PTO Today Magazine Winter 2021

In the Winter 2021 issue

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Videoconferencing Tips for Your Virtual PTO Meeting

Meeting online to keep PTO business going during prolonged school closures? Try these tips to keep your virtual meetings going smoothly.

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PTO Today Article

The Parent Group Budgeting Process When Times Aren’t Normal

How to make a budget even when you have a lot of questions about what happens next.

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PTO Today Article

Organize Your PTO Work

Parent group leaders share their favorite organization tips for order and efficiency.

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Smart Money Tips

Money-Saving Tips for PTO and PTA Leaders

Smart tips from leaders on how they make their hard-earned cash stretch further.

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School Fundraising

13 Awesome Fundraising Ideas To Do During the Pandemic

Flamingo flocking? Mascot kits? Check out the top 13 fundraisers real PTO and PTA groups have found success with during the pandemic.

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Polish Your Delegation Skills

Doing it all yourself leads to burnout—and isn't good for your parent group, either.

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PTO Today Article

Quiz: How Would Your Group Spend $500?

Take our PTO personality quiz to learn more.

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Free Internet Safety Event
Build Digital Citizenship With a Family Tech Talk Night

TikTok trend encourages destroying school property

The alarming "Devious Licks" TikTok trend challenges students to steal or vandalize items from school. Help inform parents about what kids are doing online through our free educational event.

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Free Printable

Valentine's Day Love Notes

Ask students to write notes about their teacher on the back; adults can collect the notes and put them in in a pretty jar or box. Each sheet has eight tags, plus space to type in a teacher's name.

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PTO Record-Retention Rules

This checklist is based on IRS rules and includes guidelines for how long to keep some of the most common types of PTO and PTA paperwork.

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PTO Today magazine is loaded with informative articles, helpful advice, and creative ideas for your group. It’s published 4 times a year, and every K-8 public school automatically receives one free subscription addressed to the parent group president. To make sure your PTO or PTA receives its copy, update your officer info or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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