Help parents at your school learn the risks kids face online
Being a kid in today’s digital world isn’t easy. As parents and caregivers, the best thing we can do is educate ourselves so that we can help our kids use the Internet safely—and your parent group can help!
Family Tech Talk is a free parent education event for schools, from PTO Today and global cybersecurity leader
Tips and advice for new PTO and PTA presidents.
All the know-how you need to be an effective and successful parent group leader, including tips for managing difficult people.
Breaking your work into manageable chunks can help you have a successful year. Our checklist of tasks can make it easier.
An outline of weekly and monthly tasks, characteristics of a good PTO or PTA president, and other job requirements.
What you should know about your group's finances, how to build a strong executive board, and tips for recruiting committee chairpeople.
Checklist of tasks for newly elected presidents to take care of before the end of the school year.
Get off to a fast start and keep the momentum going all year long with our list of essential dos and don'ts for leaders.
Take the quiz to see what your strengths are as a leader and determine which skills could use some work.
Learn from experts while you’re on the go or scrolling through social media.
Information on getting organized, getting your group focused, communicating with parents, and more.
Creating an organized and energized PTO board can help you have a great year. These tips will help you all get moving in the same direction.
To deal with criticism effectively, leave your emotions out of the conversation.
These processes for reaching a decision can help parent group leaders get past (or avoid) a stalemate.
Some advance preparation and a few best practices will help your next presentation go smoothly despite any butterflies.
Working to create a cohesive board now can pay off in long-term success for your parent group.
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.
Parent group presidents recall the worrying, the nerves, and the lessons learned from their first time wielding a gavel.
Robert's Rules do help you run an effective meeting. And you don't have to know a whole book's worth of details—just a few key concepts.
Doing it all yourself leads to burnout—and isn't good for your parent group, either.