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Receipts from teachers for grant spending?
Our group gives out teacher grants throughout the course of the year. Just recently, our new treasurer...
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Teacher strike: PTO’s role?
What is the PTO’s role, if any, during a teacher strike? Can it support the teachers? For instance,...
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Starting a fund for needy students?
We’d like to start a new fund to help students with money for lunch or field trips. The money would...
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Charter school not allowed to have a PTO?
I was told by our principal that our charter school could not start a PTO or name it a PTO. What, if...
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Can someone without kids at the school serve as president?
What is the rule for being a PTO president at a school after your children have graduated? Is this a...
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How to recruit a new secretary midterm?
We are in our first year as a PTO at the middle school. Our secretary had to step down and our bylaws...
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Overcoming fear of public speaking?
I enjoy serving as PTO president and feel I am really making a difference at our school. My problem is...
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Meetings that last forever?
We are a growing PTO group. We have gone from three active members to 10 in five years. Our problem is...
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Can our mission go beyond fundraising?
Our PTO is laser-focused on fundraising and refuses to include anything else in the agenda. I believe...
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Share nonprofit status for teachers' fundraiser?
Our PTO was recently approved for 501(c)(3) status. This fall, we will be hosting a fall carnival that...
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