In the Fall 2020 issue

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Free Planning Guide
School Holiday Shop Guide

Planning Your Holiday Shop? We Like To Call That "Getting Ahead"

Go, you! Get our free planning timeline, expert tips, Canva templates, and more.


How To Work With School Staff

Building good working relationships with school staff takes open communication and mutual respect.

PTO Today Article

7 Ways To Involve Students

Making students a part of your parent group’s work will help kids and adults alike.

PTO Today Article

Racial Equity in Your PTO or PTA: What Are You Doing?

Leaders and experts weigh in on involvement and communication strategies that can bring people together effectively.

Inspiration from leaders

How Parent Groups Are Addressing Racial Equity

As the country wrestles with issues around racism and racial equity, parent groups are taking positive steps toward inclusiveness.

PTO Today Article

Change a Bad Reputation With Parents

Tips to win over parents who have a poor impression of your PTO.

School Holiday Shops

Socially Distanced Holiday Shop Options

Concerns over COVID-19 don’t have to derail your plans for a school holiday shop this winter.

Inspiration from leaders

PTO Pandemic Playlist

A leader-inspired playlist of songs to keep you going, make you laugh, or help you through a tough moment.

Spread the Word

About Our PTO

Scripts, flyers, word clouds, and other free downloads to help you spread the word about your parent group.


Updated planning calendar, list of school recognition days

We've updated the calendar and school recognition days for the 2023-24 school year! Use it when planning family events, fundraisers, and celebrations. Download and share a copy with your PTO or PTA crew!

PTO Today Article

How To Run a School Readathon

Tips and tools for putting together a readathon or other educational fundraiser.


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