Parent & Booster Involvement


Many scholastic music programs rely on strong parent and booster networks in order to function effectively. Programs of all shapes and sizes benefit from additional support, and parents and boosters can often assist music programs by supporting administrative efforts, volunteering at events, and in a variety of other ways. Achievement in this category demonstrates a commitment to developing an engaged and supportive network of volunteers for your organization.


All submissions in this category must include the following written components:

  • An overview that introduces and describes the entry (500 words)
  • A summary of the entry’s objectives (250 words)
  • An explanation of how you measured the effectiveness of the entry (250 words)

If applicable, applicants will be asked to include the following information with their entry:

  • Data supporting the measured effectiveness of the entry
  • Historical information about how the entry developed to its current form
  • Obstacles encountered in the implementation of the entry
  • Expense/budget information about the entry
  • Information about the entry’s target audience

Applicants may also choose to include any or all of the supporting materials listed below with their entry:

  • Up to ten photos/documents/objects supporting the entry
  • One video, up to three minutes in length, supporting the entry

Specific types of submissions may require additional information, as listed below.

  • Outstanding Parent/Booster Recruitment Program
  • Outstanding Parent/Booster Engagement Program
  • Outstanding Volunteer Management Program
  • Outstanding Volunteer Opportunity

Award Categories

Decision-Maker Interaction

Recruitment & Retention

Community Engagement

Marketing & Promotion

Parent & Booster Involvement

Fundraising & Sponsorship

Are You Ready to Apply?

Follow the link below to nominate a program for Parent and Booster Involvement