It’s official! Our state winners have been accepted and advanced to the National PTA Review Round for national judging among their respective peers. Join us for the 2017 Massachusetts PTA Reflections Awards Celebration on Sunday, May 21st at the Worcester Art Museum. VISUAL ARTS Award of Excellence Audrey Lancellotta – Primary, Rehoboth PTSA Candice Lin* –
This past school year, nearly 300,000 students in over 8,000 schools across the country and in U.S. schools overseas contributed their original works to be considered for PTA’s highest honor in the arts. This past spring, a panel of experts reviewed more than 1,000 national round submissions. National PTA is honored to announce 206 of the
Congratulations to this year’s Reflections winners! Fourteen winning entries have advanced to the National Round. Stay tuned for National Awards Announcement on May 1, 2016. Click here to see the full list of Massachusetts state winners.
Enhance PTA arts projects in your school community! The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant provides up to $1,000 in matching funds to support local PTA arts projects within their school community. Funded projects will increase access to learning opportunities in the literary, media, visual and/or performing arts for at-risk or underserved
National PTA Reflections welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. The theme for the 2015-2016 school year is
Follow the Massachusetts PTA Reflections Group on Facebook for posts on up-to-date program information and deadlines. Ask questions or share your own Reflections program ideas and experiences for other PTAs to learn from. This is a closed (private) group so entry forms, training resources and the local leader’s guide will also be available to preview and download.
It’s National Arts in Education Week! Why not start a PTA Reflections program in your school community? Contact Massachusetts PTA for instructions and materials. Use the 2015-16 Reflections Toolkit to guide your PTA/PTSA and make your Reflections program a success. Step 1: Start the Arts Watch this 30min video or take the Reflections Leader e-learning course to
Reflections can’t stART without a theme, and that’s where you come in. National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme. Children and youth can submit a national theme to serve as the inspiration for Reflections artists and their original works. Students submitting the winning theme receive $100
We would like to congratulate the 2015 Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant Awardees. Congratulations 2015 Awardees Barringer Academic Center PTA, North Carolina Eastwood Elementary School PTA, Utah Ludlam Elementary PTA, Florida Enhance PTA Arts Projects in Your School Community The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant provides matching dollar funding