The annual convention of the Pennsylvania PTA is the official business meeting of the state PTA, which is held in each spring.
At convention, delegates:
Meet and greet new and old friends
Meet and talk with state board members
Attend workshops on timely issues and important topics
Gain valuable leadership skills
Browse exhibitor booths (fund raising, educational enrichment, arts in education programs, non-profit organizations)
Amend state bylaws
Adopt resolutions and the legislative program which determines the direction of the state PTA
Attend hospitality events
Attend the convention banquet
Meet and hear from representatives from the National PTA
Local PTA members provide input on much of the convention business. Local PTAsmay nominate state officers in election years, suggest bylaw changes, provide input on the legislative program, and submit resolutions for consideration.