2019 Legislative Conference (LegCon) runs March 12 – 14, 2019.
Stay tuned for updates and special announcements as we get closer to LegCon 2019!
Archived materials from the previous year can be accessed below.
Join fellow PTA advocates from across the country to this sold-out conference focused on bringing your advocacy efforts and skill sets to the next level. Get ready to hit your advocacy goals out of the park!
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Federal Legislative Chair (FLC) Webinar (Invitation only)
Capitol Hill Day Prep Webinar (all participants)
Logistics and details for Capitol Hill Day, including the Hill Ask
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
General Session: Opening Session and Welcome
Keynote Speaker: Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education
Featured Speaker: Alissa Parker, Co-founder, Safe and Sound Schools
Workshop 1: Federal Legislative Hot Topics
Get up to speed on current education legislation and policies before Congress
Workshop 2: Step Up to the Plate
This two-part workshop will feature best practices and success stories from PTA leaders in the field. Attendees will practice specific skills through interactive workshops.
Highlighted skills in each workshop:
Workshop 3: Capitol Hill Day Prep
Recap the pre-LegCon webinar, Capitol Hill Day logistics, the Hill Ask and Q&A with Government Affairs team.
Advocacy Awards Dinner
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Grab & Go Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Capitol Hill Day
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
National PTA Voice for Children Reception
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
8:05 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Workshop 4: Capitol Hill Day Debrief
Debrief your Hill meetings and learn new skills to make the most of your visit once you’re back at home.
9:25 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Workshop 5: Make a Game Plan
Learn best practices to grow your state’s advocacy capacity and hear about upcoming issues where you can use your new advocacy skills.
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Featured Speaker: Carissa Miller, Interim Executive Director, Council for Chief State School Officers
Contact National PTA at GovtAffairs@PTA.org.
Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2018 Legislative Conference? Please contact Kris Carey Prevatte at email@example.com.