National PTA Official Local PTA Leader Kit

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PTA Leaders

Incoming local PTA presidents and leaders can learn how to lead a board of directors, execute the PTA missions and purpose, and successfully run business of a local unit.


This guide shares best practices for budgeting, banking, and conducting a PTA audit, with specialized information on contracts, incorporation, insurance, and federal tax requirements.


This guide shares tips to increase unit membership, including tracking and retaining members, bolstering diversity and inclusiveness, and marketing PTA membership.


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.


This guide provides guidance on standards for PTA fundraising, including selecting activities, seeking corporate sponsorship, and understanding the legal implications of fundraising.


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.


This guide shares tips and best practices to effectively share messages with fellow PTA members, school staff and administrators, community members, and the media.