What five American teachers learned from Germany’s education system

This summer, five of the country's top teachers went to Germany. They visited a private school in Berlin, and toured a vocational training program at a Siemens plant in Berlin… More

Ready Set Go Kindergarten reinforces early childhood education

Early formative childhood education is important for kids and their families. WITF and other community organizations believe that it is an imperative for businesses and communities, as well. WITF, Aug… More

Jo Anne Yarnall, West Chester SD (Chester Co.)

Jo Anne was born and raised in West Chester, PA and began driving a school bus for Krapf Bus Company when she was 19 years old.  10 years later she moved into the office as a driver supervisor while still driving when needed… More

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