January is School Director Recognition Month!

Research shows a correlation between highly effective boards and student achievement. Because school boards play a crucial role in helping schools provide a quality education to every student, January is once again being declared School Director Recognition Month… More

‘It works:’ Pennsylvania teachers, police give advice to NC about new school safety program

The State of North Carolina and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania may be known for their shared past as colonies and Civil War battlegrounds, but their collective futures will soon be linked by their common status as pioneers in school safety… More

Join us in Harrisburg to support public education!

All school leaders are invited to attend Advocacy Day at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) and the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) are partnering together to strengthen our advocacy impact… More

Penn-Trafford hosts annual ‘Battle of the Books’

The Penn-Trafford Community Education Foundation (PTCEF), which supports students in the Penn-Trafford SD (Westmoreland Co.) with supplemental learning opportunities and classroom grants, hosted its 5th annual “Battle of the Books” on November 7, 2019. A record-breaking 32 teams of 165 students in grades 3-5 attended the evening program… More

Top advocates in VoterVOICE

The 2019 advocacy campaign season was busy for PSBA and our members. Together we fought hard as a unified voice on issues related to Voucher Bill HB 1800, House Bill 49 -Security Personnel, Senate Bill 334 – Assessment Appeals, Charter reform, PlanCon and passing the state budget in June… More

State of Education report survey opened December 2

The annual State of Education report (2019 report available here) is a comprehensive compilation and evaluation of timely data related to public education in the commonwealth. Superintendents and IU and CTC directors, you should have received a link to the 2020 State of Education survey in your email inbox December 2… More

EdPAC raffles weekend vacation

Our schools are facing challenges at the Capitol with vouchers, charter school funding, mandates and more. Join with EdPAC to strengthen public education in the commonwealth. Enter EdPAC's raffle at $25.00 per ticket, for a chance to win a long weekend stay of your choice in Ocean City, NJ! Visit paedpac… More

Advocacy impact — Legislation affected by PSBA efforts this session

With the bulk of the General Assembly's work for the year now done, PSBA is pleased to report that several of our legislative initiatives our members asked us to address received final passage and have been signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf… More

Your trusted provider of required school director training

In 2020, PSBA will celebrate 125 years of serving school board members. As your trusted professional development source, we are also your approved source for New School Director Training or Advanced School Director Training and mandated training requirements… More

Leaving school board service?

Continue your connection and commitment to public education by joining PSBA Alumni Forum. Benefits of the complimentary membership includes: electronic access to PSBA Bulletin legislative information via email Daily EDition e-newsletter Special access to one dedicated annual briefing Register today online… More