PTO Resources

Resources for Families and Teachers

Studies have proven that when you are involved in your child's education, your child achieves more. You can help your child succeed by providing a home that encourages learning and supports your child's physical, mental, and emotional development.

Use these parent resources to help your child achieve success in school:

Helping Your Child

Reading Incentive Chart

Better Grades—You Can Help!

25 Ways You Can Make a Difference

Helping parents help their kids make the most of their school year. Lots of expert insight, information, and resources to help parents set up their 5- to 14-year-olds.  Learn more >>
An in-depth and interactive resource, offers practical, hands-on advice, real-world examples, lively contributions from practitioners, and invaluable tips and tools.  Learn more >>

PTO Today
PTO Today Inc. promotes and enables practical and meaningful parent involvement at school. Learn more >>

Reading Is Fundamental
Develops and delivers child and family literacy programs to prepare young children for reading and motivate older children to read. Learn more >>
Offers expert advice, resource directory, and articles for parents of preschool through grade 12 children. Learn more >>

Family Education
Parenting information with educational printables, games, activities for kids, child development tools, parenting ideas & advice, learning disabilities information and more.  Learn more >>

Western New York Family Magazine
Read this WNY family magazine online for parenting advice, local family-friendly events, and loads of extra-curricular activities and resources.  Learn more >>

National Center for Learning Disabilities
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life. Learn more >>

ADDitude Magazine
ADDitude Magazine is a leading destination for families living with ADHD and learning disabilities. It provides clear, accurate, user-friendly information and advice from the leading experts and practitioners in mental health and learning.  Learn more >>

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
FREE makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from the federal government. This site lists more than 1,500 federally-supported teaching and learning resources from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.

PTO Organizations

National PTA
WNY Region PTA