2023-24 Theme:     I Am Hopeful Because

Alice Meko from Hampton Cove Elementary PTA in Alabama. I Am Hopeful Because… will be the next Reflections theme!

Student – start on your projects now!

Local PTAs interested in this amazing program and how you can offer it at your school?   We’ll be having a Roundtable presentation to answer all your questions in the fall.

Wondering where to begin?  Watch this short video:


Reflections 2023-24 – Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for a team of volunteers to help revamp the Council Reflections Program that can get things rolling in our district! 

There is never a shortage of talent from our amazing Student Artists ~ they just need a few volunteers to make the program available to them!

Arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.  Students who identify as having a disability and may receive services under IDEA or ADA: Section 504 may enter in the Special Artist Division or grade division most closely aligned to their functional abilities.*

For each Category there are 5 Divisions:  

  • Primary: Grades prek-2  
  • Intermediate: Grades 3-5  
  • Middle School: Grades 6-8  
  • High School: Grades 9-12 
  • *Special Artist-for students with disabilities  
    • Special Artist Elementary: Grades preK-5, or
      Special Artist Secondary: Grades 6-12  

The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by

Volunteer Opportunities:  If you would like to be a Judge, Reflections Assistant, or offer donations please email
If your PTA will be participating:

1.  Register with National PTA

2. Notify VCPTA by sending us an email with your contact information.

3. Come to Reflections Roundtable offered this fall for all the info you need to start your program.  Date and location will be updated in late August.


 Theme Search, Art Contest Rules, and Student Entry Forms:

National PTA is seeking a theme for the 2025-2026 Reflections program year. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and their theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention. Repeat themes will not be considered.

The due date for submitting a theme search entry is November 1, 2023. Scan and submit entries by email to

WSPTA Reflections Facebook group. WSPTA Reflections – Leaders & Friends.

To join the new group page, go to

  • Forms and Rules for all art areas will be uploaded once they are available in late August.

The National PTA special artist division is an option for students with a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA). Generally, rules and guidelines within the special artists division are intended to ensure accessibility to the National PTA Reflections® program and are modeled after the guidelines outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

2024-2025 Reflections program theme search contest!

Paige Opaska from Barbara Bush Middle School PTA in San Antonio, Texas has been selected as the theme search contest winner for the submission: “Accepting Imperfection.”

For more information on the WSPTA Reflection Program:


2020-21 State Reflections Finalists

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