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The Phoebe Apperson Hearst Awards


The Phoebe Apperson Hearst Awards for innovation in family engagement, named after National PTA co-founder Phoebe Apperson Hearst, recognizes and celebrates achievement in building effective family-school partnerships.

This year, the awards are presented to PTAs that have earned the National PTA School of Excellence designation and demonstrated outstanding success engaging families in student success and school improvements. The awards are the highest honor National PTA presents to effective family engagement. The 2015 award recipients are:

  • Key Biscayne Community PTA, Key Biscayne, FL – 2015 Phoebe Apperson Hearst Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award Recipient
  • Elkins Pointe Middle School PTSA, Rowswell, GA– 2015 Phoebe Apperson Hearst Award of Merit Recipient

View news release celebrating the 2015 recipients (Key Biscayne Community School PTA and Elkins Point Middle School PTSA) and the 2015-2017 School of Excellence recipients.

Visit to the National PTA School of Excellence.

About the 2015 Award Recipients