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Oct. 27, 2017 - Gulledge and Huffman Elementary School PTAs Earn National School of Excellence Distinction


School of Excellence is a National PTA program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.

Gulledge Elementary, as a first time recipient, and Huffman Elementary, who also received the honor in 2015-17, are proud to make meaningful positive changes within their communities and have both earned this award for 2017-19.

Gulledge Principal presents award to PTA board members

Gulledge Principal Deni Bleggi (far right) presents certificate to Gulledge PTA president and PTA board members at the celebration.

PTA matters because family engagement equals student success. Nurturing the family-school partnership is the core of the National PTA School of Excellence program. Regardless of income or background, when families are consistently involved in their children’s education, students are more likely to: earn higher grades, attend school regularly enroll in higher level classes, develop stronger social skills, graduate from high school and go on to post secondary education and secure productive work and rewarding careers.

Congratulations to these PTAs their schools and their strong school communities. Support your local school PTA by becoming a member to help keep that partnership strong.