PR/Community Relations badge now available on myPSBA

The PR/Community Relations badge is now available as 200 level courses in the Online Learning section of myPSBA.org. Through an interactive, multimedia template, reflect on how your district leadership team can strategically build trust, transparency and a strong brand within your community… More

Latest PSBA Bulletin now available online

Learn more about digital equity, technology training and innovative ed tech for special education in the September/October issue of the Bulletin. Other highlights include Hill Talk with Rep. Jason Ortitay, part 3 of the series of legal articles on purchasing contracts, and a sneak peek at conference keynotes and pre-conference events… More

Pennsylvania recognized for high-quality education of students with disabilities

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced that Pennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for a 12th year as achieving the highest level of performance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B. MyChesCo… More

Inclusive school climate stressed as one way to prevent student violence

As the new school year gets underway, school resource officers and administrators are learning about best practices to prevent student violence… More

Former schools chief says state needs to examine cyber enrollment practices

Pennsylvania needs to examine the way cyber schools are funded and explore whether there should be criteria used to determine if students should be allowed to study online at home, former state Education Secretary Gerald Zahorchak said Friday… More

Wolf to Erie educators: Charter school law ‘outdated’

The Erie School District has the highest charter school costs in Erie County, but it is far from the only local public school system that is concerned about charters. The support throughout the county for charter reform was apparent on Thursday, when Gov… More

Pennsylvania revives governmental body to look into special education funding

Six years after Pennsylvania education leaders first reviewed funding for special education, members of the state House, state Senate and Wolf administration will convene again to see what changes need to be made. The Special Education Funding Commission gathered for its first session Tuesday and selected state Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh, state Rep… More

Registration for 2019 School Law Workshop now open

Register now on myPSBA for the annual School Law Workshop, held in conjunction with the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference. School attorneys and other school officials will find valuable networking and learning opportunities including a review of what's happened in the past year and insight about what's likely to come. Participants may earn up to 5… More

Legislative panel will travel the state this fall to hear concerns on the way PA pays for special education

Pennsylvania’s 15-member Special Education Funding Commission, which has been dormant since 2013, will travel across the state this fall to hear parents, educators, and school administrators sound off on special education funding… More

Jennifer Davidson

Jennifer Davidson has been a School Board Secretary and an Executive to the Superintendent for a combined 12 years. Seven years at Manheim Central School District, and currently five years at Manheim Township School District in Lancaster County with a student population of 5,800… More