Shutdown forces Midstate elementary school to get creative

Lori Suski, Superintendent of Middletown Area School District, says every student grades K-12 will have access to a one-on-one device. Suski says the plan to distribute iPads was in the works since the closure first began on March 16… More

Conference and summer events update from CEO Nathan Mains

After careful consideration and discussion, the PSBA executive team, along with the governing board, has made the decision to cancel the annual PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference scheduled for October 2020… More

CV schedules office hours for school counselors

Cumberland Valley School District has announced office hours for elementary and secondary school counselors to communicate remotely with families and students during the state mandated closure due to the coronavirus… More

Guidance for hosting virtual board meetings

PSBA is offering all member districts a year subscription to Zoom video conferencing services. In addition, PSBA released guidance to boards on hosting virtual meetings. Below is additional guidance on the requirements of advertising virtual meetings… More

Lower Merion Schools 3D Printing Coronavirus Face Shield Parts

Lower Merion School District is in the fight against the new coronavirus by way of 3D printing components for face shields used by healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight… More

Podcast covers how COVID-19 highlights inequities in education

A newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio covers how COVID-19 shines a light on inequity in the current public education system. Podcast Host Annette Stevenson is joined by PSBA’s Director of School Equity Services Dr… More

PSBA Asks Governor Wolf to Expedite GEER Fund Grants to School Districts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer annette.stevenson@psba.org 717.506.2450 ext… More

Hometown Heroes: Fountain Hill teachers connect with students through nightly bedtime stories

Every night before they go to sleep, students from Fountain Hill Elementary in Bethlehem Area School District can snuggle in bed with a tablet or smartphone and listen to the soothing sounds of their teachers reading them a bedtime story… More

PSBA remembers Gerald Welch

Gerald Welch passed away early this morning after contracting COVID-19 and being hospitalized earlier this week. Welch was a Harrisburg school board director and a social worker who specialized in drug and alcohol rehabilitation. He was an active member of PSBA, and the association mourns his loss with the Harrisburg community and Welch family… More

DuBois School District donates over 6,000 masks to local hospital

Penn Highlands Healthcare received a donation of over 6,000 masks from the DuBois Area School District. Officials say this donation was critical to Penn Highlands' service last weekend… More