Reflections Arts Program

Encourage creativity and lifelong learning while offering recognition for artistic endeavors. The PTA Reflections Program is designed to enhance quality arts education for students in preschool through grade 12.

Reflections Theme Search Competition

National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme. Application period ends October 31, 2016. Learn more.


2016-2017 Reflections “What Is Your Story?”

Arts Categories

  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
  • Special Artists

Note: Only PTAs in good standing may participate in the Reflections Program.

Reflections Guide

reflections-guideThe Reflections Guide contains everything you need to know to successfully administer a Reflections Program at your school. Please take the time to read this important guide.


All entries must be submitted in accordance with the guidelines and instructions provided NCPTA. Please review the instructions and guidelines carefully and contact NCPTA if you have any questions.

General Participation Rules

Category Specific Rules

Submission & Participation Forms

Council Contacts and Entry Requirements

If you are a local PTA unit and there is an active PTA Council in your county, then you must submit Reflections entries through the appropriate PTA Council.


Promotional Tools

Judging & Program Information

Reflections Program Wrap-Up for Local Units

2015-2016 Reflections “Let Your Imagination Fly”

2014-2015 Reflections
“The world would be a better place if…”

Watch the 2015 Reflections Celebration held on April 18, 2015 in Raleigh. The Celebration will be available to view for 2 years.

2013-2014 Reflections “Believe, Dream, Inspire”

2012-2013 Reflections “The Magic of a Moment…”

2011-2012 Reflections “Diversity Means…”