What's the Difference Between PTA and PTO?
While organizational structure distinguishes PTO and PTA groups, the commitment of their leaders is the same: to support and improve their school communities.
How To Incorporate a School PTO
Don’t be intimidated by the process of incorporation! We cover the benefits, information you should know before you start, and the three key steps to follow.
PTO vs. PTA FAQs
Answers to some basic questions about PTOs and PTAs, including how to get started organizing your group.
Switching From PTA to PTO
Key steps if your group is planning to change from a PTA to an independent PTO.
PTO vs. PTA: Differences at a Glance
Dues, insurance, nonprofit status, and more—get the scoop on how PTAs and independent PTOs handle these areas.
Resources for Starting a PTO
Are you ready to start an independent parent group at your school? Here’s what you need to know.
PTO Startup Toolkit
Our comprehensive guide walks you through all the essential steps to make your group a successful independent entity.
Articles and tools for understanding your PTO bylaws and becoming a nonprofit group with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.