• Committees Archive

    The articles below have tons of good information and advice for chairing and managing committees. Whether it's functions or job descriptions or leadership advice, we have you covered. Find more helpful tools and info on the Committees resources page.

  • Communications Archive

    How your group communicates with its members and the school community can affect its success. Newsletters, email, even the Open House speech—our writers and editors cover it all. You'll find tons of tips and ideas for good communication in the articles below. Find more helpful tools and info on the Communications resources page.

  • Community Service Archive

    From food drives to charitable fundraisers to hands-on student projects that help those in need, the articles below have stories about great community services programs run by school PTOs and PTAs.

  • Dads Archive

  • Elections/Transition Archive

    New officers and old officers need to collaborate to ensure transition success. When the PTO election is over, will your group move ahead well? You'll find tons of ideas in the articles below to make that happen. Find more helpful tools and info on the Elections/Transition resources page.

  • Events & Programs Archive

    We know planning great family events is a big part of what your group does. There are tons of ideas in the articles below for new and better ways to connect with parents, even planning events around holidays. Find more helpful tools and info on the Events & Programs resources page.

  • Finance & Budget Archive

    Your group can't do its great work without strong financial policies and a sound budget. Whether you're the PTO or PTA treasurer or a member concerned about protecting funds, you'll find tons of ideas and help on money management in the articles below. Yes, we even cover PTO and PTA embezzlement. Find more helpful tools and info on the Finance & Budget resources page.

  • Fitness & Health at School Archive

    Keeping schools germ free, getting kids in shape, encouraging healthier choices for the whole family—the Healthy School Kids article archive has inspiration, ideas, and tips to make your PTO and school community the healthiest it can be! Find more tools and info on the Fitness & Health at School resources page.