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National PTA Official Back-to-School Kit

The National PTA Official Back to School Kit is digital!   The easy-to-use quick reference guides will help PTA leaders implement all the important strategies and functions of their PTA.  This kit contains resources and leadership tools and is designed to assist your executive team in meeting critical benchmarks and goals to ensure each student’s success this year.   Click here for the National PTA website.

Each guide below can be downloaded and printed for your review directly from the National PTA website!

PTA President:
This guide provides guidance to incoming local PTA presidents, including how to lead a board of directors, execute the PTA missions and purpose, and successfully run business of a local unit.
Finance:
This guide shares best practices for budgeting, banking, and conducting a PTA audit, with specialized information on contracts, incorporation, insurance, and federal tax requirements.           
Membership:
This guide shares tips to increase unit membership, including tracking and retaining members, bolstering diversity and inclusiveness, and marketing PTA membership. 
Advocacy:
This guide shares tips and best practices to be an effective advocate for every child – by educating communities and advocating on all levels of government the PTA way.
Programs:
PTA programs bring families together with school staff in a way that builds relationships     and supports student success, while enriching children's education and overall well-being.
Fundraising:
This guide provides guidance on standards for PTA fundraising, including selecting    activities, seeking corporate sponsorship, and understanding the legal implications of fundraising.
Communications:
This guide shares tips and best practices to effectively share messages with fellow PTA members, school staff and administrators, community members, and the media.