The 2023-24 theme “I am Hopeful Because…” will spark imagination and creativity in school and at home. Student artists and their artwork are celebrated in May before the end of the school year.
July 1, 2023
PTA Enrollment Opens at PTA.org/Reflections
Access and download the Reflections Toolkit once you’ve enrolled your PTA online. The toolkit serves as your one-stop shop throughout the school year for step-by-step guidance, training, and resources.
September 1, 2023
We will begin accepting submissions for the 2025-26 Reflections Theme Search contest through the portal here.
September 10-16, 2023
National Arts in Education Week
Enroll and have fun announcing this year’s theme. Share how Reflections sparks interest in the arts with #ArtsEdWeek.
National Arts and Humanities Month
Host opportunities for all students to participate in Reflections. Share how Reflections supports learning fun in school and at home with #ShowYourArt.
December 1, 2023
State Deadline for Theme Search Submissions
The student who submits the winning theme receives $100 and recognition at the National PTA Convention. We will select up to five winning themes to represent Massachusetts PTA. Submissions can be made through the Reflections Portal.
October – November – December – January 2023-2024
Local Rounds (theme Search & “I am Hopeful Because!” Contests)
Deadline, Review, Select, Celebrate, Submit to MA State PTA for selection/submission to National PTA.
February 1, 2024
State Deadline for Reflections Local Unit Registration Submissions
Register your local unit online by February 1st, 2024 to participate in the program.
February 9, 2024
State Deadline for Reflections Submissions
Submit entries to the state level using the online Student Entry Portal. For details, please refer to your local leader’s guide (included in Reflections toolkit).
February 10-28, 2024
State Round Review and Selection
March 1, 2024
National Round Deadline for Reflections Submissions
Massachusetts PTA submits entries to the National level
Massachusetts PTA Reflections Awards Celebration
This event is tentatively scheduled to be held in conjunction with the Massachusetts PTA Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration. Location TBD.