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Save the Date/Upcoming Events Flyer (Canva template)

Save the Date/Upcoming Events Flyer (Canva template)

List out the upcoming year of planned events to snag space on families' calendars right away! Add your group's website URL and logo, and revise the example text with your events and dates. This template link creates a copy in your own Canva account so you can edit as needed.
Downloads: 1122 Hot!
Year-End Survey Template - Google Forms

Year-End Survey Template - Google Forms

At the end of the school year, use this survey to get feedback from parents and guardians on what worked, what didn't, what programs they would want to participate in, and more. Completely customizable in Google Forms!
Downloads: 1783 Hot!
Volunteer Interest Survey Template - Google Forms

Volunteer Interest Survey Template - Google Forms

This detailed interest survey for potential volunteers is set up as a Google Forms template. Copy the file to your PTO Google Drive, then add or edit the questions as needed! It's prepopulated with space for two or more guardians, volunteer opportunities (general school tasks, special events, enrichment, fundraising, communications), and time and talents (carpentry, foreign language, cooking, speaking/presenting, equipment to loan).
Downloads: 1892 Hot!
Social Media Content Calendar Template for PTOs and PTAs

Social Media Content Calendar Template for PTOs and PTAs

PTOs and PTAs can use this Excel calendar template to plan their monthly social media postings. The template is prefilled with ideas for your back-to-school social posts. 

Downloads: 3060 Hot!
Back-to-School PTO Video (Customizable Template)

Back-to-School PTO Video (Customizable Template)

Create an awesome video to use at your back-to-school or open house night -- it's easy! The customizable template is set up in PowerPoint; choose the slides you want to use, fill in your group's information, then export it as a video file. Watch the video tutorial for step-by-step instructions.
Downloads: 3319 Hot!
Parent Handout: Promoting Fundraisers on Social Media

Parent Handout: Promoting Fundraisers on Social Media

Send home this handout along with details about your school or parent group fundraiser. The tips will help parents make posts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter that draw more attention.

Downloads: 884
Sample Messages for Talking About Your Parent Group

Sample Messages for Talking About Your Parent Group

Share these messages about parent involvement in emails, newsletters, social posts, and bulletin boards. Use them individually, or combine a few for a longer message.

Downloads: 6702 Hot!
“How We Support Our School” Template—Activities and Events

“How We Support Our School” Template—Activities and Events

Customizable flyer to fill in with your events, activities, etc., for a visual representation of the many ways your group helps support your school. (Note: Flyer will print more colorfully than it appears on-screen after download.)

Downloads: 8308 Hot!
“How We Support Our School” Template—Fundraising

“How We Support Our School” Template—Fundraising

Customizable sheet to fill in with your fundraising information as a visual representation that lets your school community know where its hard-earned funds are going (and all the good they're doing). (Note: Flyer will print more colorfully than it appears on-screen after download.)

Downloads: 9828 Hot!
32 Community Service Project Ideas

32 Community Service Project Ideas

Mega list of service projects has ideas for groups of all sizes and experience levels to use or adapt.

Downloads: 2832 Hot!
School Supply Drive flyer

School Supply Drive flyer

Editable flyer to use for promoting a school supply drive by your group or school.

Downloads: 2898 Hot!
Parent Punch Card for Attending Events

Parent Punch Card for Attending Events

Customize this “PTO Parent Punch Card” with your group’s key events for the year to encourage attendance. Distribute to parents in your welcome packet and encourage them to bring it to events. For every event they attend, give them a punch (or stamp). If they’ve “punched” all events by the end of the year, they’ll be entered to win a prize. You could even make significant events worth two punches!
Downloads: 15634 Hot!

"Save the Date" Graphic

Use this colorful "Save the Date" graphic on a poster board or trifold board to advertise upcoming activities to parents and community members attending an event. A clip art version is also available in the Event Logos clip art section and can be scaled down to add at the top of electronic versions of flyers and more.
Downloads: 1376 Hot!

"Coming Up Next" Graphic

Use this colorful "Coming Up Next" graphic on a poster board or trifold board to advertise your upcoming activities to families and community members attending an event. A clip art version is also available in the Event Logos clip art section and can be scaled down to add at the top of your electronic versions of flyers and more.
Downloads: 1861 Hot!
Parent Group Letterhead Template

Parent Group Letterhead Template

A blank slate for use by any committee or board member to communicate with parents or people outside the school; double-click the header area to update the logo, name, and contact info for your group.
Downloads: 2436 Hot!
Generic Parent Group Logo (Color)

Generic Parent Group Logo (Color)

Downloads: 939 Hot!
Generic Parent Group Logo (Black)

Generic Parent Group Logo (Black)

Downloads: 962 Hot!
Back-to-School Speech Script

Back-to-School Speech Script

Script of a sample speech for PTOs and PTAs to deliver at back-to-school time, such as at a school open house night or welcome event for families. Use it as a starting point and customize the text to work for your own community. Get more back-to-school speech tips and see the script in action.
Downloads: 21117 Hot!

"Our Parent Group" Word Cloud Poster

"Dedicated," "supportive," and "caring" are just a few of the ways PTOs and PTAs describe themselves! This word cloud was created based on a Facebook prompt where groups were asked to describe themselves in three words.
Downloads: 2369 Hot!

"You Belong Here" Selfie Prop

Promote your group and show potential volunteers your fun side with this selfie prop! File includes a male and female version; cut out the sign and attach to a stick, then pose for a selfie with one or two other members. Don't forget to post the photo in your social channels.
Downloads: 2396 Hot!

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