2023 School Leadership Conference recap

Get a 2023 conference recap and video now on PASchoolLeaders.org! Plus, save the date for the 2024 conference, October 6-8 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions… More

Grants focus on grants-readiness and rural, tribal communities

Did you know there are over 26 federal grant-making agencies, awarding over $700 billion in grant funds each year? On November 14 at 2:00 p.m., join Genetec and Grants Office for a free webinar to learn which grants make sense to pursue and how you can position your district to compete for this funding… More

November/December 2023 Bulletin available

The November/December 2023 issue of PSBA Bulletin magazine is here! Dive in to learn how to access, fund and make decisions around assistive technology that benefits students with disabilities. Plus, celebrate long-serving school board directors on the PSBA Honor Roll. Find copies in your mailbox or online on myPSBA.org… More

Celebrate School Director Recognition Month in January

School board directors volunteer their time and effort to ensure our public schools are governed well, for the benefit of students and the whole community. In honor of these public servants, January is once again being declared School Director Recognition Month. PSBA has compiled a list of resources online to help your district and community celebrate… More

PSBA Trust Institute launches international study group

The PSBA Trust Institute (PSBA-IN), in collaboration with PSBA, will host the first international study group in April 2024. The 15-member study group will focus on the educational system in Germany with the purpose of developing recommendations for Pennsylvania school districts to significantly enhance district academics, operations, facilities and culture… More

PSBA Trust Scholarships

At conference, the PSBA Trust announced a new series of scholarships that recognize outstanding students. The Student Leader Scholarships have been established to provide a one-time award of up to $5,000 to graduating seniors from PSBA member districts who have demonstrated ongoing leadership and meet the criteria for one of four available scholarships… More

COSSBA seeks student performers for national conference

COSSBA has announced it is seeking student groups to perform at the 2024 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, on February 22-25, 2024. All categories of the performing arts will be considered, whether your students are into dancing, music, acting or singing. Click here to review the guidelines and submit an application… More

PDE rolls out PA Pep Talk Phone Line

The PA Department of Education (PDE) has a new program starting soon, You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania. It is establishing a fully automated pep talk phone line that users can call to hear words of encouragement, jokes and advice from Pennsylvania students in kindergarten through high school… More

Prudential Emerging Visionaries is now accepting applications

Applications are being accepted now through November 2, 2023, for the 2024 Prudential Emerging Visionaries award. The honor recognizes young people, ages 14 – 18, with an innovative solution to a financial or societal challenge in their community… More

GreatPASchools.com is LIVE

Have you heard about the changes we made to Success Starts Here? We are rolling out more support to share the successes of PA’s public schools! SuccessStartsHere.org becomes GreatPASchools… More