Parent Teacher Associations

Thanking Donors in Today’s World

By on Dec 27, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

If your organization is lucky enough to have donors it is crucial that you show your gratitude for their support. A proper thank you also encourages more donations in the future. Thanking donors in today’s world is a bit different than it was even five years ago due to the presence of social media. Not only is social media a powerful tool that can help your...

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Ring in the New Year by Preparing for Change with Your School Group

By on Dec 20, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

Even though the new year doesn’t mark the start of a new school year, it’s still a time when people set new goals and make resolutions. It’s a great time for school groups and committees to do a bit of cleaning up and organizing to prepare for a great second half of the school year. It’s also a time to start thinking about change in the coming...

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Ideas for a Successful Movie Night at School

By on Nov 23, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

School movie nights are fun for everyone. They create a great sense of community, and students really enjoy bringing their families to experience their school during non-school time. When you’re planning a movie night at school, there are many things to consider so your event can excite your students and bring local families together. Here are a few ideas to weigh...

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Fundraising ROI: How to Measure Success, Not Just According to the Books

By on Sep 20, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

While fundraisers are about making money, there can be other successes besides the bottom line. Here we look at all of the other accomplishments that go along with fundraising; the success that you might not see in your accounting books. Oftentimes, it can be these other victories that are just as important, or even more so, than the dollars and cents that...

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RAOK: How to Commit to one Random Act of Kindness this Week

By on Sep 6, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

We could all use a little more kindness in our lives. One way of achieving that is to commit one random act of kindness this week. An act of kindness doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, it can be as simple as reaching out to someone just to brighten their day. A few of our favorite random acts of kindness are: Pay Kindess Forward: The next time you are picking up a...

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Filling the Volunteer Void: How to Manage Your Group When Help is Short

By on Aug 23, 2018 in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

You might have a great group of volunteers only to find out that when you really need them, they do not heed the call. You are then stuck with the daunting task of manning an event or program without enough help, maybe even by yourself. How do you manage a volunteer group when you don’t have enough volunteers? Unfortunately, this scenario happens from time to time...

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