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Iowa PTA

NEW ADDRESS AS OF JULY 1, 2014

  • PO Box 10634            
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

 

FedEx or UPS packages please use this address:
1380 60th Street NE #10634
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

 

Phone: (319) 573-0049


Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

9 am - 11 am

Inquiries (phone or e-mail) will be answered/returned during these business hours.  

 

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Reflections

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home.

Each year a new theme is selected from student submissions.  If you would like to submit an entry for the 2019-2020 Reflections Theme Contest, click here.

 

For information on participating in the Reflections program as a Local PTA, please read on.  Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2017-2018 theme:  

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To participate, contact your Local/Iowa PTA for official program rules and deadlines. Students must participate through a Local PTA to be considered and may choose one or all of the available arts categories: 


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Dance Choreography Dance Choreography
Film Production Film Production
Literature Literature
Music Composition Music Composition
Photography Photography
Visual Arts Visual Arts

 

The arts—and the National PTA Reflections program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community with Reflections!! 

 

Getting Started (link to NPTA Reflections Toolkit) 

  

Iowa PTA State Reflections Forms

Local Leader’s Guide                                 NEW!! Promotional Ideas/Flyers

Student Entry Form

Local PTA Participation Form

 

 

Rules

General Participation

Dance Choreography                                                 Musical Composition

Film Production                                                          Photography

Literature                                                                    Visual Arts

Special Artist

All local unit leaders and participating students are responsible for reading and understanding both the General Contest Rules and Category Rules that apply to their artwork.

 

Dates

-        State Reflections entries will be accepted through Monday, January 29, 2018.  All entries must be accompanied by a signed, completed entry form. Detailed submission instructions are included in the Local Leaders Guide. Recommended entry deadline for Local PTA's is at least 2 weeks prior to state deadline to allow time for judging, local recognition, and shipping to state office.

-        Local PTA Chairs will be notified of State judging results by March 1, 2018. State winners will be notified by the Iowa Reflections Chair and invited to attend the Awards Ceremony.

-        Winning State artwork will be displayed and awards presented during the Iowa State Convention in Cedar Rapids in April, 2018. Unclaimed awards will be sent to local units to distribute to those students unable to attend the ceremony. Top award winning artwork may need to be sent to National PTA for judging.

 

For questions or more information, contact Liz Mink, your Iowa Reflections Chair, at l This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 563-249-2872.

 

 

Congratulations to the 2015-16 Reflections National Awardees from Iowa!!!

 

There were 4 Iowa awardees out of the nearly 300,000 entries received at National PTA.

 

Award of Excellence to Elyse Logan, Clinton HS PTSA and

 

                                     Miranda Miller, Pleasant Valley JH PTA.

 

Award of Merit to Jacqueline Fashimpaur, Cedar Rapids Washington HS PTA.

 

Honorable Mention to Gretchen Highberger, Hopewell Elem PTA - PVCSD.

 

Click here to see the full list.