State PTA Reflections Library

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Welcome to the State PTA Reflections Library, a resource for state PTA leaders hosting the National PTA Reflections arts program. 

Engage your State PTA Reflections Network, keep track of important dates and access template program materials to customize and distribute to local and regional programs.

Also, you'll find PTA ArtsEd resources and connections to national program supporters, arts experts and education advocates.


Updates & Reminders

Theme Search Contest Winner Announced! 

This Spring, National PTA received over 100 student theme search submissions from 24 participating State PTA Congresses. With the support of the National PTA Mission Engagement Committee and Board Officers, one student’s theme was selected for the 2019-2020 program year. 

Look Within
is the winning theme submitted by Enashele Campbell, a Kindergartener from H. Guy Child Elementary PTA in Ogden, UT! Enashele will receive a prize of $100 from National PTA.

We hope your state joins the 2018-2019 national search for a future program theme! To host the theme search contest in your state, see the Template Theme Search Packet below. Please add our new winner “Look Within” to your packet before distributing—because each theme can be only used once!


Mar. 1

PTA Reporting Form Closes

National Deadline for Reflections Submissions

  • Submit up to 30 state finalists to the Student Entry Portal.
  • Move submissions to National Round using state admin account.

Jun. 23

National PTA Awards & Reflections Celebration

Jul. 1   

PTA Enrollment Opens

Sept. 10-14

National Arts in Education Week
Encourage Local PTAs to enroll and have fun announcing this year's theme. Share how Reflections sparks interest in the arts with #ArtsEdWeek.

Oct. 1-31

National Arts and Humanities Month
Encourage Local PTAs to host opportunities for all students to participate in Reflections. Share how Reflections supports learning fun in school and at home with #ShowYourArt.

Dec. 7

National Deadline for Theme Search Submissions
Each state may submit up to five themes to the annual Theme Search Contest. Email submissions to

Jan. 22, 2019 

National PTA Reflections Student Arts Showcase
2017-18 national winners are invited to attend the annual exhibition opening at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, DC.

Feb. 1, 2019

PTA Enrollment Closes

Mar. 1, 2019

National Deadline for Reflections Submissions
Submit up to 30 entries to the national level using the Student Entry Portal.
For details, please refer to your state leader's guide.

May. 1, 2019

National Awards Announced


State PTA Reflections Network

Email Updates

Get the latest updates and share feedback with National PTA. Email

Conference Calls

Connect with other state leaders dedicated to Reflections success. Join at (888) 585-9008; 243-697-809

Overview of 2018-19 Materials
2 p.m. EDT, Mar. 14, 2018

How to launch your statewide program
11 a.m. & 8 p.m. EDT, Jul. 16, 2018 
How to support local program launches
11 a.m. & 8 p.m. EDT, Aug. 20, 2018 
How to support local program participation
11 a.m. & 8 p.m. EDT, Sept. 17, 2018
How to prepare for state level judging
11 a.m. & 8 p.m. EST, Nov. 19, 2018 
How to submit state winners to national level
11 a.m. & 8 p.m. EST, Jan. 21, 2019

2017-2018 Program Materials

State Leader Resources

Local Leader Materials

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National Program Supporters

Our national program supporters offer access to regional and state level arts education experts. Connect with these state level stakeholders to garner additional support for your statewide program.


Proud Sponsors of National PTA’s Reflections Program

Park West Foundation