Southern Tioga teacher creates 3D face shields

Josh Beals and a team of volunteers have collectively created nearly 1,000 face shields and are distributing the masks through the Tioga County COVID-19 Task Force. This has been a community effort as supplies were donated from the Wellsboro Area School District, Southern Tioga School District and New Covenant Academy… More

Abington students get graduation greeting from the sky

A congratulatory banner flew over the Abington Senior High School campus and each of the district’s seven elementary schools to lift the spirits of the Abington Township’s 2020 graduating class… More

Leechburg Area School District to hold graduation at Riverside Drive-In

Leechburg Area School District is giving its high school seniors the movie-star treatment this year. Leechburg Area will honor its 73 graduates at Riverside Drive-In in Parks, which has been allowed to reopen as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s phased plan to reopen Pennsylvania’s economy… More

Pocono Raceway to host 4 high school graduation ceremonies

Pocono Raceway will host four local high school graduation ceremonies that students will be able to experience from inside their personal vehicles… More

Elizabethtown Area High School honors seniors with individualized graduation ceremonies

The journey to get to a high school graduation can take many paths. Seniors from this year’s graduating class know that all too well since they have missed many milestones because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Elizabethtown Area School District is trying to make sure their 309 graduating seniors miss one less milestone… More

Celebrating 125 years at PSBA

Over the past 125 years, a lot has happened at PSBA. From its founding in 1895 by H.H. Quimby to serving nearly 100% of Pennsylvania’s school districts by 1970 to hosting the first fully virtual conference in 2020, time and technology have presented opportunities for growth as well as challenges… More

State Budget Webinar hosted this Friday

Last week, the General Assembly finalized and sent Gov. Tom Wolf a $25.1 billion General Fund budget for fiscal year 2020-21… More

Podcast available – Hanging in the Balance of a Pandemic: Connectivity During Isolation

During a newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio, Annette Stevenson talks with Dr. Will Miller, a recognized and respected authority on coping with stress, interpersonal relationship and organizational health. For years, Dr. Miller has worked as a stress counselor for first responders… More

AT&T Hotspot plans for PA Public Schools

AT&T, in partnership and consultation with the PSBA, has extended a number of offers to school districts throughout the nation and here in Pennsylvania. These include unlimited and mobile hotspot plans with content management for $59.99/month, WebEx meeting services at ranging prices, Samsung tablets for $119.99, and MiFi devices as low as $.99… More

PSBA supports short-term budget passed this week

PSBA supports the short-term budget passed by the General Assembly this week under House Bill 2387. The spending plan recognizes the importance of public education in these difficult times by providing full-year funding for schools and maintaining investments without reductions in basic education, special education and other critical state subsidies… More