The Fairfax County Council of PTAs is pleased to announce the first
Emerging Minority Leaders Conference
Saturday, November 19
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Lecture Hall of the Lake Braddock Secondary School
The FCCPTA Emerging Minority Leaders Conference is the perfect opportunity for you to build a Fairfax county network of peers, and to learn how to overcome the challenges you face as a PTA leader, parent, caregiver or advocate of minority communities. PTA's Emerging Minority Leaders Conference offers anyone working in minority communities the opportunity to obtain usable information and resources to help better engage minority communities across the Northern Virginia area.
This conference is open to all interested community leaders interested in expanding leadership opportunities for minorities.
Presenter: Stella Edwards, former National PTA Board of Directors Member
Title: Introduction to Advocacy
Description: From universal kindergarten to a juvenile justice system, National PTA advocates have been at the heart of our nation's greatest advances for youth. Today, PTA advocates for parent-involvement language in laws; safe, healthy, and technologically advanced schools; and equal opportunity for all children, regardless of their socioeconomic background. Learn how to connect PTA's current public policy agenda to issues affecting your family, school, and community, and how you can engage members in your community.
Presenter: Kinny Mu, Resource Development Manager, National PTA
Title: The Fundamentals for Securing Sponsorships
Description: Learn from PTA's experts in resource development for a primer on sponsorship development. Learn how to explore and negotiate mutually beneficial sponsorship funding and in-kind support. Gain insight on how to target the right sponsor for your PTA's needs, what to offer, and how to build relationships.
Panelists include: Eugene Coleman, Student Representative to the FCPS School Board; Robert Shaw, former PTA President of Lake Braddock Secondary School; Khaseem Davis, Associate Director, Early Identification Program, George Mason University
Title: Male Engagement in Schools
Description: This diverse panel of educators, students, and parents will discuss the issue of male engagement in schools including: What are schools and PTAs doing to encourage participation of fathers? How can schools adapt to the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of male students?
Please contact FCCPTA Diversity & Inclusion Chairperson Roger Baskin at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.