshop – How We PTA: STEM for Families

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT

Attend one:

  • Workshop – What You Need to Know About PTA Funds!
  • Sponsored Learning Lab by BAND – The New, Digital Way to PTA
  • Workshop – Empowering Families through Grassroots Advocacy
  • Workshop – Building Strength in Your PTA thru Your Nominating Committee

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

GENERAL MEETING 6—OUTGOING LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION, INSTALLATIONS, INCOMING PRESIDENT SPEECH, CLOSING SESSION

5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT

Incoming President and National PTA Leadership Celebration



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