Where

The Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center 
1000 Virginia Center Pkwy
Glen Allen, VA 23059
 

 
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2019 Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference

Join us January 26—27, 2019 at the Virginia PTA 98th Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference at Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA!                   

Plan to stay for PTA Day at the General Assembly on January 28, 2019 to advocate for PTA/PTSAs across the Commonwealth.

The annual Virginia PTA Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference is an essential gathering for our local PTA units, leaders in education, and a growing support network, all which have the health, education and very best welfare of our many Virginia children in mind.

During our conference time you will be able to:

  • Choose from over 45 new workshops developed specifically for this Conference on subjects that matter to YOU in Advocacy; Council; Nuts & Bolts of PTA; Programs, Grants and Fundraising  
  • Follow Workshop Tracks that train and strengthen PTA leaders to be a voice for all children
  • Participate in Elections 2019 and vote on your next team of Virginia PTA Officers
  • Listen to guest speakers talk about children’s health and education, general sessions featuring Leslie Boggs, National PTA President-elect
  • Network with other local PTA members to share ideas and get answers to all of your questions
  • Learn about PTA programs
  • Get questions about advocacy answered
  • Learn more about our upcoming change to bylaws
  • Hear more about the essential building blocks that a PTA can use to support your schools
  • Learn new ways that diversity and inclusion can help your PTA and school grow
  • Get some great tips on communicating more effectively
  • Take with you an abundance of tips & tricks you’ve learned that can be applied as soon as you head home
  • Meals available on Saturday and Sunday
  • Saturday Night Networking Event, and more! 

The room rate at Virginia Crossings Hotel will be just $94/night, single or double occupancy. There is free WiFi in all guest rooms and common areas of the hotel. Make your reservations early. Free parking available onsite.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

*NEW* Saturday Multicultural PTSA Leadership Track

The one-day program is a tremendous opportunity for middle and high school students to understand culture, develop leadership skills and practice and interaction in a way that helps them throughout their lives. Students will be lead by current youth presenters throught leadership and team building games, activities and tons of fun! Lunch is included.

*PTA/PTSA Membership is encouraged but not required to participate*

PTA Day Advocacy Conversation & Fire Side Chat with Legislators  

Can't join us for the Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference but want advocacy training and PTA information for the Annual PTA Day at the General Assembly? Then join us on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 5:00pm for in-depth training on:

  • VAPTA Legislation Program, Priorities, and Positions
  • Upcoming legislation affecting public education
  • How to talk to legislators
  • Receive talking points for meetings with your legislators
  • Network with legislators, other PTA members and students
 Visit Virginia PTA webpage for:

 Workshops are subject to change. Information will be updated regularly, so check back often! 

Get Ready for Annual Meeting:

  • Share the details with your board members. Send a delegate!
  • Check your membership-approved PTA budget to make sure there is a line item for training. Don’t forget to include training in your budget.

REFUND POLICY:

Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend. You may transfer your registration to someone else.