Programs + Events

Learn New Skills: Workshops and Hands-On Training Opportunities

Convention workshops and table talks provide a great selection of hands-on learning and training opportunities to enhance your leadership skills and learn more about issues affecting children and families. 


Here’s a sampling of what’s in store in 2017

Leadership and Running Your PTA

  • You are the New PTA President
  • You’ve Got Questions: We’ve Got Answers
  • Do Good Things for Your PTA Membership
  • Successful Treasurers
  • Parliamentary Procedure – Easy as ABC
  • Power Up Your Board
  • PTA Programs in a Flash

Trends in Education and Advocacy

  • Mind the Gap: What is the Achievement Gap & How to Fill It
  • Arts on the Brain
  • Advocacy Hot Topics
  • Family, School and Community Connections
  • Creating Local Change for Children
  • It’s Not All About Cookie Dough: How PTA Advocates for You
  • How is My School Doing? How Do We Help Schools Improve?

Health and Community Concerns

  • Online Safety: What Parents Need to Know
  • Vision and Learning: There is More to Learning Than Just 20/20
  • Teen Drivers – Distracted and Reckless
  • LGBTQIA+ Facilitating the Conversation