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:
and greet new and old friends
and talk with state board members
workshops on timely issues and important topics
valuable leadership skills
exhibitor booths (fund raising, educational enrichment, arts in education
programs, non-profit organizations)
resolutions and the legislative program which determines the direction of
the state PTA
the convention banquet
and hear from representatives from the National PTA
Local PTA members provide input on much of the convention business. Local PTAs
may nominate state officers in election years, suggest bylaw changes, provide input on the
legislative program, and submit resolutions for consideration.