Advocacy in Action Award:
This award recognizes a local unit that supports adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth. (For example: promote and present information on traffic issues, nurses in schools, physical exams, candidate forums, etc.) This is for those that have contacted legislative members, held candidates forums, and advocated for concerns in their community. They are proactive and informative.
Bridging the Gap Award:
This award recognizes a local PTA/PTSA/school that works closely with their feeder PTAs/PTSAs/schools and community as they “Bridge the Gap” for the sake of the children and community.
Community Care Award:
This award recognizes a local unit that encourages students to be good citizens and help others in need to inspire them to become considerate, caring adults. This award will recognize the unit with the best outreach program.
This award recognizes an active member of Broward County Council PTA/PTSA (BCCPTA) [local unit representative or executive members] for contributions to furthering the ideas and principles of BCCPTA. This recipient has gone above and beyond their assigned duties to BCCPTA and support of the PTA objectives through a lifetime of service. The award is not given every year. The recipient of this award is selected by the BCCPTA President.
Historian Book Award:
A local unit produced Book containing all the business, information, meetings, programs, projects, and activities for the PTA/PTSA local unit for a whole year. SUSPENDED
Innovative Idea Award:
This award recognizes a local unit with the best NEW idea for a project, program, or activity that has never been done or is not common. This is to foster new ideas for everyone that can be replicated by other PTA/PTSAs.
This award recognizes a high level of leadership, involvement, and organizational achievement by a local unit. Criteria listed on application found in this packet.
Legislator of the Year Award:
This award was established to recognize a Broward legislator who has made an outstanding contribution to children and education in the Florida Legislature. Final decision on the Legislator selected rests with the BCCPTA Legislative Committee at the conclusion of that year’s Legislative session, if a legislator merits recognition. It is not required that a legislator be recognized every year.
This award recognizes a local unit with a significant increase in membership & who conducted an exceptional, creative membership drive. State how much your membership increased and describe what was done to encourage new members.
Parent Program Award:
This award recognizes a local unit that provided an issue-oriented workshop(s)/program(s) for parents. Workshop/Program should focus on how parents can improve the lives of children. (For example: Internet Safety, College Planning, prevention of teen pregnancy, drugs, bullying, gangs, gun safety, health issues, reading, science, math, writing, technology, etc.)