The purpose of this tool kit is to give you the resources you need to be an effective, efficient music parent. In the following sections, you'll find modules covering specific areas of interest from advocacy to communication and fundraising to music facts, along with links to key websites for additional information.
Look here to find answers to your organizations challenges. Why reinvent the wheel? Check out what other programs are utilizing around the country. Adapt it to your specific needs. Cut your planning time in half!
Click the upload link in the side column to add your programs materials to the list of resources. The success of this tool depends on everyone sharing so please take a moment and upload a document that your group uses. The more documents that are uploaded the more files and ideas there are for everyone.
Tools to communicate the importance of music and the arts.
Specific information beyond advocacy for the parent of a beginning music student.
Meeting flyers, programs for concerts, newsletter templates, items for communication with families, publicizing your events
The latest articles and information surrounding the education reform movement you need to know.
Sample budgets, forms and documents for parent group treasurers to manage the group's money.
Gain ideas research companies and discover new fundraising opportunities and programs.
Browse our links directory to partners, other arts and advocacy sites and member websites.
Get the facts about the importance music and arts make in your child’s life.
Missed a past eNewsletter? An archive of past eNewsletters.
From running meetings, to filing for nonprofit status, find the documents to help get your parent group organized.
Music Technology and Information on website development, administration and data management.
If your organization travels, this section will provide valuable resources to make your trip as smooth as possible.
Surveys, recruitment, welcome brochures, and tools for strengthening involvement with your group.