Focusing on parent involvement will make all your group's challenges easier to deal with. We'll show you how. (Free; registration required.)
We’ve created a new Facebook group called PTO & PTA Leaders! Join us for chatting, sharing ideas, and connecting with fellow leaders! Check it out here.
An overview of what lies ahead for first-time board members, and tips for getting off to a strong start.
Everything you need to know and more about serving on your parent group's committees or executive board.
A list of the most important national holidays, events, and more to help plan your year's events. Newly updated for 2016-17!
We asked our Facebook community what they wish they'd known before becoming a PTO leader. Here's what they had to say.
Tools and tips to strengthen your skills, develop new tactics, and help you become an even more effective leader. Free download with registration.
Sample set of PTO bylaws covering a broad range of rules that PTOs typically include—and that we recommend.
How time-savvy leaders keep track of busy schedules and lengthy to do lists.
Feeling burned out? Your parent group’s struggles are common—and your efforts do make a difference.
If your PTO meetings run longer than an hour, they’re too long. Here’s how to make them shorter and more efficient.
Expert advice and practical tips on how to run a successful PTO or PTA, in a nine-part video keynote by Tim.
Our parent involvement calendar is full of fun ideas and tips for every month of the school year. Use it to help you plan, or follow it event for event!
Straightforward guidelines to help you write bylaws for your PTO or PTA.
What role should your PTO play? That answer will change as the needs of your school community change.
Some advance preparation and a few best practices will help your next presentation go smoothly despite any butterflies.
Even if you have no experience, you can be an effective leader. Just play to your strengths.
Think ahead for fall and get a jump-start on a productive year.
Robert's Rules do help you run an effective meeting. And you don't have to know a whole book's worth of details—just a few key concepts.
Budgeting makes all of your financial decisions easier. Follow these steps to create a budget for your PTO, even if you've never had one before.
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