Planning & Organization

  • Back to School

    Back-to-School Ideas for PTO Officers

    Set yourself up for a successful fall with these 31 tips on organization, communication, and more.

  • Organization

    Rules for Keeping PTO and PTA Records

    Guidelines for how long you should keep bank statements, meeting minutes, and more.

  • Officers

    Hold a PTO Officers Retreat in the Summer

    Spending a few hours together during the summer can help your group be more organized and energized when school starts.

  • Meetings

    PTO Meetings Resources List

    What are the best ways to plan and run PTO meetings? We’ve made it easy by compiling this list with links to our best articles and downloadables.

  • Money Management

    Organize Your Finances With Finance Manager

    Easy-to-use, web-based software that takes the stress out of treasurer tasks like account reconciliation and budget creation.

  • Protect Your Group

    Insurance for Your Parent Group

    Affordable packages to protect against theft, injury, property damage, and embezzlement, so you can focus on what matters most.

  • PTO Today Article

    Your PTO Year-End To Do List

    15 steps to close out the year and get ready for a great start in the fall.

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    Get Your PTO Up and Running

    Follow this road map for how to create a successful PTO or PTA. We outline key steps to success, beyond the organizational basics.

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    A Year of Great Ideas

    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!

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    Creating a Long-Term Plan

    Strategic long-term planning can help your group reach its goals.

  • PTO Today Article

    Getting (and Staying) Organized

    How time-savvy leaders keep track of busy schedules and lengthy to do lists.

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    9 Free Apps Parent Group Leaders Love

    Make the most of your smartphone with these free apps that will help your parent group communicate, plan, and share.