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New York State PTA

One Wembley Court
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518.452.8808
Toll Free: 1.877.569.7782
Fax: 518.452.8105

Email: pta.office@nyspta.org

Resources – Training/Workshop Materials

Summer Leadership Conference ’17 Workshop Materials

Session 101: Google Products for Educators & PTA (Julie Griffith, NYS PTA Field Support Coordinator, Bonnie Russell, NYS PTA Immediate Past President/Social Media Support and Nori Gartner-Baca, Grassroots Member)

Session 102: How to Promote Your PTA and Bring the Members to You! (Kelly Short, NYS PTA Membership Coordinator and Mary Sotomayor, NYS PTA Marketing Specialist)

Session 103: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Milena Din, NYS PTA Diversity Coordinator)

Session 105: Hoppin’ and Boppin’ to the Advocacy Rock! (Susanne Smoller, NYS PTA Legislation Coordinator and Lisa Christoffel, NYS PTA Resolutions Coordinator)

Session 106: You Are the President (Gracemarie Rozea, NYS PTA President and Judy Van Haaren, NYS PTA First Vice President)

Session 201: Social Media-140 Characters Amplifying Your Advocacy–New York Style! (Bonnie Russell, NYS PTA Immediate Past President/Social Media Support, Dana Platin, NYS PTA Vice President and Aimee Tweedie, NYS PTA Communications/Marketing Manager)

Session 202: Take a Spin around the Unit Portal (Dania Welch, NYS PTA Membership/Insurance Manager)

Session 203: The Messy Truth: When Implicit & Explicit Bias Gets in the Way of Leadership that is Diverse and Culturally Responsive in Your School Building and PTA (Antoinette Darden-Cintron, NYS PTA Leadership Development Coordinator)

Session 204: Advocacy for Current Wellness Issues and How You Can Support Students (Lucille Vitale, NYS PTA Wellness Coordinator and Anne Ehrlich, NYS PTA Health Specialist)

Session 206: Treasurer 1 (Sean Hannam, NYS PTA Treasurer)

Session 301: Reflections 101 (Amanda Tobias, NYS PTA Reflections Specialist)

Session 302: Region Membership and Portal Training (Kelly Short, NYS PTA Membership Coordinator)

Session 303: Institutional Racism: Do We Really Have to Talk About This? (Louis Olander, NYS PTA Urban Specialist)

Session 304: Stepping Up and Stepping Back: Building and Transitioning Leaders (Jane Harsha, NYS PTA Vice President and Diane McPartland, NYS PTA Leadership Training Specialist)

Session 305: Putting the “T” in PTA (Deborah Walsh, Service Manager, National PTA)

Session 306: What Would You Like Your School Leaders to Know (Karen Bronson, School Administrators Association of New York State)

Session 401: Advocacy 101 (Kathleen Digan, New York State School Boards Association)

Session 402: The Hero’s Journey: Reigniting the Passion to Serve and Lead (Franceria Moore, NHP Foundation Operation Pathways)

Session 404: What’s New in Special Education (Joyce Cattani, NYS PTA Special Education Specialist and Kyle McCauley Belokopitsky, Esq., NYS PTA Executive Director)

Session 405: All Aboard-Learn the Way to Lead the Way with an Orientation for Your Board (Gracemarie Rozea, NYS PTA President & Judy Van Haaren, NYS PTA First Vice President)

Session 406: Treasurer 2 (Sean Hannam, NYS PTA Treasurer)

Session 501: A, B, C’s of Male Involvement (Deborah Walsh, Service Manager, National PTA)

Session 502: A Guide to the NYS PTA Resource Guide (Lori Fontana, NYS PTA Field Support Coordinator)

Session 503: Website Creation (Bonnie Russell, NYS PTA Immediate Past President/Social Media Support & Julie Griffith, NYS PTA Field Support Coordinator)

Session 505: Money and Your School District (Brian Fessler, New York State School Boards Association)

Session 601: MADD Power Of Parents (Lucille Vitale, NYS PTA Wellness Coordinator)

Session 603: Nominations and Elections– It’s a Mystery to Me (Jacqueline Wilson, NYS PTA Outreach Coordinator)

Session 605: Protecting Your Assets (Elgin Allen, AIM Insurance Companies)

Session 606: Increase Your Attendance-Run an Effective Meeting (Gracemarie Rozea, NYS PTA President & Judy Van Haaren, NYS PTA First Vice President)

Session 607: Copyright and Fair Use – Is Your Unit in Compliance? (Bonnie Russell, NYS PTA Immediate Past President/Social Media Support)


Annual Convention ’16 Workshop Materials

Session 103: Resolutions (Dana Platin, NYS PTA Resolutions Coordinator)

Session 104: Trends in Education: It’s Not the Same Classroom as When You Went to School (Catherine Romano, NYS PTA Education Coordinator and Kyle McCauley Belokopitsky, NYS PTA Executive Director)

Session 106: President to President Chat (Bonnie Russell, NYS PTA President and Gracemarie Rozea, NYS PTA 1st Vice President)

Session 203: Creating and Sustaining PTA in our Diverse Areas (Lonnie Phillips, NYS PTA Family Engagement Coordinator)

Session 204: Pick A Reading Partner Program (PARP) (Joan Wabnik, NYS PTA Programs Coordinator and Stephanie Avidon, NYS PTA PARP Specialist)

Session 205: Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) (Eric Snow, Watch D.O.G.S.)

Session 206: Tomorrow’s Leaders: Attract, Develop and Orient Leaders Through Transition (Laura Bay, National PTA President)

Session 207: Integrating Youth into PTA (Christopher (CJ) Thomson, NYS PTA Male Engagement Specialist)

Session 208: A 30-point Check Up for Your Unit (Cynthia Ames, NYS PTA Field Support Coordinator and Patricia Frazier, Western Region Director)

Session 303: Strengthening Partnerships and Policies to Promote High-Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities (Chris Neitzey, New York State Network for Youth Success)

Session 304: Concussion is Not Just a Problem for Student Athletes: Supporting Students with Brain Injury (Margo Singer, Brain Injury Assosciation of NYS)

Session 305: A Resolution a Day... (Jane Harsha, NYS PTA Vice President)

Session 307: What’s Up in Education: An Up-to-Date Review of Policy and Legislation (Catherine Romano, NYS PTA Education Coordinator and Kyle McCauley Belokopitsky, NYS PTA Executive Director)

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