This year, Niagara Falls played host to the 2017 NYS PTA Convention, rolling out the red carpet for over 350 delegates, guests and exhibitors. It was an exciting, advocacy-filled Convention with informative workshops, general presentations, inspiring keynotes, and amazing student performers!
We were honored to have Superior Court Judge Verda Colvin from Georgia address why parental engagement, especially for boys, is critical. Amy Hysick, New York's 2017 Teacher of the Year, shared her inspirational story of helping students achieve.
New this Convention! NYS PTA launched a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Caucus, and a LGBTQ Caucus/Breakfast. Both events were well-attended and inspiring! Plus the Board of Directors unanimoulsy adopted a new position paper, Affirming LGBTQ Youth and Families.
Your participation at Convention is essential to the success of our association. You elect officers, shape policy and move the association forward. You address the needs of our members and, most importantly, the needs of our children.
NYS PTA is Leading the Way to our 122nd Convention in Saratoga Springs, November 9-11, 2018. Mark your calendars!
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