PSBA Pleased with Support for Public Schools in Governor’s Budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased with the prioritization of the commonwealth’s public schools and students as outlined in Governor Tom Wolf’s eighth and final budget address. Further cementing his legacy of support for public education, the Governor’s proposed budget continues to make much needed investments in public education. Read the full press release… More

PSBA Pleased with Support for Public Schools in Governor’s Budget

Media contact for PSBA:   Mackenzie Arcuri Senior Manager of Media Relations and Strategy  Pennsylvania School Boards Association  mackenzie.arcuri@psba… More

ICYMI – Beyond the Classroom: School Boards

On a recent episode of Beyond the Classroom, Host Joe Pacitti discusses how school boards function and get their work done with two school board members and Stuart Knade, chief legal officer for the Pennsylvania School Board Association. Watch now… More

PSBA’s new Closer Look examines school district budget process, deadlines

This week PSBA released a new Closer Look on school district budgeting which explains the process that school boards undertake as required by law to develop and adopt their district budgets. The publication also includes a listing of the 2022 budget deadlines that school districts must meet as they go through the process… More

Application now open for Pennsylvania State Board Of Education student members

On May 22, 2008 the Pennsylvania State Board of Education (SBE) amended their bylaws to add one non-voting senior student member and one non-voting junior student member. Thus, since September 2009 two high school students have served on the State Board of Education… More

Spring Advocacy Day: Grassroots engagement for statewide support

Engage with leaders on the Hill, along with other school directors who are passionate about public education, at this year’s Spring Advocacy Day, April 25! At this annual event, PSBA connects you with state legislators to advocate powerfully and directly on behalf of your districts, region and public education… More

February 9 webinar: Fiscal Impacts of the Governor’s 2022-23 State Budget

Governor Wolf will unveil his 2022-23 state budget on February 8, 2022. How will the proposed funding levels affect your local school district budget? Join PSBA Government Affairs experts the day after the governor releases his new spending plan for a deeper dive into the numbers and a discussion on the impacts and trends in state appropriations for public education… More

PSBA recognizes Laura Johnson as 2021 Allwein Society inductee

On January 20, 2022, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association recognized Laura Johnson of the Pottstown School District as the 2021 inductee into the Allwein Society, the association’s recognition program honoring school directors who are outstanding leaders and advocates on behalf of public schools and students… More

January/February Bulletin magazine now available

In the January/February 2022 Bulletin, start the new year with an introduction to 2022 PSBA President David Hein. Also, brush up on the foundations of school board service and get advice from Arden Tewksbury, the longest-serving school board director in Pennsylvania! Also in this issue: Hill Talk: Sen… More

PSBA recognizes Laura Johnson as 2021 Allwein Society inductee

Media contact for PSBA: John Callahan Chief Advocacy Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association John.Callahan@PSBA… More