New mental health resource released

The U.S. Department of Health released Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health, a resource highlighting seven key challenges to providing school- or program-based mental health support across early childhood, K–12 schools, and higher education settings, and presents seven corresponding recommendations… More

State will return mask requirements to school leaders

Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the intention to return the commonwealth’s K-12 school mask requirement to local leaders on January 17, 2022. Upon the expiration of the statewide mandate, local school officials will again be able to implement mitigation efforts at the local level… More

PSBSA President’s Award for Distinguished Career Achievement

  The PA School Board Solicitors Association (PSBSA) is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the PSBSA President’s Award for Distinguished Career Achievement: Stuart Knade (pictured), PSBA's chief legal officer. He was honored at PSBSA’s virtual Annual Business Meeting on October 27… More

Podcast available: Creativity through Curiosity and Celebrating Mister Rogers’ Legacy

Mister Rogers was a learning scientist, and his approach with children was certainly ahead of his time. Today, learning scientists are focusing on the same things Mister Rogers taught children through the lens of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” — things like developing curiosity, finding creative solutions, communication skills, collaboration, and self-acceptance, how to be a good friend and a loving person… More

EdPAC 2021 municipal election recap

On Tuesday, November 2, voters across the state headed to their polling place to choose candidates for a variety of county and local offices, including school board directors, mayors and judges. Voters statewide picked a new justice for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, as well as judges for two other powerful appellate courts… More

Contribute to the Bulletin: A piece of advice

The January/February 2022 Bulletin will focus on newly elected school board directors. We're looking for some experienced directors to provide some advice for those new to the role… More

2022 PSBA officers announced at Delegate Assembly

Members of PSBA heard the election results for new officers and sectional advisors at the Delegate Assembly on Saturday, October 23, conducted via Zoom. Open voting for members of PSBA was held August 20-October 16 through a secure, online voting website. The new officers will take their offices on January 1, 2022… More

Final day of PASA-PSBA Virtual School Leadership Conference!

The learning continues on the last day of conference! Log into myPSBA this morning at 8:45 a.m. to hear the final keynote session with Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski (pictured right) authors of When You Wonder, You’re Learning: Mister Rogers’ Enduring Lessons for Raising Creative, Curious, Caring Kids. Directly following their presentation, “14… More

Bulletin Special Conference Issue available online

This special abridged issue of the Bulletin features brief articles by PSBA staff experts and partners on topics such as “going green” at school, staff for a strong district administration and supporting equity-focused positions. Pair it with keynotes, featured and educational sessions at this year's Virtual PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference for an extra learning experience… More

It’s Day 1 of the PASA-PSBA Virtual School Leadership Conference!

The general keynote session opens at 8:45 a.m. Log into myPSBA and find the green Conference tab on the left-hand side to access the session featuring keynote Kimberly Reed, M.Ed., CDP and her presentation, “We are the Change! The Power and Evolution of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Education and Leadership… More