Amendments to PSPC Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators now final

The Professional Standards and Practices Commission’s (PSPC) proposed changes to the Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators under 22 PA Code, Chapter 235, that were published in the August 21, 2021 issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin and are now final… More

Podcast available: Pursuing Passion and Optimism as a Foundation for Equity and Inclusion

Kimberly Reed has spent her career inspiring and guiding some of the most influential business leaders in implementing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and practices… More

Changes to the 2021 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference

All members were recently sent an email announcing changes to the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference and other events held in conjunction with it: School Law Workshop, Start Strong and Equity Summit. The conference will now be held in a virtual format October 25-27. Read more… More

Submit your nominations for the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards

PSBA is currently accepting nominations for the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards… More

Fall Virtual Advocacy Day

Continue the conversation! All public school leaders are invited to join us for our fall Virtual Advocacy Day on Thursday, October 14, 2021, via Zoom. The day will center around reaching out with legislators to discuss critical issues affecting public education… More

2021 Equity Summit: Developing Systems of Equity for a New Generation

During the last year, educational leaders have faced glaring inequities that have been exacerbated by a global pandemic. What has emerged is an understanding that education must evolve to meet the needs of all students… More

Podcast available – School Boards 101: Educating Your Community

Helping local communities better understand the role and authority of school boards will support a collaborative and effective relationship between elected school officials and their constituency. A recently released episode of Keystone Education Radio is intended to be shared broadly to inform community members who are involved and interested in public education… More

Start Strong: Developing a District Onboarding Plan for New Directors

The 2021 Start Strong education event supports attendees in creating an effective onboarding plan based on best practices and thoughtful prioritization. Grounded in PSBA’s Principles for Governance and Leadership, attendees will hear best practices from their colleagues, PSBA trainers, and an experienced school director and board leader… More

ICYMI – Opening the Door to Curiosity: Learning in the Garden

Sometimes, hands-on learning is just what children need – whether it is to give them opportunity for self-direction, a break from the structure of the classroom, or in the case of the endeavors of The Edible Garden in Lancaster County, PA, a chance at exposure to the growing process that sometimes results in a newfound enjoyment… More

2022 PSBA slate of candidates available

The slate of candidates for open PSBA leadership positions is now available on the PSBA website. Voting opens August 20 and will continue through October 16. Boards should be sure to add discussion and voting on candidates to their agenda during one of their meetings in August, September or October before the open voting period ends… More