National PTA's Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life.

Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. This 50+ year-old program helps them explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.

The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…

Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.

Students participate in the appropriate division for their grade: Primary (Pre-K - Grade 2), Intermediate (Grades 3-5), Middle School (Grades 6-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Special Artist (All grades welcome). 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.

All artwork will be submitted digitally for the 2021-2022 school year. Once you are prepared to submit your child's artwork, please click below to fill out the entry form and upload the artwork. Deadline for submission: October 22, 2021. Questions? Contact us!

National PTA Reflections Introduction.mp4

Guidelines by Category

Dance Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Film Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Literature Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Music Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Photography Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Special Artist Division Rules 2021-2022.pdf
Visual Arts Rules 2021-2022.pdf