Programs + Events

At-a-Glance

Here’s what the future holds in store for you at the 2017 convention:

PRE-CON: Thursday, April 27

EARLY ACCESS

  • Registration opens at 4 p.m.
  • PTA Store
  • Exhibit Hall – FREE ACCESS DAY!
  • PTA Historical Display

DAY 1: Friday, April 28

  • Vote on Business of the Association including Elections for the California State PTA Board of Directors with General Meetings at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Greetings from National PTA Executive Director Nathan R. Monell, CAE
  • Workshops at 1:30 p.m.
  • Registration open all day
  • Reflections Art Gallery open all day
  • Exhibit Hall
  • PTA Store
  • Membership Connection – Get answers to your membership questions, network and share ideas with leaders throughout the state
  • Communications and Social Media Help Desk
  • Convention Photo Booth
  • Student Orientation
  • Keynote Speaker: Ryan J. Smith, The Education Trust-West
  • Family Art Experience – FREE – begins at 7 p.m.
  • Live Chat – FREE
  • Finding a Balance Student-Led Mini Workshop – FREE

DAY 2: Saturday, April 29

  • General Meetings at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Workshops at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Registration open all day
  • Reflections Art Gallery open all day
  • Reflections Art Program Celebration
  • Exhibit Hall
  • PTA Store
  • Membership Connection – Get answers to your membership questions, network and share ideas with leaders throughout the state
  • Communications and Social Media Help Desk
  • Convention Photo Booth
  • Student Panel, Unit and Council Awards
  • Special National PTA Workshop
  • District Events (Contact your district for details)

DAY 3: Sunday, April 30

  • Registration open in the morning
  • Workshops at 9 a.m.
  • General Meeting at 11 a.m.
  • Special Guest: Megan Gross, California Teacher of the Year
  • Student Recognition and Awards
  • Installation of 2017-19 Board of Directors

*Updated as of November 22, 2016 and subject to change.