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MEMBERSHIP AWARDS AT-A-GLANCE

The purpose of Utah PTA Membership Awards is to help increase membership by serving as a motivational incentive and to provide a meaningful reward to those schools who have promoted membership throughout the year. PTAs may apply for as many awards as they would like. Many awards have similar criteria. Award applications can be found on the Utah PTA website www.utahpta.org. Keep a copy of your application and supplemental materials. Applications and materials will not be returned to you.

1. Back-to-School Award: (No application necessary)

PURPOSE: To encourage PTAs to send in membership dues.
CRITERIA: Any PTA submitting 25% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by September 25th will be eligible to win!
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

2. Membership Magic Award: (No application necessary)

PURPOSE: To encourage PTAs to send in membership dues.
CRITERIA: Any PTA submitting 50% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by October 25th will be eligible to win!
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

3. Grateful for Membership Award: (No application necessary)

PURPOSE: To encourage PTAs to send in membership dues.
CRITERIA: Any PTA submitting 75% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by November 25th will be eligible to win!
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

4. Spirit Award: (No application necessary)

PURPOSE: To encourage PTAs to send in membership dues.
CRITERIA: Any PTA submitting 100% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by December 25th will be eligible to win!
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing. 

5. What is Your PTA Story?  

PURPOSE: To promote PTA.
CRITERIA: Open to all PTA members. Submit your own personal story about how you became involved in PTA and why you think it is important for all parents! Stories will be featured on Utah PTA Social Media. Deadline January 25th.
INCENTIVE: Stories will be featured on Utah PTA Social Media. One winner will be chosen to receive a PTA Tote Bag.

6. XOXO Award: (No application necessary)

PURPOSE: To promote the love of PTA.CRITERIA: Given to PTAs that share the love of PTA with 14 new members! February is a great time to launch a “We {heart} PTA” or a “Be a Sweetheart and Buy a PTA Membership” Campaign.  Any PTA submitting 14 or more new memberships postmarked by February 25th will be eligible to win!
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

7. STARS (Staff and Teachers Are Really Super) AWARD:

PURPOSE: To increase teacher and staff PTA membership.
CRITERIA: An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st. Awarded to any local PTA that has 100% membership of their full-time faculty, administration, and staff.
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

8. MARS (Men Are Really Super) AWARD:

PURPOSE: To encourage male PTA membership (including fathers, grandfathers, and male community members).
CRITERIA: An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st. Awarded to any local PTA whose PTA membership has at least 50 male members including fathers, grandfathers, and male community members.
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

9. Super PTSA Award:

PURPOSE: PTSA membership reflects student population.
CRITERIA: An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st.  Awarded to any local PTSA with 40% or more student membership.
INCENTIVE: PTSAs who have met the criteria will be awarded a plaque. The PTSA with the highest percentage of student members will receive a travelling trophy to display at their school for the following school year.

10. Award of Excellence In Membership Promotion:

PURPOSE:  To recognize one local PTA that exhibits excellence in promoting PTA membership through an innovative, comprehensive, and successful membership recruitment campaign.
CRITERIA:  An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st.  Awarded to one local PTA that exhibits excellence in promoting PTA membership through an innovative, comprehensive, and successful membership recruitment campaign.
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be awarded a plaque. One overall winner will also be chosen.

11. Double Your Membership Award:  

PURPOSE:  To increase PTA membership through retaining and recruiting new members.
CRITERIA:  An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st. Awarded to any local PTA whose PTA membership is at least 100% over last year’s total membership. PTA must have been organized for a minimum of two years before application date to be considered for the award.
INCENTIVE: PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

12. One Voice For Every Child Award:

PURPOSE:  To increase PTA membership and have every student represented.
CRITERIA:  An application must be submitted to Utah PTA postmarked by March 1st. To meet the criteria, PTA membership must be equal to or greater than the number of students enrolled in the school. PTA members may include community members, teachers, staff, etc., doesn’t have to be only parents).
INCENTIVE:  PTAs who have met the criteria will be awarded a plaque.

CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER: “Back to School Award” (No Application necessary)
Any PTA submitting 25% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by September 25th will be eligible to win! PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

OCTOBER: “Membership Magic Award” (No Application necessary)
Any PTA submitting 50% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by October 25th will be eligible to win! PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

NOVEMBER: “Grateful for Membership Award” (No application necessary)
Any PTA submitting 75% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by November 25th will be eligible to win! PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

DECEMBER: “Spirit Award” (No application necessary)
Any PTA submitting 100% of the previous year’s membership postmarked by December 25th will be eligible to win! PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

JANUARY: “What is Your PTA Story?”  
Open to all PTA members. Submit your own personal story about how you became involved in PTA and why you think it is important for all parents!  Deadline January 25th. Stories will be featured on Utah PTA Social Media. One winner will be chosen to receive a PTA Tote Bag.

FEBRUARY: “XOXO Award” (No application necessary)
Given to PTAs that share the love of PTA with 14 new members! February is a great time to launch a “We {heart} PTA” or a “Be a Sweetheart and Buy a PTA Membership” Campaign. Any PTA submitting 14 or more new memberships postmarked by February 25th will be eligible to win! PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

MARCH: “STARS (Staff and Teachers are Really Super) Award” 
Awarded to any local PTA that has 100% membership of their full-time faculty, administration, and staff. PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

APRIL: “MARS (Men are Really Super) Award”
Awarded to local PTAs whose PTA membership has at least 50 male members including fathers, grandfathers, and male community members. PTAs who have met the criteria will be entered into a drawing.

MAY: End of year awards:
Award of Excellence Membership Promotion
Double Your MembershipOne Voice for Every Child
Super PTSA


Watch the website for award applications, they will be posted soon.
I look forward to seeing a lot of applications. Don’t let this opportunity slip by!
If you have any questions please contact the Utah PTA Office,  801-261-3100.

Print information regarding awards attached below and share with your school patrons.

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