Join us for 2021 Sectional Meetings – a series of three virtual meetings open to all members featuring expert presenters from PSBA, the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the Office of the Attorney General, and an exclusive presentation and Q&A with PA Governor Tom Wolf. Topics covered include social and emotional learning for school leaders, Safe2Say Something and threat assessment requirements, Gov. Wolf’s proposed budget, state and federal advocacy efforts, as well as social media and leadership on digital platforms. All three meetings are complimentary for members and held via Zoom.
Click on the event dates below to register for each Sectional Meeting.
- March 30 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Social and Emotional Leadership
- March 31 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Perspectives on Public Education in Harrisburg and Washington
- April 1 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Digital Citizen and Leadership
Governor Tom Wolf
Tom Wolf took office in 2015 as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor. During his terms he has prioritized education and continued to seek investments in education that has led to improved graduation rates and more children in pre-K. Gov. Wolf’s other legislative priorities include building a strong workforce, creating jobs, growing the economy, improving health care and fighting the opioid epidemic.
Ruth Cross, MA, is senior SEL consultant and district advisor for CASEL. In her role she supports school districts to implement systemic social and emotional learning district- and school- wide, which has included consulting with Chicago Public Schools, one of the large school districts in the nation, as well as coaching smaller districts in DuPage County that partner with CASEL and the DuPage Regional Office of Education and partnering with the Consortium for Educational Change (CEC) to implement SEL in Central Illinois. Her experience in working on state policy includes co-chairing the committee that wrote the SEL standards and serving as a member of the Illinois State Board of Education for three years. Cross has also worked for 34 years as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and assistant superintendent.
The Office of the Attorney General
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