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Boosters to the Rescue!

Veteran band director David Vandewalker has been successfully empowering school parent organizations across the country for years. In Boosters to the Rescue! he offers practical tools to modernize your program into a 21st-century booster organization that can function as a successful small business and significantly support the school music and arts programs. In clear, concise language, Vandewalker lays out an action plan that includes how to:

• Learn to be articulate in sharing your vision
• Enlist an army of volunteers
• Develop project plans
• Define a composite list of duties, tasks, and responsibilities
• Communicate
• Determine personal strengths and personality traits
• Create a business plan model
• Make project notebooks
• Provide support, encouragement, and praise

Boosters to the Rescue! goes beyond ideas and plans with online links to ready-to-use Word, Excel, and PDF files that are easy to customize and print. These reproducible tools will save you time, and enable and empower you to build an amazing team of people dedicated to musical excellence!

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strategic plans for a successful booster club

Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club is the companion resource to Boosters to the Rescue! which provides ready-to-use Word, Excel, and PDF files to help booster clubs set and achieve a long-term vision for their organization. Strategic Plans includes project-planning guides for three diverse sizes of booster clubs: Developing, Growing, and Maximizing. Strategic Plans offers a wealth of ideas, forms, organizational charts, and branding tools in four concise sections.

Ready, Set, and Go!- introduces the strategic planning process and explains how to get down to business. Rally the Troops provides practical advice on how to organize, manage, and empower people. Roll It Out delves into the details of creating a business plan blueprint and a project-planning guide. And Rock It Out includes ways to build effective teams, with dozens of branding and advertising designs ready for you to download, edit, customize, and print.

Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club is an invaluable resource for every music leader who wants to create a community of support around the important task of educating young musicians. These reproducible tools will save you time, and enable and empower you in developing your own successful booster club.