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2012-2013 Council PTA Awards
Texas PTA invites all Council PTAs to seek recognition for the amazing work that they undertake in their communities, and share their success stories...no matter how large or small! Let us hear how your PTA is the Talk of Texas!
All applications must be submitted electronically via the Texas PTA website no later than May 15, 2013. For all awards (except for Newsletter and Website), PTAs are asked to create a review or portfolio of their efforts of the past school year. PTAs are encouraged to include a variety of information (articles, flyers, program materials, particpant feedback, outcomes, photos, etc) to help provide a comprehensive overview of your programming.
This review/portfolio should be a single document in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. There is no limit on the length of the document.
Awarding the different levels of recognition is based on a point system. See below for areas of recognition and point distribution.
|Arts in Education||Student Programs (50%), Family Engagement (30%), Community Outreach (20%)|
|Environmental Awareness||Raising Awareness (50%), Family Engagement (30%), Community Outreach (20%)|
|Healthy Lifestyles||Raising Awareness (50%), Family Engagement (30%), Community Outreach (20%)|
|Legislative Action||Raising Awareness (50%), Local Advocacy (30%), State and National Advocacy (20%)|
|Newsletter||Quality Content (50%), Accessibility (30%), Effectiveness of Communication (20%)|
|Parent Education Programming||Raising Awareness (50%), Educational Opportunities (30%), Relevance to Community (20%)|
|Website||Quality Content (50%), Ease of Navigation (30%), Visual Appeal (20%)|
Results of the 2012-2013 awards will be announced via the Texas PTA website. PTAs receiving gold-level will be recognized during the Talk of Texas lunch at our Summer Leadership Seminar in Dallas, July 20, 2013. All awarded PTAs will receive a certificate honoring their achievement as well as an official awards seal that can used in their communications and displayed on their websites.