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Keeping track of carnival tickets?
Our PTO’s biggest fundraiser during the year is a carnival where we presell tickets two weeks before...
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How to agree on family movie night choices?
Our PTSA does family movie nights every month. While I think these are great to bring families together,...
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Setting limits on officers’ terms?
How often do you recommend turning over the gavel and other board positions? When Is It Time?
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Does insurance cover new officers mid-year?
I stepped down from my president position last year to give some new blood a chance. A new president...
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Should we have a nominating committee?
My school parent-teacher group is writing its bylaws, and we are stuck on the election process. Some...
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Vote out current board for new officers?
We want to vote off old members (vice president, etc.) and reelect new members. How do we do this?
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Are term limits required?
Are term limits required in PTO bylaws? If so, what is the maximum length of time for term limits for...
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Vote for officers in person only?
Our bylaws are a little vague. We have used email to vote on issues throughout the year because we don’t...
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Goodbye speech?
PTO Today has given me all the tools I need to get our next group ready to take over for me, but I think...
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Working with immigrant parents?
My PTO has very little parent involvement. Half the group consists of teachers, but they don’t feel...
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