National PTA School of Excellence
National PTA School of Excellence is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
As a National PTA School of Excellence, families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success, and PTA is a key partner for continuous school improvement.
By participating in this program, your PTA and school will gain new ways to engage families in school decision-making, such as improvements to programs, practices, and policies related to education, health, safety or the arts.
Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year will open in April 2014. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
What does it take to become a National PTA School of Excellence?
Enroll your PTA between April 1 and Oct. 1, 2014. You will receive the "Getting Started Guide", which describes program components, including your first steps to gather feedback from families and set goals with your school partner.
Survey your school community and share the results with National PTA by submitting a Family-School Partnership Scan by Nov. 1, 2014.
Receive a customized "Roadmap to Excellence" containing recommendations that respond to your specific results from the Family-School Partnership Scan.
Complete the National PTA School of Excellence application before June 1, 2015.
Celebrate your excellence! All National PTA School of Excellence recipients will receive a toolkit to support celebration activities.
In the 2014-2015 school year, put your school on the National PTA School of Excellence map.