Kick-Off Your Reflections Program During PTA Start the Arts Week

PTA Start the Arts Week – September 15-19

The Official Reflections Kick-Off Celebration during National Arts in Education Week will promote whole-school participation in arts programs and activities. The campaign will also raise awareness about the value the arts bring to a high quality, comprehensive education.

During the school week, each day will focus on a different arts category. PTAs are encouraged to host daily activities engaging students in each art form―providing opportunities to promote the Reflections program theme and participate in the Reflections awards program.

  • Monday – Dance Choreography
  • Tuesday – Film Production
  • Wednesday – Literature
  • Thursday – Music Composition
  • Friday – Visual Arts & Photography

Ideas for participating in PTA Start the Arts Week:

  • Share activities and ideas with community leaders and in social media using #StartTheArts.
  • Customize the PTA Start the Arts flyer and media advisory to announce week-long activities to the whole school community.
  • Post the facebook cover photo, web ad and web banner on school, PTA, and personal pages.
  • Distribute the new Reflections Program Flyer to promote Reflections around the school and community.
  • Read National PTA’s One Voice blogs about current issues and trends in arts education.
  • Join the PTA Twitter Chat on Monday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m.  Follow #StartTheArts and tweet @NationalPTA.

Learn More about the Reflections Program