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Hotel Accommodations

NYS PTA can offer our reduced room block rate ($140/night) for overnight accommodations at the Crowne Plaza-the Desmond Hotel, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211. Hotel reservations are to be made on your own (under NYS PTA room block) before October 18, 2023. Availability of rooms cannot be guaranteed after this date. Parking is available for no cost at the hotel. 

FOR CALL-IN RESERVATIONS: Call the hotel direct at 518-869-8100 and use Group Code PTC

FOR ONLINE RESERVATIONS: NYS Parent Teacher Association Convention BOOK HERE

NOTE: The online reservation booking link automatically defaults to a specified date. If you need to change the arrival and/or departure date(s), go to the right hand corner on the booking page and click on change search, that allows you to change the dates.

The Nominating Committee of New York State PTA will present its nomination report at the NYS PTA Convention in November 2023.  The following members have been nominated:

Vice-President – Lucille Vitale
Vice-President – Roberto Rijos
Treasurer – Sonya Verrillo

NYS Bylaws Article VIII-Officers: Elections and Vacancies Section 10j.

The proposed Nominating Committee’s candidate slate shall be posted on the NYS PTA website by June 1.  Additional nominations may be made by the membership at large, provided that written consent of the nominee has been secured.  A copy of the qualifications of any candidate to be nominated by the membership at large must be received by the chair of the Nominating Committee by September 15.   The Nominating Committee shall present its report at the next Convention.

NYS Bylaws Article VIII-Officers: Elections and Vacancies Section 6.

To be eligible for election as an officer, except for the office of President, a member shall have served at least two (2) years on the Board of Directors of the New York State PTA OR shall have served at least one (1) year on the Board of Directors and at least two (2) years as a Region Director or Specialist.

A list of eligible candidates is available upon request from the Nominating Committee Chair, Amany Messieha Dgheim.

The Nominating Committee chair has not received any additional nominations from the floor by September 15.