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PTA Takes Action for Kids

Join us March 12-14 for the 2019 National PTA Legislative Conference (LegCon) to network with fellow PTA advocates, meet with policymakers, hear PTA advocacy success stories and learn how to shape public policy on Capitol Hill and at home.

LegCon will be held just steps away from Washington, DC. You’ll be joined by your fellow PTA members and other passionate advocates who will share advanced advocacy skills and tactics to help you meet your policy goals. 

Don’t miss the chance to expand your knowledge of the ins and outs of federal law, grow your advocacy skills, explore National PTA’s priorities for the new 116th Congress, and meet with your federal representatives on Capitol Hill.

Jahana Hayes

Keynote Speaker

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes was elected to represent the Fifth District of Connecticut in November 2018, making her the first African-American woman to ever represent the state of Connecticut in Congress. Hayes currently serves on the House Committee on Education and Labor and House Committee on Agriculture. She first garnered widespread notoriety as a teacher when she was selected as the Connecticut Teacher of the Year, before going on to earn the distinction of 2016 National Teacher of the Year. She has been quoted as saying that “education saved her life” and is a fierce advocate for ensuring access to education for all students. Her legislative priorities will focus on gun violence prevention in all communities, ensuring access to health care for as many Americans as possible, providing equitable access to education and opportunity for all students and working in a bipartisan way to bring positive change to the lives of every person in her community. Hayes holds a BA in history and secondary education, an MA in curriculum and instruction and a degree in administrative leadership.


Questions?

Registration, travel or hotel accommodations: NPTAMeetings@PTA.org

Conference schedule or Capitol Hill Day: LegCon@PTA.org

Interested in sponsoring the 2019 Legislative Conference? Please contact Amaia Stecker at astecker@PTA.org

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