ALEXANDRIA, VA. (February 8, 2012) –National PTA® announced recently that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will keynote the association’s National Legislative Conference (March 7 – 8) taking place at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City – National Airport (300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA). Details are below:
- Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Speaking: Wednesday, March 7th, 12 p.m. (during Luncheon)
Location: Crystal Ballroom, Lobby Level
Media: Click here to request media credentials.
The two-day conference provides ‘grasstop’ leaders from across the country an in-depth look at the latest National PTA Public Policy Agenda through a series of workshops, skill building trainings, panel discussions and guest speakers. Parent leaders will then visit with congressional leaders to advocate for effective family engagement in education and equity and opportunity in education for all children.
For more information about the National PTA Legislative Conference, please visit www.pta.org. The 2012 National PTA Federal Public Policy Agenda can be viewed at www.pta.org/public_policy_agenda.asp.
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National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers,administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.