Washoe Country School District
District Policies & Regulations for Parent Organizations:
Websites with Useful Information & Resources:
National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) - the largest child volunteer advocacy association in the nation. Lots of resources for existing units and information on how to start your own unit.
Nevada Parent Teacher Association (PTA) - the state's PTA organization. Information on local events, resources, and contact information for region directors and the Board of Managers.
PTO Today - resources for parent teacher organizations.
Board Source - information for parent organizations that have incorporated and hold a 501c3 status.
English - Word
English - pdf
Robert's Rules of Order will help your organization to have a common set of procedures for meetings. Below is some basic information regarding Robert's Rules:
Robert's Rules of Order - for beginners
10 Things you Should Know about Robert's Rules of Order
Information regarding how to obtain non-profit status:
IRS - frequently asked questions regarding tax-exempt status
IRS forms for 501c3 non-profit status:
Guidance for Application
Nevada Secretary of State - download forms necessary for your organization if you are going to incorporate to gain non-profit status.
State Attorney General's Office - Guide for Non-Profits - if your parent organization has obtained non-profit status, make sure that you are in compliance with the laws that govern non-profit organizations.