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Information on getting organized, getting your group focused, communicating with parents, and more.
An outline of weekly and monthly tasks, characteristics of a good PTO or PTA president, and other job requirements.
Tips and advice for new PTO and PTA presidents.
Sometimes it's more important to know what not to do. We outline 12 common mistakes PTOs make and offer positive alternatives.
Good leadership and effective management call for different skills. Depending on the situation, you'll need to decide which of those skills to employ.
To deal with criticism effectively, leave your emotions out of the conversation.
Breaking your work into manageable chunks can help you have a successful year. Our checklist of tasks can make it easier.
Doing it all yourself leads to burnout—and isn't good for your parent group, either.
The way you handle the decisionmaking process can determine whether a difficult issue grows into an acrimonious fight.
Parent group presidents recall the worrying, the nerves, and the lessons learned from their first time wielding a gavel.
Even if you have no experience, you can be an effective leader. Just play to your strengths.