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107th WSPTA Convention Schedule


For 2020, the WSPTA virtual convention will take place from Monday, May 11, through Thursday, May 21. The convention schedule has been modified from the typical weekend schedule to utilize shorter segments of time over a longer period.  As new information is confirmed the schedule will be updated, this includes which specific webinars will be offered as well as the agenda for general sessions. The descriptions for the professional development webinars are located here (updated May 8).

Professional Development Webinars

May 11, Monday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1101: Kickoff to Virtual Convention

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1102: Gathering Input

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1103: Digital Tools for Online Meetings

Professional Development Webinars

May 12, Tuesday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1201: President Panel

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1202: Blast Off to memberplanet!

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1203: Social Media Guidelines

Professional Development Webinars

May 13, Wednesday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1301: Branding and Marketing Your PTA

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1302: Change. Powered by PTA.

Professional Development Webinars and Coaching Appointments

May 14, Thursday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – Coaching Appointments

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1401: Volunteers, Find Them and Keep Them

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1402: Creating Space for Joy

Professional Development Webinars

May 15, Friday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1501: Media Literacy is for Everyone

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1502A: The Effective Vice President
*updated May 8*

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1502B: Secretary Panel

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1503: New Ways to Engage: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

9:00 pm – Social Time: Discover How to Play Games Online

Professional Development Webinars, General Session, Business Meeting

May 16, Saturday

9:00 – 10:30 am – 1601: PTA and the Law 2020

11:00 – 12:30 pm – Coaching Appointments

1:00 – 2:30 pm – Business Meeting (see the Business Session page for further details) – Agenda

3:00 – 4:30 pm – General Session featuring Amy Campbell, Washington Teacher of the Year – Agenda

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1602: Putting the S Back in PTSA

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1603: Your Child’s Health and Safety Matter

9:00 pm – Social Time: Hosted Online Game Play

Professional Development Webinars and General Session

May 17, Sunday

9:00 – 10:30 am – 1701: Effective Budgets and Financial Strategies

11:00 – 12:30 pm – 1702: Diversity Panel

1:00 – 2:30 pm – General Session featuring Erin Jones – Agenda

3:00 – 4:30 pm – General Session featuring JMarie Johnson-Kola – Agenda

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1703: Raising Kind Kids

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1704: Managing Your Nonprofit PTA

Professional Development Webinars

May 18, Monday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1801A: Treasurer Panel

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1801B: Reflections Panel

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1802: Seated Lunchtime Practices

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 1803: Building Your Fall Membership Campaign

Professional Development Webinars

May 19, Tuesday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1901: Covering Your Assets

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 1902: Pump Up Your Communications

7:00 – 8:30 pm – Coaching appointments

Professional Development Webinars

May 20, Wednesday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 2001: Councils Supporting Local PTAs

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 2002: Council Panel

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 2003: PTA Boards and Administrations

Professional Development Webinars

May 21, Thursday

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 2101: FACE Panel

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 2102A: Membership Panel

5:00 – 6:30 pm – 2102B: Advocacy Panel

7:00 – 8:30 pm – 2103: Adapting Programs for Special Needs