More than the district record-keeper, the board secretary also ensures district compliance with legal requirements, handles contentious situations, responds to the needs of board members and the public. Managing the many hats worn by board secretaries is challenging. Your association wants nothing more than to see you succeed by helping you carry out your legislated duties, overcome your board’s challenges and enjoy the satisfaction that comes with improving students’ chances to succeed.

Collaborate with colleagues at rural districts like yours through PSBA Rural Forum. PSBA will coordinate communication aimed at rural district superintendents and school directors. Membership in the Forum is included in your annual PSBA dues. Get involved, and add value to your PSBA membership.

 

Urban Forum logo - click to go thereCollaborate with colleagues at rural districts like yours through PSBA Urban Forum. PSBA will coordinate communication aimed at urban district superintendents and school directors. Membership in the Forum is included in your annual PSBA dues. Get involved, and add value to your PSBA membership.

Your interest in public education’s success continues beyond your term of service as a school director. Stay connected through the PSBA Alumni Network. As a former school director, you have years of experience and insight into the workings of public education and school boards. Legislators value your opinions as a former elected official. Take that knowledge and put it to work as a member of the PSBA Alumni Network.

From bus drivers to transportation administrators to business managers, pupil transportation personnel like you play an important part in providing students with an education that will take them places. PSBA’s Transportation Forum can put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to networking and professional development for your role.

Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association (PSBSA)
Membership in PSBSA is the most effective way for attorneys representing public schools to network, share ideas and expertise, and to stay abreast of current issues, case law, legislation and other developments in education and local government law impacting public schools. PSBSA members estimate that the networking, assistance and information they get through this association enables them to save their school clients significant amounts in annual legal fees. These potential savings can easily equate to several times the cost of their client entity’s annual PSBA dues.

Pennsylvania Association of Education Office Professionals (PAEOP)
A professional society founded in 1937, the Pennsylvania Association of Education Office Professionals (PAEOP) is a member-supported organization dedicated to the professional growth and recognition of educational office professionals as members of the education management team.  See http://www.paeop.com.