Parent Involvement

  • Family Events

    School Family Nights

    Free kits that make it easy to plan a great movie night, science night, reading night, or game night for families.

  • Resources

    Parent Involvement Toolkit

    This comprehensive guide offers time-tested strategies for connecting with all types of parents at your school and walking them up the Involvement Ladder.

  • PTO Today Article

    5 Ways To Build School Community

    Creating a sense of unity benefits students, teachers, and families.

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    Parent Involvement Matters!

    Share this video with your school's parents as a visual explanation of how important their involvement is in their children's education.

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    9 Simple Involvement Builders

    From using social media to simply asking for help, here are easy yet effective ways of getting more parents to pitch in.

  • PTO Today Article

    Make the Case for Parent Involvement

    When parents participate in the educational process, kids do better in school. Here’s how to tell parents what they need to know.

  • Volunteers & Involvement

    How To Respond to Common Excuses

    Try our No-Excuses Response Guide when "I'd love to, but..." is the answer you get from potential volunteers.

  • PTO Today Article

    Build a Multicultural PTO

    Reach out to diverse groups and bring them together with these effective involvement and communication strategies.

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    13 Keys to Strong Involvement

    A step-by-step guide for parent group leaders who want to reach out and engage more parents.

  • PTO Today Article

    Get Dads Involved

    You can get dads connected and volunteering. It just takes a concerted effort and a different approach than you use for moms.

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    Involvement Step by Step

    Getting new parents to participate means finding out where they are on the involvement ladder, then creating opportunities that match.

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    26 Ways To Build Involvement

    Getting more parents to participate is as easy as A, B, C when you follow this list of best practices.