Leadership Webinars and Workshops

NYS PTA is hosting a series of webinar trainings and recorded workshops 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.


Current Leadership Webinars and Workshops


Current Webinars

5/5/2021 – Be Audit Awesome – RecordingSlide Deck

Audit Report Sample; Audit Worksheet fillable form; Audit Report fillable form

4/7/2021 – The PTA Council – Recording

3/30/2021 – Parenting in a Digital Age – Recording

3/18/2021 – Everything PTA Insurance, presented by AIM – RecordingSlide Deck

3/3/2021 – All About Awards – Recording

2/18/2021 – Support the Whole Child: A Focus on Student Mental Health – RecordingHandout

Genesee Valley Region PTA, Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach Webinar – Recording

2/10/2021 – Virtual Nominations and Elections – RecordingSlide DeckHandout

2/3/2021 – Technology Tools – Recording and Slide Deck

1/6/2021 – Nominations and Elections


11/13-15/2020 – Workshops from the 124th Annual Conference

10/13/2020- Membership Your Way – Recording and Slide Deck

10/7/2020 – PTA the Best Way – Recording and Handout

8/26/2020 – Are You Ready For Your First Meeting of the Year? – Recording

8/13/2020 – PTA in a Re-imagined School Environment – Slide Deck

7/23/2020 – Special Education Advocacy – Recording

7/9/2020 – Officer and Chair Transitions –  Recording

6/4/2020 – Student Mental Health with Partners MHANYS and NYSSCA – Recording

5/13/2020 – PTA Finance – Recording

4/29/2020 – PTA Operations – Recording (Please note – School Board and Budget Elections have been set for June 9, 2020 and will be conducted by absentee balloting).

Current Workshops
  1. PARP Your Way! – Presentation
  2. Child Development 101: What Parents Need to Know to Promote Mental Health and Wellness- Presentation
  3. Membership Your Way – Advocating for Children – Presentation
  4. Raising Financially Literate Kids – Presentation
  5. See Through the Vapor: E-cigarettes and the Youth Vaping Epidemic – Presentation
  6. Getting Organized with Robert’s Rules – Presentation
  7. PTA President Survival Manual – Presentation
  8. A Parent’s Guide to Navigating COVID-19 Education – Presentation
  9. How to Host Virtual PTA Events Successfully Using Modern Technology – Presentation
  10. Conflict Support and Resolution – Presentation
  11. Parents, Teachers and Counselors: Working Together for the Needs of Your Child – Presentation
  12. How to Rally for Kids – Presentation
  13. Icebreakers and Team Building – Presentation
  14. Family Engagement Challenge: How to Include All Families in Your PTA – Presentation
  15. Looking Within for Leaders – Presentation
  16. Intersectionality: Discussions on Diversity, Privilege, and Identity – Presentation
  17. Challenging Times: How Can PTA Support You? – Presentation
  18. The “T” in PTA: Working as a Team During a Pandemic – Presentation
  19. MemberHub Advanced – Beyond the Basics – Presentation
  20. MemberHub Store 2.0 – Presentation
  21. Back to School and Germ Prevention in the New Normal – Presentation
  22. PTA the Best Way – Presentation
  23. Every Child Healthy: Supporting Your Child’s Health and Wellness – Presentation
  24. YouTube Kids Digital Parenting – Presentation
  25. Support for the Whole Childe: A Focus on Student Mental Health – Presentation
  26. Courageous Conversations: Diversity and Inclusion – Presentation

Current Summer Leadership Presentations -July/August 2020
  1. Mental Health Panel – Presentation
  2. MemberHub Basics for Units  – Presentation
  3. Meet Your Region Membership Chair  – Presentation
  4. Men – PTA Your Way! – Presentation
  5. Building a Successful Team  – Handout – Presentation
  6. The Ethics and Ideals of PTA Leadership 
  7. The Power of PTA Mentoring 
  8. Honoring Our Members  – Presentation
  9. Running a Reflections Program with the 2020-21 Theme: I Matter Because…  – Presentation
  10. Fostering the Love of Reading with a Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) Program  – Presentation
  11. Hot Topics in Schools  – Presentation 
  12. Why SEPTA?  – Presentation 
  13. Igniting a Passion for PTA Advocacy  – Presentation 
  14. Your Unit Budget – From Start to Finish  – Presentation
  15. Financial Fundamentals for MemberHub –Presentation
  16. Treasurer Topics  – Presentation
  17. How to Run an Effective Meeting  – Presentation 
  18. Nominations and Elections During the Pandemic – It’s a Mystery to Me – Handout 1 – Handout 2 –  Presentation 
  19. MemberHub Advanced – Beyond the Basics  – Handout  – Presentation 
  20. How to Say Anything to Anyone  – Presentation
  21. Region Boardmanship  – Presentation
  22. Bylaws for Region Chairs and Region Directors  – Presentation

Archived (Old) Webinars

Nominations and Elections

The Region PTA: All about Region PTAs and what they do

Building Great Relationships with School and District Leadership

Family Engagement: Welcoming All Families in Your School Community

Fiscal Fitness for Units: a Guide for Treasurers

Bylaws and Procedures: Navigating the Way through Your PTA

Together is Better: Your Building‐Unit Partnership in Advocacy

Nominations and Elections

Transitions & Transformations: Effective Transitions for your PTA

“Be It Resolved”…Time for Resolutions!

Creating an Inclusive Culture of Volunteer Engagement

Dealing with Difficult People and Conflicts