File Exchange: Bylaws/Policies

Sample bylaws, mission statements, policies, etc., which parent groups can use in revising or writing their own.

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Complete sample bylaws, updated to include a conflict of interest policy; adapted from the PTO Today Startup Toolkit and PTO Leader's Toolkit.
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Direct link to bylaws websites listed in a Message Boards thread.
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These are new bylaws created with bits and pieces from lots of examples. I reworked them until they fit for our group.
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Detailed by-laws that include (among the usual) special committee’s and a clause for removal from executive office.
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these bylaws are from an incorporated 501c3 approved PTO from Michigan.
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Officer Nominations letter
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Officer Nomination Form with Job Descriptions on Back and sof PTO accomplishments to the side
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Document that states the goals of the PTO and then a side-by-side list of what falls within PTO's responsibility and what does not. Great for setting
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Bulleted list of general policies for PTO funds
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Sample statement from the IRS, required in bylaws for groups applying for nonprofit status; taken from the PTO Startup Toolkit.
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Comprehensive guide for school parent groups, including step-by-step instructions for filing for nonprofit status (IRS Form 1023).
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Sample incorporation text, with notes to help explain what to do and why; from the PTO Startup Toolkit.
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Examples of mission statements taken from real parent groups; learn more in the PTO Leader's Toolkit.
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Comprehensive guide to help parent group leaders be the best they can be, from setting priorities for the group to maximizing involvement.
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PTA Membership Letter welcoming and informing of the association.
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Form Letter to a state PTA about intent to disband
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Letter to Parents about a Meeting to Switch
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general bylaws from a non-501(c)(3) PTO
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Simple, one-page flyer listing general policies for handling funds received.
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