We hear that from parent group leaders all the time! That’s why we’re excited to let you know about some changes to our site that will give you the tools and information you need to do your job more efficiently! Not only that, you'll also feel more connected to other leaders.

Later this week we’ll be going live with some pretty cool community sections on our site:

My PTO Today will allow you to designate what content is most relevant to you and then track all the articles, message board threads, and blog posts that relate to your interests. Very cool feature for busy leaders.

Community will help you connect with other leaders who share the same roles, interests, and issues.

Ask a Question will let you ask a quick question within specific categories and get concrete advice from PTO Today experts, or community members.

Our message boards will still be your place to have conversations, express opinions, and bounce ideas off of other leaders --  but you’ll see a new look and feel, and some added functionality. Think you'll like the new ways to connect and identify with your peers.

What you need to know about the upcoming changes:

- The existing message boards will be down between approximately 9 and 10 pm EST on Thursday night. All of your past conversations, user and login information will be carried over.  Note that when the boards come back up  at @ 10 pm, your profile will be turned off.  On Friday morning  it will be back on and you will have the ability to edit your profile so you can participate in the PTO Today Community on a site-wide basis.  Posting anonymously will still be an option.

-Note to night owls: from 1am to 6am EST on Friday night there may be an interruption of service, but ideally we are aiming to make this upgrade as seamless as possible.

- You’ll see in the top navigation bar that our new sections: Message Boards, Ask a Question, and My PTO Today all have the word “Beta” on the tabs. For those of you not familiar with this term, here’s the scoop:
Beta level features are between 60% and 70% complete, generally include all features, but may also include known issues and bugs of a less serious variety. So we’ll be very busy working on enhancements in the weeks to come.

Your feedback is very important. There will be a new section in the message boards called: Comments, Questions and Feedback on the New PTO Today Community. You can also email me directly with your questions and feedback at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Look forward to seeing you around the community! My username is Lisa @ PTO Today – be sure to friend me when you update or create your user profile.