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Notes from the Backpack Podcast

Join PTA For Your Child

Grow Your PTA

These short, 15-minute training videos (with accompanying handouts) cover several topics to help you better manage membership while respecting your limited free time.

How to Build a Value Message in 5 Easy Steps

New! Check out this new micro-learning video series designed to help local PTAs craft a value message to different audiences. 

Building a Value Message in 5 Easy Steps
Messaging the Value of PTA to Parents and Caregivers

How to Host a Successful Hybrid Meeting or Event

Check out our two-part training designed to help local PTAs host hybrid meetings and events like speaker presentations and panel discussions.

Part 1: Technology

Part 2: Facilitation

Parte 1: La Tecnología

Parte 2: La Facilitación

Talking to Principals about PTA Value

Role and responsibilities PTA vs principal, what principals value about PTA, COVID-specific value, how to message and approach a principal and what a great partnership looks like.

Building a Virtual Membership Campaign

You don't need a building to PTA! Learn strategies to promote membership and communicate the value of PTA outside of the traditional school setting. Follow along with the handout and a sample communications plan to jump-start your local campaign.

Effective and Engaging Virtual Meetings

Don't miss these ideas to help engage and grow your membership by holding effective virtual meetings. Many of the tips provided also work for face-to-face meetings.

Beyond the Building: PTA the Virtual Way

Check out these additional ideas to virtually engage, empower and grow membership in a virtual world for the K- High School community.

Strategies for Grades K-6

Más Allá del Edificio: El Camino Virtual de PTA K-6

Strategies for Middle/High School
Más Allá del Edificio: El Camino Virtual de PTA en Escuelas Intermedias y Secundarias