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New York State PTA

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Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518.452.8808
Toll Free: 1.877.569.7782
Fax: 518.452.8105



The National PTA Reflections Program welcomes students of all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Students reflect on a theme, create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts and earn positive recognition for their achievements. Any PTA/PTSA held in good standing may take part in Reflections.

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2017 National Reflections Winners Announced!

This past school year, thousands of students across the country and in US schools overseas contributed their original works to be considered for PTA's highest honor in the arts.

It is our privilege to announce the six 2017 National PTA Reflections Award Winners from New York:

National PTA Outstanding Interpretation

Rachel Doyle from Syosset High School PTA; Photography - High School; Nassau Region

National PTA Award of Merit

Nicholas Alvino from Division Avenue High School PTSA; Dance Choreography - High School; Nassau Region

Tyler Sapoff from Old Country Road School PTA; Literature - Primary; Nassau Region

Christina Morris from Freeport High School PTSA; Music Composition - High School; Nassau Region

Ivyana Rose Dragoo from Heritage Heights PTA; Music Composition - Primary; Western Region

Joselyn Aponte from Wheeler Ave PTA; Visual Arts - Intermediate; Nassau Region

2016-2017 PTA Reflections Art Program — “What Is Your Story?” Winners

And the state winners are… 133 students! Congratulations! Click here for the list of the 2016-17 NYS PTA Reflections winners.

Additional Opportunities

Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant Program

The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant provides matching dollar funding to local PTAs to support in-school and after-school arts enhancement programs within their communities. Matching grants of up to $1,000 are awarded each year to local PTAs. Eligible applicants must be a PTA in good standing.

Apply for a Grant! Applications for projects starting in the 2016-2017 school year will be accepted January 4 through March 11, 2016. For more information, visit the National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Grant webpage.