Dear Prospective Exhibitors and Sponsors,
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 110th Annual Massachusetts PTA Convention, Heroes Around Me, Celebrating our Communities and Members! No matter who you are, a member, friend, sponsor, supporter or volunteer, you are guaranteed to find this event, and its topics so enlightening that you will want to not only get involved with, but most importantly, will want to share with others!
The Massachusetts Parent Teacher Association (Mass PTA) is truly excited about inviting you to partner with us on this event that will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center in Beverly, MA. To Register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor Click Here.
Massachusetts PTA represents hundreds of PTA Local units and members across this Commonwealth. We are dedicated to promoting effective health education programs and services in schools, families and communities in order to offer children, youth and families the skills, tools and abilities they need to make healthy choices.
We know that you can enrich this opportunity as well as learn from it. Again this year, we will be having participants and guests from National PTA. Your exhibits, presentations, and support are all very valuable to the Massachusetts PTA. We hope you will join us at the Massachusetts PTA 110th Annual Convention, Look Within, Celebrating our Communities and Members!
In addition to our Vendors/Exhibitors, we are also welcoming you, your organization and/or your business to Sponsor this conference. This is a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate your encouragement and efforts to support the health and well-being of our children, families and communities not only in Massachusetts but also across the greater New England States.
Your sponsorship of our 110th Massachusetts PTA Convention, Look Within, Celebrating our Communities and Members! will provide the critical funding needed to sustain our advocacy efforts and programs which will help us continue to promote effective health education programs and services in schools, families and communities in order to offer children, youth and families the skills, tools and abilities they need to make healthy choices. Enclosed please find more information about Massachusetts PTA and our multiple Sponsorship, Exhibitor and Advertising opportunities that we have available. Please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions. We look forward to continuing or developing a partnership with your organization and welcoming you into the Massachusetts PTA family!
MA PTA Convention Chair and President Elect
Speakers – 2020 MA PTA Convention
Sessions – 2020 MA PTA Convention
Join us for a “Look Within, Celebrating Our Communities and Members!”
March 28, 2020 – Whether you are looking for ways to diversify your PTA’s leadership, increase interest in local PTA events, find no-hassle fundraising ideas or increase and diversify your membership and volunteer leaders, the 2020 MA PTA Convention has opportunities for you to discover it all.
You will come to Convention knowing what you do at your school and PTA. But you will leave Convention thinking about the possibilities for your school and PTA, as well as your own leadership abilities.
Workshops will deliver proven ways to:
- Communicate effectively with all stakeholders
- Engage and empower parents to support student success and overall well-being
- Advocate for the needs of every child in your school, community or state
- Develop partnerships that support growth and mission implementation
Check out Sessions for the 2020 Convention
1:15 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Session 1
Meet Your Board of Directors
MA PTA Board of Directors available to answer questions in round table discussions for: President/President Elect; Secretary/Treasurer; Advocacy; Reflections; Health; Special Education; Diversity/Inclusion; etc.
2:35 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. General Session
This is YOUR organization. Attend the annual meeting to vote on important issues and let your voice be heard! Meet with state, national, and other local PTA leaders to discuss any topics/issues that are important to you. Get answers to your questions. Feel free to send topics to email@example.com ahead of time, but we will tackle anything that comes up
- Bylaws – Bylaws govern an organization’s operations and contain the basic rules relating principally to itself as an association.The MA PTA bylaws outline the basic purpose of PTA, lists basic policies of the MA PTA association and provides a structure for how the PTA association is set up.The bylaws also provide information on MA PTA committee structure, the annual convention and amendment process.
- Business of the Association including Legislative Agenda
- Election of PTA Officers for the 2020-2022 term
- Afternoon Keynote Speaker- TBD
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Session 2
Look Within PTA – Advocacy is at Our Core
Join us as we “Look Within” the history of PTA and how advocacy is at our core. We will be highlighting National, State and Local PTA advocacy efforts and discuss what we can do to work together to further the mission of PTA “to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
Fees – 2020 MA PTA Convention
It is appropriate use of funds for your local unit to pay for your registration fee and accommodations. Register here!
Member Conference Full- 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Includes all Sessions, Buffet Luncheon and Awards Dinner. $50.00 each
If you are only attending the awards dinner from 6-9 pm, the price is $25.00 per person.
Registration Confirmation Questions
I have registered for this year’s Convention. When and how will I receive my confirmation?
A registration confirmation email will be sent to you at the address provided immediately upon completion of your registration. Your confirmation email will include your registration receipt.
Cancellation Policy Questions
What is Massachusetts PTA’s cancellation policy for Convention registrations?
If you register in advance and find you cannot attend the convention, you must cancel your registration and request a refund. Requests for refunds must be submitted by the cancellation deadline of March 14, 2020. Refunds will not be processed after March 14th. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the refund to be issued. Please send your cancellation notice via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
I can no longer attend this year’s Convention – Can I transfer my registration to another person?
Massachusetts PTA will allow transfer of a registration to another person with appropriate notification prior to the start of the convention.
Special Needs Questions
If I have special needs, who can I contact?
If you have a condition which requires accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and you require accommodations at the event, please contact Massachusetts PTA at email@example.com to describe the condition and the specific nature of the requested accommodations. Massachusetts PTA will provide accommodations in accordance with law.