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2018 Advocacy Awards Nominations

Shirley Igo Advocate of the Year Award

The 2018 Shirley Igo Advocate of the Year Award will be presented to an individual PTA member, who through their leadership and advocacy efforts, affected federal policy priorities within PTA’s annual Public Policy Agenda. Shirley was a model of public service and volunteerism throughout her life. 

Outstanding Youth Advocate of the Year Award

The 2018 Outstanding Youth Advocate of the Year Award will be presented to a young person—who—through his or her creativity, leadership, and dedication, has positively affected policy or change in his or her school or community in a way that aligns with PTA’s mission and goals.

Outstanding Local/District/Regional PTA Advocacy Award

The 2018 Outstanding Local/District/Regional Advocacy Award will be presented to a local, district, council or regional PTA that, through their dedication, leadership and efforts positively affected legislative and/or regulatory policy compatible with PTA’s mission and goals. 

Outstanding State PTA Advocacy Award

The 2018 Outstanding State PTA Advocacy Award will be presented to a state PTA that, through their dedication, leadership and efforts positively affected legislative and/or regulatory policy compatible with PTA’s mission and goals. These efforts must be based on a statewide issue, involve working with multiple organizations or coalitions through grassroots collaboration, and contain a public awareness/advocacy training component for PTA members and the community at large.

October 24 to December 18, 2017