March 20 webcast targets mold in schools

Don't let problems with mold affect your district's ability to safely and effectively educate students. Learn from SERVPRO experts about mold prevention and remediation in this hour-long webcast on March 20 at noon. Identify key decision-makers involved in mold remediation and discuss their roles. This webcast is included in All-Access membership.  Learn more… More

PSBA on PCN TV show March 10

PSBA President-elect Eric Wolfgang (second from right), appeared as a guest on Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs, a television program of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), which airs on PCN. Topics discussed were the role of the school resource officer, Act 44 and the Safe2Say Something program. Air dates are: March 10 at 5:00 p.m… More

The Story Data Tells: March 6 Twitter Town Hall

PSBA will host a Twitter Town Hall discussion on: The Story Data Tells: a Picture of PA Public Education, March 6 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Join the Q&A discussion on Twitter (@PSBA) with leading education policy analyst and researcher on the 2019 State of Education report, Andy Christ… More

Podcast: Understanding the generations with Chuck Underwood

Talking with author, speaker, consultant and generational studies authority Chuck Underwood, this episode is centered around today’s living generations and pre-generation (the current K-12 student populace) and how they communicate, learn, live, and work based on distinct core values and experiences. Listen online or with your favorite podcast app… More

Education group wants Wolf to prevent Corbett-appointed charter school board from making rulings

A leading education organization is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to prevent a state board from ruling on charter school appeals until he works with the state Senate to fill its six seats… More

Proposed law could save Pennsylvania school districts money, but be ‘death knell’ for cyber charters

Proposed legislation in Harrisburg would save some Lehigh Valley school districts millions of dollars each year in cyber charter tuition, but could leave the online schools in a dire state and hinder school choice for parents and students… More

Wolf’s plan to boost teacher salaries faces skepticism in state House

Lawmakers from the powerful state House Appropriations Committee cast doubt on the fate of Governor Tom Wolf's proposal to set the state's teacher-salary minimum at $45,000 a year… More

Representatives needed for PIAA positions

PSBA seeks members interested in serving as the school board representative to their local PIAA District Committee (12 positions) and a representative of the membership to serve on the PIAA Board of Directors (1 position). Click here to download applications for both positions and get more details… More

Wolf promotes proposal to fund high-speed internet expansion

Pennsylvania's governor is promoting a statewide infrastructure plan as a way to fund the expansion of broadband into areas that lack high-speed access to the internet… More

Education: School security guards ‘not authorized to possess a firearm’

Every school district in Pennsylvania received a memo last week from the Pennsylvania Department of Education… More