When

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST
-to-
Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00 AM EST

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Where

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

 
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Contact

Debbie Kilpatrick 
2018 Conference Chair 
conference@vapta.org
 [804] 264-1234
 

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE
Annual Conference has a NEW Name, NEW Home, and NEW Time of Year...

 

2018 ANNUAL MEETING & ADVOCACY CONFERENCE

Please join us as we launch our inaugural Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference, followed by our annual PTA Day at the General Assembly!

This will be an exciting event to share information with our members about the WHAT, HOW, and WHY we PTA.

Registration Fees

  • $95 Early Bird [Until December 20, 2017] 
  • $125 Regular [December 21, 2017 - January 20, 2018] 
  • $150 [January 21 - January 28, 2018]  
  • $95 Life Members/PTSA Students [until January 20, 2018]                                                                                    Registration includes ALL of the following:
  • Annual Meeting on Saturday
  • Extensive workshops on Saturday and Sunday                                                                                       Saturday - Afternoon Snack 
  • Sunday - Continuous Breakfast & Break; Lunch; and Legislative Reception
  • PTA Day Training and Materials [Sunday afternoon/non-conference attendees]
  • Access to Whova App

PTA Day Advocacy Training [Only] Fee $10 per person                                                                       [Sunday 3:00pm session only]

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 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 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 other PTA members and students
  • Legislative Reception [$20 additional fee]

Hotel Room Rates: $93 per night/per room plus tax; single or double occupancy. Click here.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

Saturday, January 27, 2018

  • Your Voice, Your Vote Virginia PTA Business
  • PTA Training on Hot Topics
  • Legislative Table Talks
  • Network Opportunities

 Sunday, January 28, 2018

  • Advocacy, Issues & Policy Training
  • Learn State Legislative Process 
  • Legislative Round Table 
  • Fireside Chat with Legislators

Monday, January 29, 2018                                                                                                                     PTA Day at the General Assembly

  • Visit Legislative Offices
  • Attend Committee Meetings
  • Discuss short session Hot Topics
  • Attend House or Senate Session

COMING SOON! Virginia PTA Annual Meeting & Advocacy Conference webpage for:

  • Workshop Descriptions [The Call to Annual Meeting]
  • Virginia PTA Bylaws revisions
  • Learn if You're a Voting Delegate
  • Exhibit Hall Information
  • Event Schedule 

 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.