Your parent volunteers have juggled a lot this year. From cozy socks to meal deliveries and more, we share ideas so you can thank them while staying safe.
From cat memes to TikTok, what are kids up to online? Sign up to have an Internet safety expert run this FREE virtual event for your school's parents.
Making your officer elections virtual can help keep business moving along even if you can’t meet in person. (And yes, it's legal!)
Being a class parent this fall looks a little different, but there are still many worthwhile volunteer opportunities within the role. Check our sister site TeacherLists.com for ideas.
Flamingo flocking? Mascot kits? Check out the top 13 fundraisers real PTO and PTA groups have found success with during the pandemic.
How to make a budget even when you have a lot of questions about what happens next.
Our free guide walks you through moving forward with your parent group, even from a distance: Plan safe events and fundraisers, learn ways that volunteers can help even if they can’t get into schools, and much more.
When times are tough for everyone, your parent group can play a key role in helping support the school community.
We're committed to helping your group succeed during these times. Check out our free guides on fun runs, holiday shops, playgrounds, and more—many adapted to help you plan safe or virtual fundraisers.
Got some downtime with the kids? Here are 10 family-approved STEM activities to try, many using common household items.
A leader-inspired playlist of songs to keep you going, make you laugh, or help you through a tough moment.
Ideas from leaders for distanced welcome back nights that will inspire your school community.
How groups across the country are adjusting their PTO activities to current circumstances—and how you can, too.
Emergency school closings have upended school parent groups’ plans, but PTOs and PTAs are responding with creativity and compassion.
A look at how giving teachers the love they deserve has spread well beyond parent groups during this spring's school closures.
Half-used glue sticks and scrap paper will only get you so far in your at-home classrooms. Check out these supply lists by grade range from our sister site, TeacherLists.
Meeting online to keep PTO business going during prolonged school closures? Try these tips to keep your virtual meetings going smoothly.
Struggling to continue school parent group business during the prolonged coronavirus school closures? You’re not alone—and we get it. Try our tips to avoid burnout and keep it together.
Big, in-person theme lunches are out. To-go meals and digital messages are in. Creative ways to thank teachers and staff this spring and all year long.
Free science experiments, printables, media subscriptions, and exercise ideas—check out these fun indoor activities to supplement distance learning or to help entertain kids over Thanksgiving break.
Checking off to dos can sometimes help reduce stress. Scroll through this list for some PTO tasks you might be able to take care of from home.
In these times, staying connected is key. Join our PTO and PTA Leaders & Volunteers Facebook group and instantly chat, share, and connect with leaders like you.
If you haven't livestreamed your meetings, now's the time. Get our Facebook Live tips so you can broadcast events and meetings from home.
Help your school community deal with cold and flu season—and the spread COVID-19—with these practical tips.
With kids online more now than ever, your group can share this helpful list of need-to-know Internet slang terms with parents.
Try these community-building ideas like planning a service project and helping local businesses.
PTOs and PTAs often want to take action after a hurricane or other major event affects schools in other parts of the country.
Having up-to-date bylaws on the books helps protect the long-term integrity of the group from the unpredictability of the future.
Chances are your spring fundraiser's been canceled. Try these ideas to help bridge the gaps.