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Building Your PTA Membership: Energize Your Fall Drive

Building Your PTA Membership: Energize Your Fall Drive

What is a PTA without its members? Whether you’re 3 or 30 members away from your fall goal, investing in your PTA membership drive can pay dividends. This episode will share tips we have gathered from other PTA leaders on how to structure your PTA to achieve your membership goals and some tried & effective ideas to get you the most members. 

 

This show is brought to you by K-12 Clothing. K-12 Clothing is a PTA-Dad created business focused on providing high-quality school apparel while increasing access to educational resources through fundraising in schools. Learn more at k12clothing.com

This show is made possible by support from SquadLocker.

 

Best Practices for Managing Your School or PTA Social Media Account

Best Practices for Managing Your School or PTA Social Media Account

Ever wonder how to cut through the noise on social media? We will talk about how schools, PTAs and PTOs can connect with their audience, create engaging content, and effectively manage their social media accounts. We will be joined by social media veteran, Matthew Desilet, and it may surprise you to hear who he suggests should run your social media accounts.

 

About our guest, Matthew Desilet, Marketing Director, SquadLocker

Matt Desilet is Marketing Director at SquadLocker, a company that provides online tools for teams, organizations, and schools to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing. After his first childhood nickname “Dez” stuck, he never went back. Matt is a growth and engagement strategist experienced in creating digital marketing campaigns, launching new products, and enabling sales + success teams. He is an experienced contributor, manager, and leader on agile marketing teams. Matt likes to focus on delivering data-driven results in a human-centered way. His first startup experience came in the form of gigging and recording with his band full-time. Having a seat on the startup rocket ship gives Matt the same vibe as watching his music take off and get into the hands of thousands of people. To slow things down, he enjoys building and tinkering with guitars at home. A proud Rochestarian, Matt supports the Buffalo Bills, Wegmans, and proper Buffalo chicken wings. Bleu cheese only, Ranch need-not apply. 

What the # is FERPA & What Do I Need to Know?

What the # is FERPA & What Do I Need to Know?

With millions more students relying on online tools for virtual education, we need to be extra diligent in maintaining students’ data privacy. As a PTA or PTO leader, you play a large role. Did you know that even the title of the photos the PTA posts on FB could be subject to data privacy laws? We’ll talk about this, and a brief overview on what  PTA and PTO leaders need to know about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) on this episode.

 

This show is brought to you by K-12 Clothing. K-12 Clothing is a PTA-Dad created business focused on providing high-quality school apparel while increasing access to educational resources through fundraising in schools. Learn more at k12clothing.com

This show is made possible by support from SquadLocker

 

 

Where to Start with Social Media for Your School, PTA or PTO

Where to start with social media for your school, PTA or PTO

Social media is a powerful tool but it can be overwhelming trying to figure out where your school or school group should start. Should you manage accounts on all major tools or just one? If just one, which one? And how do you get your community to engage? We’ll answer these, and other questions, in this social media 101 episode.

This show is brought to you by K-12 Clothing. K-12 Clothing is a PTA-Dad created business focused on providing high-quality school apparel while increasing access to educational resources through fundraising in schools. Learn more at k12clothing.com

This show is made possible by support from SquadLocker.

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