UPDATE, OCTOBER 9: View National PTA President Otha Thornton Featured on NBC Nightly News:
FROM OCTOBER 8, 2013:
National PTA President Otha Thornton will appear on “NBC Nightly News’ with Brian Williams” tonight, Tuesday October 8. President Thornton will address leadership, advocacy, and membership.
A teaser from NBC:
“NBC Nightly News” host Brian Williams typically covers a range of topics. Thornton expects to announce several PTA initiatives focusing on children in diverse communities and campaigns to boost PTA membership nationwide.”
Mr. Otha Thornton was installed as president of the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in June 2013, making history as the first African-American male chosen to lead the association. The ceremony took place at the PTA’s annual convention in Cincinnati, OH where he addressed the more than 1,000 attendees in his inaugural speech.
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