Recording coming soon!!!

Saturday, January 30th 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Symposium Details:

Keynote Speaker:

Kimberly Burton
Wake County Public School’s Director of Title I

The Charge Speaker:

Dr. Edward Bell
Educational Consultant

Greetings to be provided by:

Harold Dixon,
NCPTA President

Francelia Burwell
NCPTA President-Elect

The Day’s Activities to Include:

  • Continuing Education Unit Credits Available
  • Special treats include giveaways, a DJ Lunch Party, and friendly competition
  • Breakout sessions include topics for everyone–educators, parents/guardians, advocates, community organizations, PTA members, and more

Sessions for Educators

  • NCPTA Male Engagement Committee Roundtable–Building Men, Males, and Mentors at the School and District Level; Presenters:  Members of the NCPTA Male Engagement Committee
  • Self-Care: How to Combat Stress with Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic; Presenters:  Katie Rosanbalm, Ph.D.
  • Helping Families Enhance Literacy and the Home-School Connection through the Evidence-based, Accessible, and Free PASTEL program; Presenters:  Haruna Suzuki, Dr. Jill S. Jones, and Dr. John Begeny
  • Five Strategies for Effective Parent Engagement: K-12; Presenter:  Lorenzon Johnson, Ph.D.
  • How to Support and Engage Latino Families During Covid19; Presenter:  Dr. MariaRosa Rangel
  • Motivating the Community and Levering Resources: How School Administrators Can Help EL Families Succeed during COVID-19; Presenter:  Anthony Nesbit
  • Supportive Structures for Family Engagement Success; Presenter: Kelly Bush
  • A Deeper Dive with Our Keynote Speaker; Presenter:  Kimberly Burton

Sessions for Parents/Guardians, Advocates, Community Organizations, PTA Members

  • Navigating the College Application Process During COVID; Presenter:  Karen Rankins-Hinton
  • Stress Coping Strategies for Parents and Children/Students; Presenters:  Dr. Reba Royster and Adia Smith
  • Digital Safety During COVID-19 for Families; Presenter:  Donald Barringer
  • Exploring ESL Resources for Parents and Caregivers During Remote Instruction—For PTA Leaders; Presenter:  Xatli Stox
  • Growing Through This Together; Presenter:  Hilda De Leon
  • Supportive Structures for Family Engagement Success; Presenter:  Kelly Bush
  • Engaging Multilingual and Culturally Diverse Families; Presenter:  Marcita Mahar
  • Exploring ESL Resources for Parents and Caregivers During Remote Instruction Presentation in Spanish; Presenter:  Xatli Stox

More Sessions Coming Soon

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Registration: The Winter Symposium is free to attend but registration is required.

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