Jim Pearson, Seneca Valley SD (Butler Co.)

Pearson, a Wexford resident, has previous experience as the assistant principal of Deer Lakes Middle School, as well as the assistant principal of Hampton Middle School and the dean of students for Hampton High School. Mr… More

Wolf, Wagner spar over funding as education surges to center of governor’s race

Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Wagner released an attack ad Wednesday ripping Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf over education policy. It's the latest ripple in a wave started a month ago by Wolf's remarks at a Philadelphia press conference that have surged to the forefront of the education debate in this year's election. WHYY Keystone Crossroads, Aug… More

‘Juuling’ in class? Yes, it’s happening. Here’s what you need to know

In this explanatory video, Education Week‘s Kavitha Cardoza has some tips on how educators can recognize juuling, and what they can do about it. Education Week, Aug… More

Randy S. Williams, Sr.

Randy Joined Krapf’s in 2016, possessing over twenty-six years of experience in the passenger transportation and service industry, with the last seventeen in student transportation.  Before joining Krapf’s, Randy was the Area General Manager for a large contractor, overseeing 16 operating locations throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania… More

Donald Trump signs first major education policy bill of his presidency

In a watershed moment for his administration on education policy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, according to senators who attended the signing, the first legislation Trump’s signed that makes significant changes to federal education law itself… More

Nathan G. Mains, PSBA CEO

Nathan G. Mains began his tenure as CEO of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association in September 2013… More

Thomas Kerek*, Kane Area SD (McKean Co.)

Greetings from the northern part of the Pennsylvania Wilds: to the sprawling city of State College. I am Major Thomas Kerek (Ret.) a 22 year veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and 28 year retired Federal Government Employee. I am currently seeking the Sectional 2 Advisor position within the Pennsylvania School Board Association… More

Anita Kaseman (Quakertown Community SD)

My name is Anita Kaseman and I have been employed by Quakertown Community School District for twelve years.  I am an extremely organized, self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills who enjoys a challenge… More

Peter Bard (Weatherly Area SD)

I am 34 years old and a 2008 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business.  working towards getting a master’s Degree in education from Wilkes University with an expected graduation date of May 2019 and am exploring pursuing further educational pathways… More

Denise LaPera (Lower Merion SD)

Denise LaPera is the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at the Lower Merion School District. Ms. LaPera has been with the district since November, 2010 and also serves as the Board Secretary and the Open Records Officer. Ms. LaPera has supported three superintendents while employed in Lower Merion. Prior to Lower Merion, Ms… More