Vice President

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What Does a Vice President Do?

The vice president’s role is often the least understood, but the office provides a real opportunity for a motivated PTO leader.

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Parent Group Vice President Job Description

An outline of weekly and monthly tasks, characteristics of a good PTO or PTA vice president, and other job requirements.

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Video Series

6 Reality Checks for PTO and PTA Leaders

Key points for super-involved leaders who want to get parents on their side.

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Expert Guide

Leader's Toolkit

Information on getting organized, getting your group focused, communicating with parents, and more.

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PTO Today Article

Three Decisionmaking Methods

These processes for reaching a decision can help parent group leaders get past (or avoid) a stalemate.

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Use PTO Experience To Get a Job

The skills you develop as a parent leader and school volunteer can give you an edge when going back to work.

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Are You a Leader or a Manager?

Good leadership and effective management call for different skills. Depending on the situation, you'll need to decide which of those skills to employ.

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Public Speaking: Overcome the Jitters

Some advance preparation and a few best practices will help your next presentation go smoothly despite any butterflies.

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Rate Your Leadership Skills

Take the quiz to see what your strengths are as a leader and determine which skills could use some work.

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Chairing a Committee: The Basics

Get organized, get the information you need, find volunteers, and start your committee on a path to success.

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Balancing PTO and Personal Life

It can be challenging to find balance. But a little strategy, a little organization, and a lot of support from friends and family go a long way.

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Quiz: Rate Your Involvement IQ

See how your group's attitudes and practices for building parent involvement measure up.

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Build Support for New Ideas

When members resist change, reduce the chance of conflict with patience and understanding.

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Find Your Leadership Style

The best leaders recognize their natural tendencies and use that knowledge to respond appropriately in different situations.

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