The 68th annual state PTA convention will be May 10 and 11 at Brigham Young University. More than 2,500 delegates and others are expected to attend, representing the 148,000-plus PTA members in the state.

The state group will honor a number of educators and others who support education, including Jazz star Thurl Bailey, who has been Utah's honorary membership chairman since 1989. He is a frequent speaker in Utah schools.Saturday, May 11, a youth "convention within a convention" will be held with student delegates from throughout the state participating in workshops and other activities.

A child abuse and neglect prevention conference will precede the PTA meetings.

Information on any of the meetings can be obtained by calling 359-3875.