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The Palmetto State Teachers Association’s Annual Convention is scheduled for February 27th, 2016 at the Lexington Town Hall. Save the date to join us for fantastic speakers and informative breakout session workshops.

Registration includes a light breakfast, all sessions and workshops, catered lunch, opportunities to win prizes,
and a variety of vendors! The convention will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM.


Tentative Convention Agenda


8:15-9:00           Registration and continental breakfast provided by PSTA

                           Opportunity to visit vendors


8:30- 8:55           PSTA Business meeting



9:00- 10:45         Welcome and announcements by President Paulette Moses

                            Remarks by Executive Director Kathy Maness

                            Recognition of District Teachers of the Year,

                            Past State Teachers of the Year,

                            PSTA Past Presidents and STAR Teachers


                            Video Remarks from Superintendent Molly Spearman


                            Ann Marie Taylor, Director, Edgefield Office of

                           Exceptional Children,


                                            “Rules for Being Awesome”


10:45-11:00      Break/ Vendors


11:00-11:45      "A Walk Through the History of PSTA "


 11:45 -1:45       Lunch Buffet from Hudson’s Barbeque

                           Suzanne Koty, TOY   “The Power of a Teacher”

                           Dr. Elizabeth Gressette Professional Development

                           Scholarship Awards

                           PSTA Member Service Awards


1:45-2:00           Break


2:15-4:00            SCDE Office of Teacher Effectiveness: 

                            “We've Written SLO's...Now What?"

                               (Student Teacher/Teacher Cadet session will meet
                               in another room from 3:00-4:00)