Urban and Rural webinars

Join with colleagues from districts similar to yours at one of PSBA’s Rural and Urban Forum webinars. These one-hour complimentary member webinars will delve into topics specific to your district’s geography and demographics.

Urban: May 31, 2017 • 12-1 p.m.

Learn how you can create a healthier climate in your school district. Register now for the free, hour-long Urban Forum webinar held May 31 at noon featuring Keith Hickman, director of continuing education at the International Institute for Restorative Practices. Get an introduction to restorative practices, an emerging social science that aims to positively influence human behavior and strengthen civil society by empowering leaders to emerge through pedagogy, practice, and problem-solving. Notable impacts include increased safety through reductions in misbehavior, student suspensions, expulsions, and bullying; and enhanced social and emotional learning environments for students and staff, and better engagement with parents. Take a step toward positive change in your district!

Registration & Cost:The Urban webinar is available at no cost to members.  Register online here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6123086076407286273.

Rural: June 1, 2017 • 121 p.m.

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed a cut to transportation funding, and changes to the state transportation reimbursement formula are anticipated. Find out what these changes could mean for your school district at the Rural Forum webinar June 1 at noon. Topic experts Jo Anne Yarnall, past-president of Pupil Transportation Association of PA, and Jay Omslaer, director of transportation at Central Dauphin SD, will join PSBA’s Assistant Executive Director for Public Policy John Callahan to give you the latest news in this hour-long free webinar. Be informed.

Registration & Cost: The Rural webinar is available at no cost to members. Register online here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7717536266356853761