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October 16-18, 2020
Hilton Anatole, Dallas

This unprecedented time has been an extreme test for parents, educators, and volunteers. The coming school year presents both a challenging new frontier and an exciting opportunity to do PTA in a fresh and transformative way. Let’s embrace this new normal together!

LAUNCH is every PTA member’s chance to break away from the monotony. We encourage you to look forward to something other than walking to the mailbox and watching Netflix. We invite you to join us for LAUNCH, October 16-18, in Dallas.

Take a moment to review all of the options so you can create the ultimate LAUNCH experience to fit your needs. Then register today and save with Early Bird!

Download the Schedule at a Glance

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Special Events

All-Access Pass  ($75)
Be our guest at all three catered celebrations  and save money and time by purchasing one all-access pass.

LAUNCH Lift Off Party | Friday, October 16 ($10)
Celebrate the "Lift Off" of our weekend together! Join the fun with photo booths, games, and snacks while visiting with vendors and networking with your closest and newest PTA friends.

Talk of Texas Lunch | Saturday, October 17 ($35)
Help honor our 2020 Outstanding Educators of the Year! This inspirational luncheon highlights our education heroes who work each day to make every child’s potential a reality.

back the future Brunch | Sunday, October 18 ($35)
Don’t miss the chance to see PTA's mission in action as we celebrate our state's top student awardees for the Reflections arts program.

Tickets to special events will not be available for purchase onsite.

Fun Add-ons

Official LAUNCH T-Shirt ($10)
Take home LAUNCH 2020 with a commemorative t-shirt. Onsite purchases are limited. Check out this year's design here. Please note that the blue shirt color may vary on the final product.

LAUNCH Lunch | Friday, October 16 ($25)
Get a jumpstart on the weekend with lunch on the go at one of several workshops open only to LAUNCH Lunch attendees. Tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. All workshops at LAUNCH Lunch will also be offered later in the weekend.

View the LAUNCH Lunch workshops


Early Bird: $100 (Closes September 1)
Full Registration: $135 (Closes October 1)
Late Registration: $150 (Closes October 7)

There is no onsite registration.

Complimentary Registration

Campus Administrator
One campus administrator (principal or assistant principal) may attend for FREE when accompanying registered members of their PTA. Click here to apply for the campus administrator discount code.

New PTA Welcome
Texas PTA welcomed nearly 50 new Local PTAs during the current membership year, and we're excited to offer each of those PTAs a grant for two FREE registrations. Welcome to the PTA family! For a list of eligible PTAs and instructions to redeem the complimentary registrations, click here. 

Registration Options

Pay by Check Online
The ability to pay by e-check eliminates the need for paper registrations. All LAUNCH registrations will be processed online.

Simple Online Registration
Each registration requires a few fields of contact information for each attendee:

First and Last Name
Unique Email Address
School District and Local PTA Name (yes, even if a Council board member!)
Birth Month and Birth Date

*Make sure you have submitted your own 2020-2021 Local Officer information here before registering.*

Register Others for LAUNCH
As long as you have the required information for each attendee (see above), you can register up to 10 people at a time.

☆ Registration Links ☆

*Make sure you have submitted your own 2020-2021 Local Officer information here before registering.*

PTA Leaders & Volunteers
Click here for LAUNCH registration.

Transfer Your Registration
All transfers must be submitted online no later than October 7, 2020. Click here to transfer your LAUNCH registration.

Apply for Financial Assistance
Texas PTA offers financial assistance for a limited number of PTAs to offset a portion of the costs incurred in attending LAUNCH. If applying for financial assistance, do not process a paid registration while awaiting a decision on your application. Texas PTA will not refund paid registrations if PTAs are awarded assistance. Click here to apply for financial assistance.