2014 Parent Education & Leadership Conference
Learn, Lead & Celebrate

May 30 – 31, 2014
Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Online registration is closed. Limited on-site registration is available. Contact the NCPTA office.

Download form to register by mail.

View Campus Map. Upon arrival, check-in at Ardmore Hall lobby. Free parking is available in Lots A & B.

Speaker & Workshop Highlights

  • R. Scott Ralls, Ph.D., President, North Carolina Community College System
  • Eric Guckian, Senior Advisor on Education, Office of the Governor, State of North Carolina
  • C. Andre Daniels, Resource Development Committee, National PTA

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Proposed Agenda

Friday, May 30

1 p.m.

Registration Opens – Ardmore Hall Lobby

2 p.m.

5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Celebration Reception

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Awards Celebration

  • Greeting
    Dr. Beverly Emory, Superintendent, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
  • Opening Remarks
    Eric Guckian
    Senior Advisor on Education, Office of the Governor
  • Keynote Address
    R. Scott Ralls, Ph.D.
    President, North Carolina Community College System

Saturday, May 31

8 a.m.

Registration OpensArdmore Hall Lobby

8:15 – 9 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9 – 10 a.m.

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

General Session

  • Convention Business
  • Remarks by National PTA Representative C. Andre Daniels
  • Hot Topics in the Classroom– Panel Discussion on curriculum, assessments, school funding, teacher pay and accountability.
    • Sarah Bratton, Third Grade Teacher in Wake County Public School System
    • Tammy Howard, Director of Accountability Services, NC Department of Public Instruction
    • Katherine W. Joyce, Executive Director, NC Association of School Administrators
    • Karl Rectanus, Sr Education Adviser to the NC Chamber Foundation
  • NCPTA Lobbyist Report
  • Closing Remarks

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Dessert with Exhibitors

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Learning and Leading Workshops Part III


Agenda is subject to change. Last modified on 5/20/2014.

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