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Year in Review PTO and PTA Graphic (Canva Template)

A "year in review" graphic is a great visual that shows parents how much your group raised over the course of the year and how funds were (or will be) used.

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PTO President Checklist

Breaking your work as PTO President into manageable chunks can help you have a successful year. This checklist of tasks will make it easier to accomplish!

Free Calendar

Fun National Holidays and Special Days to Celebrate

From Teacher Appreciation Week to National Rice Krispie Treat Day, here's the ultimate list of special days to celebrate during the 2024-2025 school year.

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Organize Your PTO Work

Parent group leaders share their favorite organization tips for order and efficiency.

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Marketing Must-Dos for PTOs and PTAs

Marketing Must-Dos for PTOs and PTAs

Eight top ways to promote your group effectively within your school community, plus actionable steps for each one.

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How To Set and Reach Group Goals

How you go about setting objectives—and how you communicate them once they're set—plays a key role in your chances for success.

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9 Stress-Busting Organization Tips

A little planning and organization now will help you breathe easy the whole year through.

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Procedures Book: Your PTO's Instruction Manual

Helpful information and resources to create policies and procedures books for your leaders.

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Creating a Long-Term Plan

Strategic long-term planning can help your group reach its goals.


Rules for Keeping PTO and PTA Records

Guidelines for how long you should keep bank statements, meeting minutes, and more.

Elections, Virtual Meetings, and More

FAQs: Adapting Your PTO to a New Normal

How groups across the country are adjusting their PTO activities to current circumstances—and how you can, too.

Help for Your Group

What Your Group Should Be Thinking About (and Planning) Right Now

Don't miss a beat. Get ahead now with these actionable tips, resources, and tools.

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Reduce Your PTO Stress

Checking off to dos can sometimes help reduce stress. Scroll through this list for some PTO tasks you might be able to take care of from home.

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Create a Mission Statement

Talking clearly and intentionally about group goals can inspire your PTO and help make decisions to achieve them.


PTO Meetings Resources List

What are the best ways to plan and run PTO meetings? We’ve made it easy by compiling this list with links to our best articles and downloadables.

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Event Planning for PTOs: Five Steps

How to produce a big event without forgetting the little details.

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PTO Today Plus: Free Custom Flyer Service

Free customizable flyers just for your group—just another reason to join PTO Today Plus, our premier parent group community!


A Year of Great Ideas

Our parent involvement calendar is full of fun ideas and tips for every month of the school year. Use it to help you plan, or follow it event for event!

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Get Your PTO Up and Running

Follow this road map for how to create a successful PTO or PTA. We outline key steps to success, beyond the organizational basics.

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Create an Effective Parent Handbook

A good handbook can be invaluable to new parents and presents your group as a great resource.

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Make Planning a Priority Each Spring

Think ahead for fall and get a jump-start on a productive year.