Leaders and experts weigh in on involvement and communication strategies that can bring people together effectively.
Building good working relationships with school staff takes open communication and mutual respect.
From cat memes to TikTok, what are kids up to online? Sign up to have an Internet safety expert run this FREE virtual event for your school's parents.
Kick off your comeback with these can-do events, communication tools and tips, advice to boost volunteer ranks, choosing the right fundraiser, giving an awesome speech, thoughtful appreciation ideas.
Share this form with parents to collect email addresses (and get permission to send updates).
A blank slate for any of your PTO communications; double-click the header area to update the logo, name, and contact info for your group.
Eight top ways to promote your group effectively within your school community, plus actionable steps for each one.
It’s not just what you say, it’s the method you use to say it. Use these tips to maximize your messages.
Our free Family Tech Talk Night program makes it easy for your group to host families for an informative session on Internet safety—and now includes key handouts in Spanish.
Messaging services can make it easier to stay in touch with board members and families.
Scripts, flyers, word clouds, and other free downloads to help you spread the word about your parent group.
Having your parent group events and achievements covered in the local media can benefit your group in several ways. Here's what you need to know.
How to make the most of flyers for your PTO’s events and other activities, plus video tips for creating your own flyers.
Use our free Facebook graphics and simple tips to start building a bigger Facebook community.
How you reach out to parents can help build involvement—or it can work against your group. We'll help you get it right.
Get more publicity for your next event with these simple steps for contacting the media.
A good handbook can be invaluable to new parents and presents your group as a great resource.
Use these tips to keep yourself from becoming overcommitted, or worse, burned out.
How to use email effectively while avoiding common pitfalls that lead to miscommunication and misunderstanding.
Critics got you down? Using a diplomatic approach to handle difficult situations (and people) can often help get things back on a positive path.
A school newsletter is an effective way to communicate with parents; these six steps take you from start to finish.
The social media site is an ideal place to post meeting reminders and announcements. But it can help your parent group in a variety of other ways, too.
Make the most of your smartphone with these free apps that will help your parent group communicate, plan, and share.
12 casual comments that discourage involvement, 12 positive alternatives that build it.
Gathering feedback from parents and teachers can make your programs more successful. These tips will help you create a survey and evaluate the results.
Never created a website before? No problem! We'll walk you through the process, from getting a domain name to promoting and maintaining the site.