March 3, 2017
170 S Market St
170 S Market St
This conference will capture the essence in CTA’s Mission Statement: to ensure that the dignity and civil rights of all children and youth are protected and to secure a more equitable and democratic society.
This unique conference offers dynamic speakers and more than 40 workshops to provide all CTA members with a greater understanding of the issues of diversity, equity and social justice.
Main Conference Highlights
Dinner and Entertainment – Friday Evening
The opening general session will begin after the group dinner and will feature opening remarks and a featured speaker. Take advantage of the opportunity to network with conference attendees and CTA officers.
Workshops of Interest – Saturday and Sunday
The Conference Planning Committee has arranged four workshop time slots, three on Saturday and one on Sunday morning. These workshops will cover topics of special interest in promoting diversity, social justice, reducing racism, addressing women’s issues and training on how to withstand attacks on public education. In all, you will be able to choose from nearly 40 workshops.
Human Rights Awards Luncheon – Saturday
The CTA Human Rights Awards are presented annually to honor individuals who have distinguished themselves in the advancement and protection of the human and civil rights of CTA members and students. The luncheon will recognize the 2017 award winners, and will feature CTA President Eric C. Heins as the guest speaker.
Student Entertainment – Sunday Brunch
Each year, the Sunday brunch features student entertainment from local area schools. Always a highlight of the conference, the students never fail to bring the attendees to their feet as the students perform in this showcase of talent.