Advice and insight from our experts and other parent leaders about PTO secretary duties, keeping minutes, managing information, and more.

  • Email Communication Tips

    How to use email effectively while avoiding common pitfalls that lead to miscommunication and misunderstanding.

  • How To Take Meeting Minutes

    What to write down and what not to, plus tips to make the job easier.

  • Secretary's Toolkit

    The secretary's role is one of the most important for keeping the business of the PTO running well, and for communicating all of the group’s important work to its members.

PTO and PTA Secretary Essentials

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Being a Good Board Member

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Clip Art Gallery

Find free clip art for parent groups in the PTO Today Clip Art Gallery. Download anything you'd like, then resize, crop, or edit to meet your group's needs.

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PTO Today: Budget Actual History Worksheet

To use in conjunction with the Budget Category Transaction Worksheet for a new budget; Form 3 in Treasurer's Toolkit.

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