Awards and Recognitions


NYS PTA Awards and Recognitions

New York State PTA offers many ways to recognize outstanding people and programs.

Advocacy, Family Engagement, Leadership and Service Awards

Program Awards

  • Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) Award – This award highlights the PARP program, shares outstanding PARP ideas with other PTAs, schools, libraries, communities and other parent groups, and shows the importance of reading and other literacy activities within the family and the community.
  • Reflections Theme Search Award – Children and youth can submit a national theme to serve as the inspiration for Reflections artists and their original works. Students submitting the winning theme receive $100 and recognition at the National PTA Convention.

Student Awards

Teacher Awards

Unit/Council Awards

  • Founders Day Award – This award helps support leadership development and training.
  • Membership Awards – These awards are a great way to show parents in your school how active and successful your PTA is!

National PTA Awards and Grants