ConNEXTions Leadership Program

Since 1960, the North East ISD Council of PTAs has provided NEISD local PTA units the information necessary to fulfill their roles in our community. We are honored to invite two leaders from each of our local units to be part of the ConNEXTions Leadership Program. This program will take you through topics that will strengthen you as a local leader thereby strengthening & enhancing your local PTA units. If you can not attend, please send someone from your PTA in your place.

ConNEXTions Leadership Academy 2022-2023 Scope and Sequence is:

September 22

  • Setting Goals

  • Compass Points Personality

October 20

  • Recruiting Volunteers and Building Loyalty

  • Diversity and Inclusion Resources

November 10

  • Integrity and Building Trust

  • Creativity and Brainstorming

January 12

  • Effective Communication: Written and Public Speaking

  • Delegating: worksheet

February 9

  • Self Awareness and Empathy

  • Time Management

April 20 - graduation/certificate day

  • Effective Interactive Communication and How to have a difficult conversations

  • Conflict Management

  • Prevent Burnout

  • 5 Levels of Leadership

Since these meetings are during lunch time, feel free to bring and enjoy your lunch during the training sessions.

Our goal is to support, unify, and strengthen NEISD local PTA units by the exchange of ideas through this program. Please RSVP by Friday, September 16, 2022. If you don’t RSVP by September 16, you’ll have another chance next year to join us.

Program Participation Requirements:


Each participant will be expected to attend all sessions from October through May. In case a participant CANNOT attend a session, a fellow PTA board member can attend in place of an enrolled person (for 2 or less sessions, only).


Each participant will be expected to participate in all pre-work and session activities

If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Weissmuller at We look forward to learning and growing with you!


Your ConNEXTions trainers:

  • Debbie Weissmuller, NECPTA President

  • Sarah Wilson, NECPTA 4th VP



Erin Highley - Bradley PTA

Sandra Llanas - Bradley PTA

Mary Ramos - Ed White PTA

Jasmine Gonzales - Ed White PTA

Jill Reed - Hidden Forest PTA

Kate Patterson - Las Lomas PTA

Robin Schoenfeld - Northwood PTA

Vanessa Woodworth - Northwood PTA

Rachel Brodine - Roosevelt PTSA

Amanda Brier - Wetmore PTA

Caprice Garcia - Madison PTSA


Lucy Reyna - Castle Hills PTA

Kristi Gilbert - Encino Park PTA

Connie Carrington - Lopez PTA

Sarah Warren - Harris PTA and Madison PTSA

Tamara Verschoyle - Roosevelt PTSA


Kristi Gilbert - Encino Park PTA

Emily Urban - Hidden Forest PTA

Judy Wheeler - Hidden Forest PTA

Cristy Burguete - Oak Meadow PTA

Genevieve Sugalski - Oak Meadow PTA

Sarah Garza - Roan Forest PTA

Katherine Thompson - Vineyard Ranch PTA

Christina Garcia - Roosevelt HS PTSA