Programs + Events

Workshops, Table Talks & Trainings

Workshops are your opportunity to gain skills in areas of leadership, finance, membership, parliamentary procedures, and more necessary in running your local PTA. A skilled board of managers, professionals, and specialists will also present workshops on education, health, advocacy, and more to enrich your learning experience.

Descriptions for each workshop will be available in mid-March.


Workshop Block A – Friday 10:00 am to 11:30 am

  • “I Am Hopeful Because…” of the Reflections Program!
  • Ensuring your PTA is Welcoming, Inclusive and Accessible
  • Expandiendo su Compromiso- Asegurando que TODAS las familias
  • Expanding your Engagement- Ensuring ALL Families are Engaged
  • Fentanyl Discussion Panel
  • New To PTA?
  • President – Successful from the Start, Part One
  • Run an Effective Meeting with Robert’s Rules
  • The ABCs and 123s of Membership
  • What is a Financial Review? Isn’t that an Audit?

Workshop Block B – Friday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

  • Building Successful Family-School Partnerships
  • Climate Change: What’s PTA Got to Do With It?
  • Demystifying Public Education Funding
  • District PTA Leaders Preview
  • E-membership – TOTEM Basics
  • Insurance, Taxes, and Legal Aspects of PTA. What you need to know.
  • Join PTA leaders in Building a DEI Community of Practice
  • President – Successful from the Start, Part Two
  • PTA Connected: A Candid Conversation about Navigating the Ups and Downs of Digital Life
  • Secretaries – PTA Minutes Make the Meeting


Workshop Block C – Saturday 9:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Advance in the Reflections Program
  • Avenues for Student Advocacy
  • Bylaws Basics – An Essential Tool
  • California State PTA Award Winning Program: School Smarts
  • Free Digital Tools for PTA Communications & Marketing
  • PTA Connected 101
  • Partners in Education: PTA and Administrators
  • PTA Finances – What Treasurers Need to Know Part 1
  • Removing the Barriers – Inclusive PTA Membership and Board

Workshop Block D – Saturday, 10:45 am to 12:15 pm

  • Career and the Arts
  • Construyendo una junta directiva de la PTA cohesiva
  • Effective Advocacy: Be a Changemaker!
  • Ethnic Studies: Meet the author of AB101
  • Family Engagement from the California Department of Education Perspective
  • How to Create a School-wide Culture of Safe Driving
  • Managing your bylaws easily with eBylaws
  • PTA Finances – What Treasurers Need to Know Part 2
  • Raising and Educating Safe, Smart Digital Citizens
  • Tips & Hints from Membership Leaders


Workshop Block E – Sunday 8:00 am to 9:30 am

  • Building A Cohesive PTA Board
  • Council Connection – Collaboration, Coordination, Communication
  • E-membership – TOTEM for Council and District Leaders
  • Leveling up your PTA Communications Work
  • Meet the Advocates!
  • Meet the Registered Parliamentarian
  • Meetings Gone Wild
  • PTA Resolutions – Representing the Voice of our Membership
  • The Path to College/Career — A Family Voyage


* Tentative and subject to change 

Last updated: 3/24/2023