Webinar Series – The Intersection: Racism, Protest and Schools

Explore the intersection of racism, protest and public schools in this hour-long webinar series, complimentary for members. Click each session for more information including panelists and how to register. Sessions Thursday, June 18 – Intersections: Addressing This Moment Will be available for replay via myPSBA… More

Education Groups Release Report To Support School Reopening Plans

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Annette Stevenson PSBA, Chief Communications Officer Annette.Stevenson@PSBA.org MECHANICSBURG, PA (June 18, 2020) – As school districts draft plans to return students safely to their classrooms this fall, a new report offers a framework of insights drawn from the expertise of more than 150 representatives of several prominent Pennsylvania education associations… More

New webinar series begins tomorrow

Tomorrow, June 18, the webinar Intersections: Addressing This Moment will bring together PA district leaders to discuss the context of national protest related to the deaths of George Floyd as well as other unarmed black men and women who have died… More

Task force report coming soon

      The Pennsylvania School Boards Assocation (PSBA), Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA), the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU), PA Principals Association, the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators (PACTA), and the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and… More

House passes bills to expand broadband access, funding

Two pieces of legislation supported by PSBA to help boost broadband access across rural Pennsylvania passed the House of Representatives this week.     House Bill 2438 (Rep. Owlett, R-Tioga) would allow electric cooperatives to use their existing poles to deploy fiber lines for broadband… More

Podcast available – Students’ Emotional Well-Being and Academics: A Hand-in-Hand Approach

During a newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio, Annette Stevenson is joined by Angela Jerabek. Angie is the founder of BARR, a strengths-based model that provides schools with a comprehensive approach to meeting the academic, social and emotional needs of all students… More

Deadline for PSBA’s 2021 Legislative Platform approaching

School boards have until June 30 to become involved in the development of PSBA's Legislative Platform and selection of top priority issues. The platform is PSBA's official record of positions on legislative issues and is the guide for the association's advocacy efforts… More

Pittsburgh Public Schools CTE Teachers Support Frontline Workers During the Pandemic

Using the training tools and techniques provided to their students, teachers in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Division of Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) are doing their part to support frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic… More

BSSD staff raises over $10K to feed district families

More than 125 district employees from all six buildings, including teachers, aides, administrators, secretaries and custodians have combined to raise more than $10,000 for the Big Spring Area Food Bank and the PAW Packs program… More

Surprise parade celebrates Boone graduates

Volunteers from the Blazer Education Foundation, Daniel Boone teachers, Daniel Boone administration, members of the Daniel Boone School Board, borough and township officials, and the police and fire department all participated in a parade to congratulate the Daniel Boone Class of 2020. They visited all 263 homes of the senior class… More