At the School Leadership Conference last month, PSBA announced Barbara Bolas as the 2023 William Howard Day Award recipient. We invite you to hear Barbara in conversation with PSBA's CEO, Nathan Mains. Tune in to our YouTube channel:

The William Howard Day award is named in honor of the first African American school board president in the United States. Day served the Harrisburg City School Board for six terms starting in 1878 and was a member of the Pennsylvania State Directors’ Association, the predecessor of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA). Learn more on

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