Open General Meeting & Training: Jan. 21, Cascade Middle School - 5:30-8pm



Highline Council PTSA Award Program

We honor our volunteers and educators who give so much of their time, talent, and energy to benefit our students. We invite our local PTA's to nominate their volunteers, educators, and community partners for awards. 

Award Nomination Form

2019 Awards Form (docx)


Award Category

Advocacy for Youth Award

This is a special award presented to a person who has advocated for children and youth for many years in an extraordinary way. 

Golden Acorn Award

This award is presented to a PTA member who has given outstanding service to children and youth. The Golden Acorn Award is very special and is given for continued and dedicated service. This is our way to honor PTA members for their contributions to this association. A contribution will be made in the recipient’s name to the Washington State PTA Scholarship Foundation.  

Community Service Award

This award is presented to a person, organization, or business who has supported children and PTA activities in the Highline School District and who has supported council programs or activities.  

Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented only by PTA Councils, Regions or the State PTA to an individual who may have already been honored by a local PTA unit and who is continuing to give service to children. An Outstanding Service Award recipient is someone who works for children beyond the specific school community and the bounds of job or PTA. This person is concerned with ALL children and is willing to work to help them achieve their potential. 

Outstanding Educator

This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding educational contributions. A contribution made by the PTA, Council or State PTA in the name of the Outstanding Educator Award recipient, helps the Washington State PTA award additional scholarships to post-secondary students.  

Employee Recognition Award

This award is given to school employees from each school location and ERAC. The award recognizes the extra time and energy, above and beyond job requirements, given to children and to the PTA community. Up to two (2) honorees may be nominated from each unit. Each of these honorees will receive recognition at the awards program in June.