Virginia PTA
1027 Wilmer Avenue
Richmond VA 23227-2419
Phone: 804.264.1234
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Power Partner Awards

2017 Deadline: May 15 (email to:

Virginia PTA’s Power Partner Awards recognize principals (elementary and secondary) and superintendents from across the state who have shown that a strong family-school partnership is key to student success!

Please contact the Virginia PTA Extension Chair,, with any questions regarding your nomination.

Here's what's needed for the application:

Nominator and Nominee Information

  • Contact information (name, address, phone and email)
  • Emails are required for all nominees
  • School District and PTA name (nominators only)
  • School District and School (nominees only)

Nominee Criteria Principals

  • Describe your principal’s leadership style/commitment to education in one sentence. *
  • How would the best teachers on campus describe the ways this principal is committed to student achievement? *
  • How has your principal encouraged PTA growth and family engagement? *
  • Give an example of how the principal’s leadership style reflects the PTA’s vision of “making every child’s potential a reality”. *

Nominee Criteria Superintendents

  • How does the superintendent enhance and support family engagement in the school district and beyond the school district? *
  • In what ways is your superintendent involved with the Council and/or Local PTA? How does the superintendent encourage PTA membership growth? *
  • Describe how the superintendent promotes PTA in the school district and beyond the school district. *
  • Give an example of how the superintendent’s leadership style is reflective of PTA’s vision of “making every child’s potential a reality”. *

*  Responses limited to 100 words

Awards presented at Annual Conference, July 14, 2017.