ptoffice-notebooks-blogLeadersPTOffice
November 28, 2019

How Notebooks Help Parent-Teacher Groups Track Progress

Notebooks help parent-teacher groups of all shapes and sizes document processes, events, and more to build upon what worked while avoiding what quite didn't. (more…)
How-To
November 21, 2019

Clean and Organize Backpacks, Desks, Lockers

Teaching your child how to maintain clean learning environments will set them up for success inside -- and outside -- of the classroom. (more…)
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November 14, 2019

Re-Organizing Study Areas for Improved Productivity (Infographic)

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November 7, 2019

5 Winter Fundraising Ideas

Winter fundraising can be a double-edged sword; you either have an influx of giving and excitement because of the season, or a lack of traction and buzz because everyone is so busy with their holiday planning. (more…)
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October 31, 2019

Charity: 7 Ways to Introduce Kids to Giving Back

Although we shouldn't need a season, natural disasters, or traumatic events to prompt our charity, there's never a better time than now to start a tradition that fosters humanity -- and humility -- with your children. (more…)
Seasonal
October 24, 2019

Conversation Starters for the Holiday Dinner Table

With holiday meals approaching, and families gathering for time around the table, planning how to incorporate conversation starters can be a positive experience. (more…)
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October 17, 2019

Help Kids with Homework (Infographic)

Homework routines are important. Even though we're halfway through the first semester, there's never a bad time to implement healthy study habits. (more…)
Seasonal
October 10, 2019

Last Minute Halloween Costume Planning

If you've waited until the week before Halloween to start planning your kids' costume, fear not. We outline the places (and some ideas!) for last-minute creations that are both cost-efficient and memorable. (more…)
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October 3, 2019

Selling Online To Boost Profits

Did you know that organizations selling online average a 30 percent increase in profits? But building a website, let alone online stores, can be a daunting task for your parent-teacher group if there's no one familiar with the intricacies of the process. (more…)
ptoffice-preserve-carved-pumpkinsHow-To
September 26, 2019

Preserve Carved Pumpkins

You've spent hours carefully carving and crafting your pumpkins, and now await the doom of their inevitable decay. But, it doesn't have to be this way. (more…)
Seasonal
September 19, 2019

5 Fall Fundraising Ideas

Just like that, Fall is upon us. The end of the year when everyone is searching inward and giving thanks; and searching outward for opportunities to share in giving. (more…)
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September 12, 2019

Get Sponsorships for Your Organization

A primary consideration for parent-teacher groups planning events and activities is how they’ll align the funding to make it a success. (more…)
How-To
September 5, 2019

Have a Better Relationship with the School Front Office

Opening With the school year beginning, it’s wise to get to know the people you’ll be interacting with this semester. (more…)
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August 15, 2019

3 Ways an Online Directory Keeps Members Engaged

By offering an online directory, you allow members to stay in touch and connected throughout the school year and holiday breaks. (more…)
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August 1, 2019

PTA & PTO: More Similarities Than Differences

Although fundamentally different from one another, a PTA & PTO share a common similarity of aiding their teachers and families, and in turn, contributing to the betterment of their communities. (more…)