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.

State Level Judging is Under Way! State Winners to be Announced Early March!

Click here for student participation certificate.

Save the Date for the 2018 Reflections Celebration

April 21, 2018
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

NC Central University
H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education
700 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707

Free for the Student winners and one guest
Additional guest: $7.00
Children under 12 and under free, but must be registered

Additional details to follow soon!

Reflections Theme Search Competition

National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme. The Theme Search Online Submission is closed.

Check out the state level winners for this year’s contest for the 2019-2020 school year!

2017-2018 Reflections “Within Reach”

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

The 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

Leader 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 and Image Bank

Judging Information

Spanish Materials

Please contact the State office at [email protected].

2016-2017 Reflections “What Is Your Story?”

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…”