PTO and PTA Election Guide
Answers to some of the most-asked questions about parent group elections.
Election Season Tips To Ease Officer Transition
Steps to take now to ensure that the transition to a new board goes smoothly.
Election Ballot Template
This editable parent group election ballot template prints two ballots per page for group president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.
Officer Transition: Planning Ahead
Prepare new officers for success by making sure they have the information and training they need.
5 Tips for Your Upcoming PTO or PTA Election
Holding an election soon? Here are some important points to consider.
Online Voting Tips for PTOs and PTAs
Making your officer elections virtual can help keep business moving along even if you can’t meet in person. (And yes, it's legal!)
New Leader? No Problem
All the know-how you need to be an effective and successful parent group leader, including tips for managing difficult people.
When No One Steps Up To Lead
Tips for finding new leaders, even if folks aren’t stepping up.
Find the Right Person for the Job
Matching an open leadership position with the right person just got a little easier; check out these key roles and the talents and skills they call for.
How To Retire Gracefully
The way in which officers move on from their leadership roles can affect the group even after they're gone. Make your transition a positive one.
8 Tips for Passing the Gavel
Putting new board members in charge can go smoothly; avoid transition trauma with these lessons from people who have been there.
You're Elected! Now What?
An overview of what lies ahead for first-time board members, and tips for getting off to a strong start.
Just Elected Articles and Tools
Are you a newly elected PTO or PTA officer? Check out these resources for help in taking on your new role.
Help Prepare New Officers for Success
With good planning and communication, you can help ensure a quick and easy leadership transition.
6 Tips for Officer Transition Planning
Take these steps to ensure a smooth road ahead for incoming officers.
Build a Strong Executive Board
Working to create a cohesive board now can pay off in long-term success for your parent group.
PTO President’s Planning Checklist
Breaking your work into manageable chunks can help you have a successful year. Our checklist of tasks can make it easier.