Reflections

Reflections logoPTA Reflections Program for 2017

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.

Middle School visual arts

Entries must be submitted through channels (unit PTAs to Councils to Ninth District PTA if in council; or unit to District if not). If you are a PTA in San Diego or Imperial Counties you are in Ninth District PTA.

The Ninth District Due date is: DECEMBER 1, 2016.

Special Artist photoPhysical 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 arts programs – like PTA Reflections – plays a critical role in students’ success, in school and beyond. All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts. Consider the following facts from ArtsEdSearch.org:

  • High School visual artsParticipation 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 2016-2017 – “What is your story?”

Middle School photo

The resources below will give you the tools you need.

Download the National PTA Reflections Toolkit Files

www.pta.org/programs/reflections.cfm?ItemNumber=3804&navitemNumber=3805

High School photoDownload the California State PTA General Rules and Guidelines

Reflections Art Program Rules and Guidelines

Download the California State PTA Student Entry, Consent, Theme Search Forms

Reflections Art Program Student Participant Forms

Download the California State PTA Unit Participating Form

Reflections Art Program Materials for Units

Download the Ninth District PTA Reflections-At-A-Glace for Units and Councils

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

Reflections Theme Search

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. Download our Guide!

Reflections Theme Search