REGISTER NOW – 2021 DPTA Virtual Convention

2021 DPTA Convention

The 111th DPTA convention theme is “Resilience”. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the latest in Resilience, Equity, Engagement, and Advocacy strategies in education to keep schools open for all children. This year’s convention will be held virtually the evenings of November 4th and 5th, and the morning of November 6th.


 Special guest speakers:

  • Anna King, National PTA President
  • Yvonne Johnson, National PTA President Elect
  • Rep. Sherry Dorsey Walker
  • Dr. Karyl Rattay MD, MS, FAAP, FACPM, Director, Delaware DPH
  • North Star Elementary PTA, PTA School of Excellence designee 


Thursday, November 4th, 6pm – 8pm

  • Call to Order and Business Meeting
  • Yvonne Johnson, National PTA President Elect – PTA Programs Workshop
  • Sarah Bucic, DPTA VP of Advocacy  – Advocacy workshop 

Friday, November 5th, 6pm – 8pm

  • Effective meetings with Robert’s Rules Workshop
  • National PTA President Anna King workshop
  • Screenagers preview and discussion – When school time includes screen time 

**Register today! Convention Registration includes up to 30 days exclusive online access to watch both “Screenagers” and “Screenagers the next chapter” to decide if you want to host a screening for your school community.

Saturday, November 6th, 9am-1pm

  • DPTA Awards
    • Champion for Children Award presentation to Rep. Sherry Dorsey Walker
    • 2020-2021 Reflections State Winners Recognition
    • Awards to Top 10 PTAs and School of Excellence winner Recognition
  • Keynote: DPH Director Dr. Karyl Rattay – Reopened and Resilient – Testing as a strategy for keeping schools open. 
  • Dr. J Principal NSE – Student Wellness strategies
  • NSE PTA Membership, Engagement and Fundraising workshop 
  • Kelly Coffey Member Hub Workshop (workshop attendance fulfills DPTA training requirements)
  • Jenn Wootten DPTA Treasurer Preparing your Financials Workshop (workshop attendance fulfills DPTA training requirements)

Workshops may be added. Schedule subject to change

Sponsorship opportunities