Leadership Webinar Series

Has this happened to you? You intended to go to the PTA training, but you a) got home late; b) couldn’t find a sitter; c) were too tired for a long drive at night.

The Solution is Here: NYS PTA Webinars!

NYS PTA is hosting a series of webinar trainings for local and region PTA leaders. You can train at home, with a friend, or at a PTA meeting; all you need is a computer with good internet connection or a phone to participate via conference call. Details on how to participate will be e-mailed prior to each webinar session.

All leadership webinars are recorded so you can watch them anytime. You can also download all the presentation slides and follow along. Scroll down to view the previous webinars and download the slides.


Upcoming 2018-19 Leadership Webinars

Are you interested in attending a webinar? Please email rsvp@nyspta.org to reserve your spot and get login info early.

November 15, 2018 – Together is Better: Your Building‐Unit Partnership in Advocacy

Discover how you can work with school leadership to raise concerns, institute new ideas, and implement changes in your school building. Learn what it means to be an advocate, how to work with PTA members to raise parent concerns, and what information you’ll need to meet successfully with administrators or school board. You’ll learn how the process works as we follow a specific issue from start to finish.

February 28, 2019 – Nominations and Elections

Learn all about the job of the nominating committee and the way to conduct a successful PTA election, including how to form the nominating committee, help it function properly, run a valid election, handle nominations from the floor, and deal with any difficulties that arise.

April 3, 2019 – Transitions & Transformations: Effective Transitions for your PTA

In running 21st century PTAs, we need to ensure we welcome and support incoming leaders effectively. At the same time, we must effectively recognize and guide outgoing leaders as well. Learn how to achieve greater levels of inclusivity, effective timing, and interpersonal and
communication skills to improve your unit/council/region board transitions.


2018-19 Leadership Webinars

September 26, 2018 – Fiscal Fitness for Units: a Guide for Treasurers

October 9, 2018 – Bylaws and Procedures: Navigating the Way through Your PTA


2017-18 Leadership Webinars

September 28, 2017: Building Great Relationships with School and District Leadership

October 25, 2017: Fiscal Fitness for Units: A Guide for Treasurers

January 17, 2018: “Be It Resolved”…Time for Resolutions!

February 7, 2018: Nominations and Elections

April 19, 2018: Creating an Inclusive Culture of Volunteer Engagement

May 23, 2018: Dealing with Difficult People and Conflicts