In the August 2017 issue
Why parent involvement matters—and how your group can make it a priority.
If you haven't livestreamed your meetings, now's the time. Get our Facebook Live tips so you can broadcast events and meetings from home.
Many PTO leaders find it challenging to juggle competing roles; our practical advice from someone who’s been there can help.
Learning opportunities abound during a Massachusetts school's Crazy for Science week.
Parent involvement in middle school is different, but still important. Here's how to make the most of it.
Parents may not want more to do, but they do want to support their schools.
When it comes to thanking your volunteers, it's always worth the effort.
Great ideas for events that put the emphasis on both fun and learning.
A well-run volunteer program comes down to organization and communication.
Build enthusiasm for your silent auction by using one of these cool and unusual themes. And click around each graphic for fun details!
How to get donations for your school auction, plus top-sellers (and what to avoid!).
Detailed forms for parents to fill out, marking the programs and committees for which they would like to volunteer. Some also available in Spanish.
Free kits that make it easy to plan a great Family Movie Night, Family Tech Talk Night, Family Science Night, Family Arts & Crafts Night, or Family Reading Night.
When you need help and support, ask—you might be surprised at the network right in front of you.
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