In the Winter 2020 issue
20 Ways To Go Green
How to be more green, both at school and in your PTO.
501(c)(3) Basics for School Parent Groups
Does your head spin thinking about the IRS and tax-exemption? Our free webinar covers the whats, whys, and hows and answers a ton of frequently asked questions.
PTO Leaders Cheat Sheet
Real leaders’ questions about parent involvement, bylaws, and more, with the advice, information, and tools you need.
How To Make a Balloon Arch
A balloon arch makes a great decoration for graduation or a finish line for an upcoming fun run. While it’ll take some time and effort, we have tips from leaders who’ve built their own that’ll make your process easier.
How To Book a Guest Speaker for Your Next School Program
Thinking of bringing in a speaker or enrichment program for your next school assembly? Start by asking a potential guest speaker these questions.
Why Do You PTO?
It's not always easy, but it's worth it!
How-To Articles and Resources
Step-by-step instructions and tips on tons of PTO topics and activities, including fundraisers, budgets and bylaws, playgrounds, and more.
How PTOs Are Making Schools Green
PTOs and PTAs are increasingly playing a key role in school efforts related to recycling, composting, and reducing energy use.
24 Awesome Ways To Encourage Being Kind
Adapt some of these inspiring ideas to encourage and model kindness in your school community.
Valentine's Day Love Notes
Students can write Valentine’s Day “I love...” notes to their teacher for a sweet gift. Prints eight tags per sheet and includes space to type in a teacher’s name.
Icebreaker Bingo Sheets
For a cute and fun way to get to know your fellow volunteers better, print these "human bingo" sheets (10 versions available) and ask them to sign their names in the boxes that describe them.
How PTOs Are Going Green
There are many ways to make your group more environmentally conscious. It starts with a critical review of day-to-day operations.
Icebreakers for PTO Meetings
Keep the conversation flowing at your meetings with this printable sheet of eight icebreaker questions (and tags for writing in your own).
7 Ideas for Celebrating Leap Day
2020 is a Leap Year! Celebrate that extra day in February with some of these fun and educational activities.
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