Leadership

Transition and New Leaders

Term Limits in PTA
Last Updated: 02/08/2012
Building PTA Leaders
Tips on where to find potential PTA leaders, plus positive leader traits from various organizations
Last Updated: 08/22/2011
Tips for Presidents
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Top Qualities of a good PTA Leader
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Are You a Leader or a Manager?
How to view your leadership term in most effective way to move your unit ahead
Last Updated: 08/22/2011
What Every PTA President Should Know from the Beginning
Overview summary of key components - your team, ground rules, resources, duties
Last Updated: 08/22/2011
A Smooth Transition is Key to President Success
Make a big difference to your unit in the future with these few simple steps as you finish your term
Last Updated: 08/22/2011
Summer Activities for Presidents
What you need to be doing now to have a great year!
Last Updated: 08/22/2011

Running Your Unit

Glossary of PTA Terms
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Guidelines to the "3 to 1" Rule of Programs to Fundraising Activities
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Is Your PTA a Clique?
Warning signs to help you recognize if your unit is not as inclusive as you might believe.
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
PTA and Employer/Employee Disputes
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Unit Financial Red Flags
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Goal Setting..As Easy as 1, 2, 3
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Goal Setting Process
This worksheet takes you through the steps of brainstorming Goals, Objective, Action Plans/Activities, and a final Evaluation
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Goal Setting - Your 'GPS' to Success Checklist/Worksheet
Handy worksheet to use with your Executive Board to create your year's goals
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Goal Setting-Your 'GPS' to Success Presentation/Slides
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Delegation is Key to Growth
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Strong Presidents Delegate
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Savvy Communication Tools
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Effective Communication Skills
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Professional Governance Standards Brochure
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Records Retention Schedule
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
PTA and Labor Negotiations
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Checklist of a Healthy Unit
Last Updated: 08/17/2011

Meetings

Attracting & Retaining Meeting Attendees
Ideas on how to structure your association meetings to attract more attendees
Last Updated: 09/01/2011
Planning Effective Meetings
Tips for planning a good association, board or committee meeting
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Components of an Effective Meeting
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Sample PTA Agenda
Excellent template for creating your Association and/or Executive Board Meeting
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
8 Steps to a Motion/Motion Matrix
A "must read" for every President! This 'cheat sheet' should be taken to every meeting
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Tips for Presiding Over a Meeting
Hints and Tips you should read prior to before presiding over your first meeting as President!
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Evaluate Your Meetings Scorecard
10 Yes/No Questions to help you evaluate your meeting environment
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Tips & Hints for Presenters
Last Updated: 08/17/2011

Team Building and Volunteers

Elements of a Successful Team
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Team Building Ingredients
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Work Together, Plan Together
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Get the Best from Volunteers
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Value of Volunteers
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Code of Ethics
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Responsibilities of Group Members
Last Updated: 08/17/2011
Responsibilities of Executive Board Members
Last Updated: 08/17/2011