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Reflections

Cultural Arts Education In Schools Involvement in the arts increases academic achievement.  Studies have shown that eighth graders who are highly involved in the arts get better grades, are less likely to drop out and are more likely to attend college. Yet fewer U.S. students report receiving any arts education today than 25 years ago-and the declines are steepest among African-American and Hispanic students. PTA supports a well-rounded education for all students, including the arts as a core academic subject. DCCPTA is proud to run the largest Reflections Program in Florida, with approximately 300 student participants each year from around Duval County.  In 2016-2017 Duval had three students that won Awards of Excellence at the National level.  Way to go,

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Training and Workshops

DCCPTA’s Fall Leadership Workshops will be held September ??, 2016 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm. Sample DCCPTA invites to Winter Leadership Training Workshops and ESE Fair Advocacy Advocacy – Chair Taking Action Through the Legislative Process 2014 Awards DCCPTA Award Info 2014-2015 Local Unit Awards Tips 2014 History Book Info & Award Form Fall 2013 Business Partners Business Partners – DCC PTA class Fall 2015 Communication Communication – Chair Public Speaking Workshop January 2016 PTA Computer & Communication Tips January 2016 PTA Photo Communication Tips January 2016 Social Media Tips Creating Effective Newsletters Fall 2014 Marla Bryant Presentation on Facebook Communications Fall 2014 Executive Board Your Executive Board Playing by the rules Sept 2014 Your Executive Board Playing by the rules

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PTA Reflections Program Reception and Awards Ceremony May 6

Duval County Council of PTAs is holding the PTA Reflections Program Reception and Awards Ceremony, Friday, May 6, 2016, Reception at 6:00 pm, Awards Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm.  honoring the State and County Winners of the 2015-2016 National PTA Reflections Program “Let Your Imagination Fly”.  The event will be held at Atlantic Coast High School, Performing Arts Center (located on the backside of the high school), 9735 R.G. Skinner Parkway, Jacksonville, Florida  32256.

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2014-15 Reflections Winners

2014-2015 Reflections Program Theme: “The World Would Be a Better Place If…” Duval County Council of PTAs Winning Entries Reflections is a nationwide arts appreciation and recognition program for students in grades PK-12. The program allows students to express themselves artistically based on a common theme. The theme for the 2014-2015 school year was “The world would be a better place if…” Entries were judged on Interpretation of Theme, Artistic Merit, Creativity, and Mastery of Medium. Each entry was accompanied by an artist statement to describe the student’s interpretation on the theme. In Duval County, we had 20 PTAs participating in this year’s Program. 680 entries were judged and recognized at the school PTA level. Of that, 242 entries were judged

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