Community Trainings

Jumpstart Your PTA Year

All PTA members and leaders are invited to join NCPTA at one of our free community trainings, which are being hosted in cooperation with PTA Councils across the state.

We look forward to seeing you as we travel the state to help you jumpstart your year!

NCPTA Vision Driven Training Presenters

Training topics may vary based on community requests, but you can expect to learn about the following:

  • History and Importance of Our Education System
  • Strengthening Advocacy Skills
  • PTA Leadership
  • PTA Finances

Debra Horton
NCPTA Executive Director

Ashley Perkinson
Attorney and Lobbyist

Kelly Langston
NCPTA President-Elect


Training Locations

Feb. 22, 2014
New Hanover County
Cape Fear Community College
Union Station Building
502 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Registration is closed.

Nov. 16, 2013
Jackson CountyRegistration is closed
NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching
276 NCCAT Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Event Details

Sept. 28, 2013
Cumberland CountyRegistration is closed
Cumberland County Schools Education Resource Center
396 Elementary Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28306
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sept. 21, 2013
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Registration is closed
Goodwill Industries, Central Conference Room
2701 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Park in Coliseum parking lot – no charge
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Light Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Sept. 14, 2013
Guilford CountyRegistration is closed
NC A&T State University
Academic Classroom Building
1601 E. Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Event Details

Sept. 10, 2013
Durham CountyRegistration is closed
Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center
2107 Hillandale Road
Durham, NC 27705
5 – 8 p.m.
Dinner Included

Aug. 29, 2013
Wake County – TRAINING IS FULL
Crossroads II Office Building
110 Corning Road
Cary, NC 27518
5 – 8:30 p.m.
Event Details

NOTE: The NCPTA Vision Driven Community Trainings at this location will be part of a larger Summer Leadership Training organized by the local PTA Council and school community.

Aug. 24, 2013
Charlotte/Mecklenburg County –  Registration is closed
Vance High School
7600 IBM Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Event Details

NOTE: The NCPTA Vision Driven Community Trainings at this location will be part of a larger conference organized by the local PTA and school community.

Nov. 13, 2014
McDowell County Leadership Training
McDowell County Schools Central Office
334 S. Main St.
Marion, NC 28752
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nov. 15, 2014
Rockingham County Leadership Training
Rockingham County High School
180 High School Rd.
Reidsville, NC 27320
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.