Before I sign up I'd like to know...

Things you'd like to know before you join PTAsocial

Is PTAsocial only for PTAs? What about PTFAs or Friends Associations?
PTAsocial is aimed at all sorts of parent and teacher organisations, home school associations, Friends Associations, PTAs, PTFAs and any group of parents, c...
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017 at 5:29 PM
Will our events and news be visible to anyone on the internet?
No, PTAsocial offers a secure private social network so only approved registered users will have access to the community events and news. This provides reas...
Sat, 7 Jun, 2014 at 5:26 PM
Do you need a smartphone to use PTAsocial?
No, you can access the PTAsocial web app from any internet browser, e.g. on your desktop computer. PTAsocial is designed in a responsive way, so it will loo...
Thu, 5 Feb, 2015 at 11:11 AM
How do we know whether people will use it? Many parents are nervous about using technology.
We know that an app isn’t always the answer to everything! However we have designed the app to be intuitive and simple, to the point that the next best alte...
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015 at 2:29 PM
If we still use traditional methods, won't this just be extra work for us as well as using paper rotas?
We’ve made it really easy to print out the latest event attendee list, or list of volunteers helping out with tasks. You can easily check paper rotas if nec...
Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 at 9:44 PM
How will PTAsocial make things better for our parents?
The majority of parents in most schools are either unable or unwilling to attend PTA meetings, but that does not mean that they are uninterested in helping....
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015 at 2:32 PM
If we sign up for the free version, do we have to upgrade and pay at some point?
The free version is free forever but may contain email banner adverts (relevant for an audience of school parents). There is also a limit of 3 published upc...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 5:29 PM
Will we have to download a new version to use new features?
No, you will automatically access the latest version of PTAsocial on your browser the next time you access or refresh your web page.
Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 at 9:54 PM
How will PTAsocial make things better for our committee?
PTAsocial offers a genuinely useful way to share information about events and PTA news with parents and teachers. It highlights the work of the committee in...
Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 at 9:44 PM
Do we have to download the app? Which phones or desktops does it work on?
PTAsocial is a web app, so it does not need to be downloaded - just access it as a web page in your mobile phone's browser. If you have been ...
Sun, 9 Oct, 2016 at 11:27 AM