The latest education-related news from PSBA and other sources

Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday

PSBA is thankful for its members and their commitment and dedication to serving Pennsylvania’s students, schools and communities… More

Podcast available – Learning Disabilities, Virtual Learning & the Parent-Teacher Partnership

One in five individuals has a learning difference or attention challenge. While these individuals are in many cases just as capable as their peers, they face obstacles, stigma and misconceptions that others do not… More

The 2020 William Howard Day Award Presentation to Mr. Rich Poirier

PSBA and the PA Public Education Foundation are pleased to present the 2020 William Howard Day Award to Mr. Rich Poirer, chief executive officer and president of Church Mutual… More

Training specifically designed for school board secretaries

On January 27, 2021, gain the tools needed to prepare for a new school year, such as the latest policy and legal updates, networking opportunities, and a review of essential skills. Attendees will hear from education technology innovator, author and thought-leader Thomas C… More

Compliance Update: Publication of school director email addresses

Under the new Act 84 of 2020, recently approved by the governor, school districts must publish on their websites an email address for each school director that can be used by students, staff or members of the public to communicate with members of the school board about school district governance matters… More

2020 election results

Results from the 2020 general election are near to finalization, marking the end of a long campaign season. To view election information that includes information on some of the races among the members of Congress from Pennsylvania, statewide row office holders and the members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, view the November 13 Legislative Report… More

COVID-19 disruptions create ripple effect

There were many unknowns when school began this academic year. Now months into the school year, districts are still adjusting schedules as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. While the goal of these schedule changes is to keep all teachers, students and families safe, it causes disruptions that ripple into families, workplaces and communities… More

Podcast available – Student Voice in State Government

On a recently released episode of Keystone Education Radio, podcast host Annette Stevenson discusses the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils’ Government Relations program with a panel of the organization’s leadership… More

November/December Bulletin magazine released

Diversity and inclusion are key considerations in the effort to provide an equitable education for all students. The digital-only November/December issue of the Bulletin addresses this important topic, with features on diversity among school leaders and teachers… More

2020 Election Insights: Panel Discussion

In an exclusive 20-minute panel discussion for members, CEO Nathan Mains discusses state and federal elections with Chief Advocacy Officer John Callahan; Andy Goodman, managing partner, Milliron & Goodman LLC, Government Relations; and Jared Solomon, assistant vice president, Bose Public Affairs Group. Hear a recap of developments to date and analysts’ thoughts on how public education may be affected here… More