Events

Annual Meeting – Illinois PTA-NWCR/D37

October 5, 2020 (Location is TBD)

PTA Conventions and Conferences

  • Illinois PTA Advocacy Day – October 2020 (Springfield, IL)
  • National PTA Legislative Conference – March 9-12, 2021 (Washington DC)
  • Illinois PTA Convention – April 23-24, 2021 (Lisle, IL)
  • Illinois PTA Spotlight Event – May 2021
  • National PTA Convention – June 24-27, 2021 (Grapevine, TX)

Training

June 2020

Classes will be held live online via Zoom.  Access the flyer to register.

Email Jeanette Harris at jharris@illinoispta.org with questions.

Winter 2020

All courses & workshops will be held at Westgate Elementary
500 S. Dwyer Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Use the main parking lot and door #1.
Courses run from 7 to 9 PM. If Arlington Heights (District 25) schools are closed for weather the workshops cannot meet. See www.emergencyclosingcenter.com

MemberHub lab – January 16, 2020

MemberHub lab support. All your T’s must be crossed and I’s dotted in order to get your tax exempt letter in August so let’s make sure you haven’t forgotten to check any boxes and then learn a little more beyond the basics of MemberHub. This workshop would be valuable for presidents, treasurers, membership chairs, communications chairs and anyone using MemberHub.

Award/Grant application writing tips – January 16, 2020

Get tips on how to really brag about your unit and all the awesome things you’re doing. Come for some practical tips on award and grant application writing.

Bylaws BINGO (Workshop part 1) – January 16, 2020

Learn how to find the information you need in your bylaws –
in a fun way! This workshop is part 1. Part 2 is putting your new knowledge into the nominating committee. All in 1 evening!

Nominating Committee (Workshop part 2) – January 16, 2020

This course explains the election of the nominating committee, the function of the nominating committee and provides the process and timeline needed to select quality candidates for your PTA. At least one person from your nominating committee should attend.

Bylaws II – February 11, 2020

This is an interactive workshop that will allow onsite answers to last minute questions before approval by the director. Bring a laptop with your last approved bylaws and your desired changes (or a flash drive) to update the bylaws template. Time permitting, completed bylaws may be approved onsite. Come prepared to create your final bylaws.

Walk-in’s are welcome but materials can only be guaranteed for those that preregister. Registration is open until January 14th. Email Jeanette Harris at jharris@illinoispta.org with questions.