Our new series of virtual educational sessions is kicking off on Sept. 29 with Parent Involvement 101! We’ll share expert advice and best practices during this free 1-hour session. Graduates will receive a certificate, downloadable guide, and free T-shirt*. Save your seat!
Step-by-step tips for getting a new parent group up and running at your school.
Articles and tools for understanding your PTO bylaws and becoming a nonprofit group with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
Real leaders’ questions about parent involvement, bylaws, and more, with the advice, information, and tools you need.
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.
Key steps if your group is planning to change from a PTA to an independent PTO.
Our comprehensive guide walks you through all the essential steps to make your group a successful independent entity.
Our guide to the legal terms related to 501(c)(3) status and incorporation for school PTOs and PTAs.
All the know-how you need to be an effective and successful parent group leader, including tips for managing difficult people.
What's the difference between PTO and PTA? Does it matter? Expert insight on this issue, including how-tos and FAQs on switching from PTA to PTO.
Tools, tips, and advice on creating a school PTO budget and managing finances from our experts and other parent group leaders.
Everything you need to know to get your group organized and running efficiently.
Logos for PTOs, PTCs, HSAs, PTSOs, PTCs, etc., each in several different colors and two designs. These logos have no school name attached, so they can be used by any group!
Everything you need to know and more about serving on your parent group's committees or executive board.
Expert advice and practical tips on how to run a successful PTO or PTA, in a nine-part video keynote by Tim.
Answers to frequently asked questions about your PTO’s tax-exempt status, 501(c)(3) rules, and other legal topics.
Follow this road map for how to create a successful PTO or PTA. We outline key steps to success, beyond the organizational basics.
What role should your PTO play? That answer will change as the needs of your school community change.
Strategic long-term planning can help your group reach its goals.
Think ahead for fall and get a jump-start on a productive year.
Talking clearly and intentionally about group goals can inspire your PTO and help make decisions to achieve them.