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 firstname.lastname@example.org.