PTO Today offers two ways you can level up your parent group work, for free: in-person events and virtual education sessions.
Take the quiz to see what your strengths are as a leader and determine which skills could use some work.
All the know-how you need to be an effective and successful parent group leader, including tips for managing difficult people.
We asked and you told us—here’s what leaders say are the key ways to strengthen leadership skills.
Whiners, Know-It-Alls, and Steamrollers: Strategies to cope with even the most hard-to-take personalities.
Doing it all yourself leads to burnout—and isn't good for your parent group, either.
It can be challenging to find balance. But a little strategy, a little organization, and a lot of support from friends and family go a long way.
Information on getting organized, getting your group focused, communicating with parents, and more.
Learn how to recognize the signs of burnout in your volunteers, how to eliminate it, and how to keep it from happening again.
Learn from experts while you’re on the go or scrolling through social media.
How you lead the decisionmaking process can mean the difference between a harmonious outcome or an acrimonious fight.
Good leadership and effective management call for different skills. Depending on the situation, you'll need to decide which of those skills to employ.
You've done the work—do people know about it? Getting your group's name and message out to a wide audience, in the right way, is an essential part of success.
Some advance preparation and a few best practices will help your next presentation go smoothly despite any butterflies.
Minimize conflict with insight into how different personality styles work best.
Expert advice and practical tips on how to run a successful PTO or PTA, in a nine-part video keynote by Tim.
Key points for super-involved leaders who want to get parents on their side.
We asked our Facebook community what they wish they’d known before becoming a PTO leader. Here’s what they had to say.
When you need help and support, ask—you might be surprised at the network right in front of you.
Are you interested in being a leader? Before you take the plunge, ask yourself these questions.
Tips for finding new leaders, even if folks aren’t stepping up.
With good planning and communication, you can help ensure a quick and easy leadership transition.
Even if you have no experience, you can be an effective leader. Just play to your strengths.
Remembering to give yourself a break is essential to the long-term success of your group.
Quick tips for leadership success.