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The 2021 National PTA Convention and Expo Was A Success

We had another successful National PTA Convention and Expo and look forward to seeing you again in 2022! Stay tuned for more info on the 2022 event as it is announced...

In the meantime, you can still access 2021's content below.

National PTA Annual Convention

Update: Registration is Closed

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Where: Your house!

When: June 17 – 26, 2021

How: Online Registration Now Open

Registration will remain open until convention concludes on June 26.

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

Connect with PTA leaders, educators and parents to ignite your outreach and impact in your school community—and make a difference for every child—at the 2021 National PTA Virtual Convention! This is your time to …

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Get inspired by mission-minded peers and experts

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Stay informed on trends and issues affecting our children

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Transform your leadership and membership approach through our workshop series

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Celebrate our standout members and students

Keynote Speakers

John Maxwell

John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, speaker, coach and leader who has sold more than 33 million books in fifty languages.

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He has been called the #1 leader in business and the most influential leadership expert in the world. His organizations—the John Maxwell Company, the John Maxwell Team, EQUIP and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation—have translated his teachings into seventy languages and used them to train millions of leaders from every country in the world. A recipient of the Horatio Alger Award and the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell influences Fortune 500 CEOs, the presidents of nations, and entrepreneurs worldwide. For more information about him visit


Juliana Urtubey

Juliana Urtubey, NBCT, a first-generation, bilingual immigrant, is the 2021 National Teacher of the Year.

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Currently in her 11th year in the classroom, Urtubey teaches at Kermit R. Booker, Sr. Innovative Elementary School in Las Vegas, where she serves as a co-teacher in pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade special education settings and as an instructional strategist developing supports to meet students’ differing academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs. Known as “Ms. Earth” for her efforts to beautify schools and unify the community through murals and gardens, Urtubey has helped raise funds for garden programs at two Las Vegas schools. As National Teacher of the Year, Juliana plans to advocate for a “joyful and just education” for all students, one that is inclusive and celebratory of all students’ identities, families and communities. Urtubey is the first Latinx National Teacher of the Year since at least 2005. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds a bachelor’s degree in bilingual elementary education and a master’s degree in special bilingual education from the University of Arizona. Urtubey is a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Board of Directors member and Teacher Fellow, a Nevada Teach Plus Senior Policy Fellow, and an Understood Teacher Fellow and mentor. She is also a winner of the 2018 Rogers Foundation Heart of Education award.

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Jason Linton

Jason Linton

As the patriarch of a multiracial family, Oklahoma-based father of three Jason Linton uses TikTok to create emotionally engaging videos that showcase relatable and entertaining family moments.

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For Jason, it's important to show the love and tenderness of fatherhood and parenting in the Black community. From singing popular songs with his adoptive children through his Talk Box to sharing the heartwarming interactions he has with his family, Jason brings joy to his 6.4 million followers on TikTok by showing all the positive moments he has as a parent. Check out more from Jason on TikTok @DadLifeJason!


Sarah Michelle Gellar

Determined and accomplished are two words that best describe Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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Beginning her career as a child actress, Gellar has remained a leader on the road of success.  A veteran of television, theater and the big screen, Gellar’s list of credits are long, which has helped her build and maintain her status in the industry. Gellar has two exciting projects on the horizon. She will lend her voice as the lead in Netflix’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation, and she will also star in Hot Pink, a biting coming-of-age comedy for Amazon created by Elisabeth Holm (Obvious Child). Gellar is well known for her work on the small screen including CBS’ The Crazy Ones opposite Robin Williams, the CW’s Ringer, her role as the iconic Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and ABC’s All My Children. Gellar was also the voice of the Seventh Sister ‘Inquisitor’ on Disney XD’s popular Star Wars: Rebels. Gellar’s film credits include Das Films’ Veronika Decides To Die, The Yari Film Group’s Possession, The Air I Breathe, Southland Tales, The Grudge, The Grudge 2, Scooby Doo and Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Scream 2, Cruel Intentions, and Harvard Man. In 2009 Gellar starred and served as the executive producer in the HBO TV movie The Wonderful Maladys. No stranger to the world of voice over, Gellar lent her voice to Lionsgate’s Happily N’Ever After, Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, Fox’s The Simpsons and American Dad, and Warner Brothers’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Gellar is also an author and entrepreneur. In 2015 she co-founded the organic modern baking company Foodstirs. The success of Foodstirs led her to write her first cookbook Stirring Up Fun with Food, filled with over 100 recipes and food-crafting ideas to be creative in the kitchen. Off screen, Gellar lends her time and support to child and hunger organizations as an advocate and activist. She works closely with No Kid Hungry and Good+ as well as the nonprofit organization CARE.

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