Reflections

PTA Reflections Program for 2019-20

Membership in PTA provides the opportunity to participate in the National PTA Reflections program. This program encourages students to explore the arts and express themselves by giving positive recognition for their artistic efforts.

Visual Arts entry

Entries must be submitted through channels (unit PTAs to Councils to Ninth District PTA if in council; or unit to District if unit is designated as Out-of-Council). If you are a PTA in San Diego or Imperial Counties you are in Ninth District PTA. . 

The Ninth District Due date is noon, Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Physical Art Work Entries and paperwork must be in the Ninth District PTA office before Noon. Our office is located at the San Diego County Office of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Rd., Annex A, San Diego, CA 92111.

Dancer photo

Physical Art Work Entries and paperwork must be in the Ninth District PTA office before Noon. Our office is located at the San Diego County Office of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Rd., Annex A, San Diego, CA 92111.

  • Participation in the arts can level the playing field for underserved students
  • Participation in the arts develops the whole child
  • Participation in the arts connects families and schools to one another and to their communities.

Reflections Theme for 2019-2020 – “Look Within”

The resources below will give you the tools you need

Download the following from the National PTA website…

https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections/startyourprogram

  1. Local Leader’s Guide
  2. NEW!! General Reflections Flyer
  3. NEW!! Call for Entries Video  
  4. Student Certificate
  5. Thank-you Letter for Volunteers
  6. Program Evaluation
  7. Reflections Celebration Guide
  8.  E-Learning Course on how to plan, promote and celebrate your Reflections program

Download the following from the California State PTA website…

  1. Student Entry Packet
    (remember to fill in top box BEFORE disbursing to students)
  2. Reflections logos and marketing tools
  3. Materials for PTAsParticipation Forms
    1. Participation Forms
    2. Rules By Categories

Download the Ninth District PTA At-A-Glance file – Units or Councils

  1. Unit At-A-Glance (click to download). (Units must check with their council to identify the number of entries and the date their entries are to be submitted. This will then help units set their due dates for students to submit their entries.)
  2. Council At-A-Glance (click to download)

Download the Ninth District PTA Data Entry Form – Units or Councils

  1. Unit Entry (click to download)
  2. Council Entry (click to download)

Reflections Theme Search

Photography entry

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 and recognition at the National PTA Convention. Click the link below to download our Guide!

Reflections Theme Search