Programs + Events

Convention at a Glance

This schedule is current as of 2/28/22, and is subject to change.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Lori Woodley-Langendorff, CEO/Founder of “All it Takes”

Lori worked as a school counselor for 28 years. She developed and delivered SEL through experiential learning, parenting support, and peer programs before she began producing SEL curriculum for the larger education and parent community. Lori now serves as CEO of All It Takes, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that creates and provides Whole Child/SEL resources to those who serve youth while also globally training students, teachers and parents in communication and relationship building.

Special Guests

Alondra Diaz – Teacher of the Year

Alondra is a 2022 California State Teacher of the Year and state nominee for the National Teacher of the Year program and a third-grade bilingual educator at Ralph A. Gates Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Magnet Elementary. At Gates, she serves as an advocate for language acquisition for all students. As an educator, she is committed to empowering students, families, and the community. As a leader, Diaz provides support to aspiring and new teachers in her role as lead Mentor Teacher. Diaz is the recipient of the 2020 Woman of the Year award presented by the National Hispanic Women’s Business Association in the category of Community and Education for her active involvement in promoting literacy and is a member of the California Department of Education Superintendent Teacher Advisory Council.

Anna King, National PTA President

Anna has over 20 years of leadership experience at all levels of PTA, including Oklahoma PTA president and National PTA vice president of membership. She is the 57th president of National PTA. Currently, Anna is the secretary for Frederick A. Douglass High School PTSA in Oklahoma City and is a board member of the Douglass Law and Public Safety Academy. She loves volunteering at the high school in her community and working beside students as they use their voices to create change and make an impact. Outside of her PTA service, Anna is also involved in many community activities. She is the Oklahoma Moms Demand Action School Safety co-leader and member of the WestEd Advisory Board, Equity Advisory for the Oklahoma State Department of Education and Kiwanis Club of South Oakland County. Anna believes that it’s a heart for servant leadership that inspires people to do noble work that calls for them to offer the best of themselves, through humility and courage. She believes that ALL children deserve to learn in a safe and welcoming environment, no matter who they are or where they come from.