We are excited to announce that we are applying to become a “National PTA School of Excellence” this year.

Here’s what that means and how can you help:

National PTA School of Excellence is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students. By enrolling, the PTA and school administrators make a year-long commitment to identify and implement an action plan for school improvement based on PTA’s National Standards for Family-School Partnerships and Transformative Family Engagement.

Schools that exhibit improvement are honored as National PTA Schools of Excellence, a distinction that spans two years. Honorees receive celebration tools and automatic consideration for the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Award and a $2,000 grant for their school.

In order to kick off this initiative, we ask you take the survey below—tell us how we can improve our school community to benefit and enrich the lives of all students at Cool Spring Elementary: