2017-2018 Area 2 – Gwinnett Council of PTAs
Calendar of Events

The dates on this calendar are for the Area Council, District 12, and Georgia PTA.  All events in RED are mandatory for Local Unit participation. National and State Conventions are optional leadership and training opportunities that should be attended by at least 1-2 local unit officers, with budget and board approval.

August 19, 2017
10:00am – 11:30am
District 12 Reflections Training
RD Head Elementary School, 1801 Hewatt Rd, Lilburn, 30047
Reflections Training Session for NEW Reflections Chairs. Hosted by Area 1 – Gwinnett Council of PTAs for all of the local units in District 12.

August 23, 2017
6:30pm – 8:00pm  (6:00 pm check-in)
Area 2 Council Fall School of Information

GCPS Instructional  Support Center – 437 Old Peachtree Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024
This is a mandatory meeting for ALL Local Units of Area 2. Each Local Unit is expected to be in attendance.

September 2017
2017 Council Dues 
due September 30 (Council Dues Form)
Local Unit Assessment Surveys
due September 30 (Click here for the assessment)

October 2017
October 16-17, 2017             Winners Log and Participation by Division Log due to Council
Email to VP of Reflections, Donnette Sturdivant, reflections@area2gwinnettpta.org.

October 20, 2017
9am – 12pm                             Reflections Entries due to Council
Duluth High School, 3737 Brock Rd NW, Duluth, 30096
(Each Local Unit should send at least 1 representative to assist.)

October 25, 2017
Reflections Invitations should be mailed to students participating in Council Reflections by the end of day.

November 3, 2017
2:30pm-Finished                 Area 2 Council Reflections Set-Up
Duluth High School, 3737 Brock Rd NW, Duluth, 30096
(Each Local Unit should send at least 1 representative to assist.)

November 4, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm             Area 2 Council Reflections Exhibition
Duluth High School, 3737 Brock Rd NW, Duluth, 30096

12:00pm – 1:00pm               Area 2 Council Reflections Pick-Up
(All Reflections pieces not going to the State Competition must be picked up.)

January 24, 2018
6:30pm – 8:00pm  (6:00 pm check-in)
Area 2 Council January General Meeting

GCPS Instructional Support Center – 437 Old Peachtree Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024

February 11-17, 2018
National PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week

February 17, 2018
TBD  
PTA Founder’s Day

March 2018 – National Reading Month
TBD 
PTA Day at the Capitol

TBD 
District 12 Spring Conference

March 9, 2018
Awards Applications due to Georgia PTA and Area 2 – Gwinnett Council of PTAs

March 13 – 15, 2018
National PTA Legislative Conference
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

April 25, 2018
6:30pm – 8:00pm  (6:00 pm check-in)
Area 2 Council Spring General Meeting / End-of-Year Awards 

LOCATION TBD
This is a mandatory meeting for ALL Local Units of Area 2. Each Local Unit is expected to be in attendance and Principals are invited to attend. **NOTE: Your Council dues will cover the cost of dinner for four (4) local unit attendees. There will be a cost for additional attendees.

May  2018
May 7-11, 2018 National Teacher Appreciation Week
TBD
Local Unit Transition Training

This is a mandatory meeting for ALL Local Units of Area 2. Each Local Unit is expected to be in attendance.

June 2018
June 21-24, 2018
National PTA Convention & Expo 
Click here to see highlights from the 2017 Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Summer 2018
Georgia PTA Convention and Leadership Training (CLT)