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Karen Bantuveris

Passionate about improving parent participation at school and fueled by my own frustration with reply-all email and difficulty getting on the schedule to help in my daughter's kindergarten class, I founded VolunteerSpot.com in 2009. Frequent speaker on the topics of Boosting Parent Participation in Schools and Using Social Media for Social Good. Recent speaking engagements include National and State PTA conferences, SXSW Interactive, and Parenting Magazine's Mom Congress.

About VolunteerSpot
With more than 3.5 million users and growing, VolunteerSpot is proud to save teachers and parent leaders hundreds of hours by simplifying the task of signing up, scheduling, and reminding parents - reducing your busy work and leaving you more time to focus on what's important. Use VolunteerSpot to coordinate parent-teacher conferences, classroom helpers, special events, fundraisers, trips, tournaments, parties, proctors, potlucks and more!
Please take a tour at http://www.VolunteerSpot.com

Areas of Interest: 
Parent-teacher communication,
parent-teacher conferences,
parent involvement,
parent engagement

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