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New York State PTA

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

Email: pta.office@nyspta.org

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Awards and Recognitions 

Hearst AwardPhoebe Apperson Hearst - National PTA Excellence in Education Partnership Award


To better celebrate PTAs for implementing the National Standards for Family-School Partnerships, the Phoebe Apperson Hearst–National PTA Excellence in Education Partnership Award and Parent Involvement Schools of Excellence Certification are merging to create three new levels of recognition.

Three Awards

Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award
For exemplary implementation of the National Standards, one local PTA will receive a monetary award of $2,000.

Family-School Partnership Award of Excellence
For representing the best in one of the six National Standards, six local PTAs will each receive monetary awards of $500.

Family-School Partnership Award of Merit
For demonstrating commitment to building partnerships, all local PTAs that apply will receive a certificate of recognition.  

Submit just one application; no fees! All local, council, district and region PTAs in good standing are eligible to apply. The application deadline has passed and the award recipients will be posted when available from National PTA.