A two-minute video summary of the ways your involvement at school can make a difference.
How to help parents transition from volunteers to leaders.
See how your group's attitudes and practices for building parent involvement measure up.
Tips to win over parents who have a poor impression of your PTO.
Why parent involvement matters—and how your group can make it a priority.
You can get dads connected and volunteering. It just takes a concerted effort and a different approach than you use for moms.
Getting more parents to participate is as easy as A, B, C when you follow this list of best practices.
This comprehensive guide offers time-tested strategies for connecting with all types of parents at your school and walking them up the Involvement Ladder.
From using social media to simply asking for help, here are easy yet effective ways of getting more parents to pitch in.
Hundreds of research studies show that when parents get involved, children do better in school. We sum up the details that every parent should know—and you should tell them.
Make involvement your top priority and every challenge your group faces will get a whole lot easier.
Scratch "not enough volunteers" off your list of stressors. Our 2 Hour Power school volunteer recruitment program has all the steps and tools you need to build your base—2 hours at a time.
Try our No-Excuses Response Guide when "I'd love to, but..." is the answer you get from potential volunteers.
Creating a sense of unity benefits students, teachers, and families.
Making students a part of your parent group’s work will help kids and adults alike.
Detailed forms for parents to fill out, marking the programs and committees for which they would like to volunteer. Some also available in Spanish.