The Maryland PTA Convention will be held August 5-6, 2016 at
the newly renovated DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland.
We have negotiated a room rate of $119 single/double on Friday/Saturday. You can use the link below to reserve your room online.
Join hundreds of your peers in exploring ideas and solutions for the issues facing local
PTA units. Hear from State education leaders and education
professionals and take workshops to enhance your level of
experience and understanding of PTA. We have programs suited for
first-time PTA officers, as well as seasoned PTA officers.
View the complete schedule,
session details, travel and registration information, and
the pre-conference information below. New information is added weekly.
to convention is easy, the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel is accessible by
car with parking available and we are only two blocks away from the Metro,
Marc Train and bus via the Silver Spring Transportation Center and Red
Contact Maryland PTA if you have any questions about this year's convention. I
hope you will consider attending this excellent opportunity to
participate in the business of PTA, meet fellow PTA members and receive
Elizabeth Ysla Leight, Esq.
Join your fellow Maryland PTA members!
August 5 - 6, 2016
8727 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Maryland PTA has planned an exciting and rewarding experience for you. Visit with other PTA Leaders, Exhibitors and Sponsors to learn new ways to build and maintain a successful PTA. Join us as we celebrate our Reflections, Membership and Council Award recipients.
National PTA Board Member Scott Allen will speak at the
Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention!
Scott Allen was born in Montana and has lived in Pennsylvania,
California, Virginia and Washington state. Allen earned a BBA from Texas
Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas and while there worked as an
assistant/attendant for a quadriplegic student. He earned his MBA from
the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash., receiving a Junior
Achievement Volunteer scholarship as well as working in the credit and
banking industries. (Click here to read full bio)
We hope you will attend our Annual Maryland PTA Convention!
All PTA leaders
attending the Maryland PTA Convention will have opportunities to learn
something new to help build and maintain a successful PTA. Learn new
skills as you collaborate with parents, teachers and school
Pre-Register by July 8, 2016 and save $50!
Attend the Emerging Minority Leaders (EML) Conference!
Be there for the Reflections Awards Luncheon!
The following proposed 2016 bylaws amendments will be voted on during convention.
$50 Registration Fee includes refreshments, lunch and conference materials.
Learning best practices for addressing and accepting diversity in our schools is mandatory.
Click the tree to register online for the EML Conference.
This conference is separate from the cost of the Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention.
Reflections Award Luncheon
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Register in advance to attend the 2016 Reflections Award Luncheon and celebrate our students.
Registration is $35 and advance registration is required.
Click the Reflections logo to register online.
Maryland PTA represents over 170,000 PTA volunteers in 947
schools and countless more students throughout the state. As a sponsor
for our Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention you show your support for
Maryland's communities and children. Click below to see how you can show your support and be recognized throughout our Convention.
As an Exhibitor at our Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention you have the an opportunity to interface with many of our 170,000 Maryland PTA members. Showcase your special services of interest to parents, educators and education stakeholders who will be attending the Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention.
5:00pm - 7:30pm2:45pm Exhibitor's Raffle - General Session
Enjoy downtown Silver Spring!
Downtown Silver Spring offers shopping, theatre, entertainment and fantastic dining experiences; something for the entire family to enjoy. Click the link to plan your evenings in Silver Spring. www.SilverSpringDowntown.com
Reserve your room today!
The DoubleTree by Hilton is located a few blocks from the nearest Metrorail Red Line and MARC Commuter rail, Brunswick Line. A free shuttle is available to pick you up from the station. Once you're settled in your room, you are walking distance from major downtown attractions.
Click HERE to make your room reservation and see the fantastic amenities available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Silver Spring.
Golden Apple, Family of the Year, Educator of the Year, Dad 4 PTA, Maryland Lifetime Achievement Award, National PTA Life Achievement Award, Maryland PTA Phyllis Reed Award
Maryland PTA’s Awards Committee seeks nominations for outstanding PTA members to be recognized at the Maryland PTA 101st Annual Convention on August 5 – 6, 2016.
All awards are given to individuals whose contributions to PTA are exemplary. Individuals who serve as models for others in their community. Individuals who maintain the integrity of the organization by living up to the Purposes and Mission of PTA.
This is your opportunity to recognize and thank a special person you know who goes above and beyond for all children, the one who acts as a tireless advocate for children’s education, health, and well-being.