Training Materials/Webinars

Convention ’17 Workshop Materials

Session 101: Parliamentary Tools for the Convention Delegate (Carol Schilansky, Parliamentarian)

Session 102: President to President Chat (Gracemarie Rozea, NYS PTA President & Judy Van Haaren, NYS PTA 1st Vice President)

Session 103: Resolutions: From Issue to Action (Lisa Christoffel, NYS PTA Resolutions Coordinator)

Session 104: Hot Topics in Education: What You Need to Know Now to Support Children (Catherine M. Romano, NYS PTA Education Coordinator & Kyle McCauley Belokopitsky, Esq., NYS PTA Executive Director)

Session 106: Troubling Connections (Louis Olander, NYS PTA Urban Specialist)

Session 201: Protecting Your Assets (Elgin Allen, AIM Insurance Companies)

Session 204: The Messy Truth: When Implicit & Explicit Bias Gets in the Way of Leadership that is Diverse & Culturally Responsive in your School and PTA (Antoinette Darden-Cintron, NYS PTA Leadership Development Coordinator)

Session 205: Inside the ADHD Mind: Where it Wanders, Why it Wanders, and How to Help it (Jeff Nathan, Boston’s Award-Winning Children’s Author)

Session 206: Why Real Family Engagement Matters (Kim Blasiak, NYS PTA Family Engagement Coordinator & Catherine M. Romano, NYS PTA Education Coordinator)

Session 208: Bylaws Wizard Training (George Kimble, NYS PTA Bylaws Coordinator)

Session 209: National PTA – Leading the PTA Way (Chuck Saylors, Past National PTA President)

Session 302: Post Convention Advocacy Planning (Dana Platin, NYS PTA Vice President & Susanne Smoller, NYS PTA Legislation Coordinator)

Session 305: Executive Function Difficulties: Helping Students Be Successful (Susan Brown, Genesee Valley Region Director)

Session 306: Programs on the Go! (Melissa Cancro, NYS PTA Programs Coordinator, Lynn Petrofsky, NYS PTA Awards Specialist, Stephanie Avidon, NYS PTA PARP Specialist, Amanda Tobias, NYS PTA Reflections Specialist)

 

Leadership Webinar Series

October 25: Fiscal Fitness for Units: A Guide for Treasurers

September 28: Building Great Relationships with School and District Leadership

 

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)

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