In the March/April 2018 issue

PTO Today Article

29 Apps To Make Fundraising Easier

Communicate better and work more efficiently by making these mobile apps part of your fundraising plans.

PTO Today Article

PTO Fundraising Plan: Sample Timeline

Not sure where to start with your fundraiser planning? Our sample timeline balances large and small efforts throughout the year.

PTO Today Article

PTO Today Spending Survey 2017: Great Expectations

School parent groups feel the need to step up support, our 2017 survey finds. How does your group compare?


10 Simple Spring Events

The weather will be getting warmer soon, and we have ideas to help you plan some fun ways your school community can enjoy spring and the great outdoors.

PTO Today Article

Mini-Olympics Event Challenges Kids' Bodies and Minds

Schoolwide Olympics focuses on learning, leadership, and teamwork.

Family Movie Night

26 Ways for Your PTO To Rock a Star Wars Family Night 

Host an out-of-this-world movie night that families will love.


19 Ways To Use School Spiritwear

From raising money to boosting your parent group’s profile, school logo clothing can make good things happen.

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Academics & Enrichment

12 Ideas To Get Your School Reading

Make reading more fun and less work with these ideas for promoting and encouraging literacy.


Which School Fundraiser Is Right for Your PTO?

Consider a few key questions, then check out our chart to determine what kind of fundraiser will best meet your current needs.

Family Fun

18 Favorite Field Day Games

Popular field day games and activities that you can use at a school-based activity or at home during social distancing.

PTO Today Article

10 Tips for Booking Food Trucks

Points to consider if you're thinking of using a food truck at a PTO or PTA event.