It’s not just what you say, it’s the method you use to say it. Use these tips to maximize your messages.
Eight top ways to promote your group effectively within your school community, plus actionable steps for each one.
Resources to take the guesswork out of how to get your messages out to parents.
Share this form with parents to collect email addresses (and get permission to send updates).
Messaging services can make it easier to stay in touch with board members and families.
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.
Get more publicity for your next event with these simple steps for contacting the media.
Scripts, flyers, word clouds, and other free downloads to help you spread the word about your parent group.
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.
How to make the most of flyers for your PTO’s events and other activities, plus video tips for creating your own flyers.
A school newsletter is an effective way to communicate with parents; these six steps take you from start to finish.
Building good working relationships with school staff takes open communication and mutual respect.
A good handbook can be invaluable to new parents and presents your group as a great resource.
Use our free Facebook graphics and simple tips to start building a bigger Facebook community.
How to use email effectively while avoiding common pitfalls that lead to miscommunication and misunderstanding.
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.
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.
Critics got you down? Using a diplomatic approach to handle difficult situations (and people) can often help get things back on a positive path.