How You Can Help

How You Can Help

Whether you have a little time or a lot, there are so many ways to help the Barnum PTO:

Become a member

Attend the monthly meetings

Chair a committee

Volunteer to be a member of a committee or to help with a specific event

Attend PTO events

Support PTO fundraising events and initiatives, if you can

What Parents Should Know

Researchers have been studying the effects parent attitudes and actions have on their children’s academic success for more than 30 years. The results have been consistent. Anne Henderson and Nancy Berla summed it up in their book A New Generation of Evidence: The Family Is Critical to Student Achievement, which reviewed the existing research:

“When parents are involved in their children’s education at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school and the schools they go to are better.”

Get involved! We’d love your help.