You’ve used National PTA’s resources to plan out your membership campaign. You’ve got your elevator pitch down cold and can tell someone why it’s important to join your PTA in under a minute. You know that the main reason people don’t join PTA is that they aren’t asked to join. You’re as ready to recruit … Continue reading Make Membership Easy
When you are elected PTA secretary, you know your primary job is to keep the minutes at PTA meetings. But the role of the secretary goes beyond the minutes. About Those Minutes The PTA secretary keeps the minutes not only for the general membership meetings, but also for the meetings of the executive committee (officers) … Continue reading PTA Secretary: Beyond the Minutes￼
PTA leaders have long known that the reason most people do not join PTA is because they were never asked to join. While your PTA does great things in your school and community, talking about what your PTA has accomplished and inviting others to join you can be difficult. National PTA has created a set … Continue reading You Belong in PTA
Vice presidents don’t get a lot of respect (see US Vice President John Nance Garner’s infamous quote that the position was “not worth a bucket of warm spit”). If you are a newly-elected PTA vice president, you may be wondering what exactly it is you’re supposed to do. The answer depends on your PTA president. … Continue reading What the Heck Does a PTA Vice President Do?