Register now for upcoming required school director training

According to law, newly elected and appointed school board directors are required to complete five hours of training and reelected school board directors must complete three hours of training. With more than 125 years of experience in school governance expertise, PSBA has been approved by the PA Department of Education to provide the required training… More

2022 Virtual School Board Secretaries Conference: Register now

School board secretaries, register now on myPSBA for the 2022 Virtual School Board Secretaries Conference on January 26! You are an essential part of school boards’ success, and this annual event is designed to meet the your specific networking and training needs. The conference provides the latest policy and legal updates, and helps attendees refresh skills… More

Today’s PTA: A leading child advocacy organization

Beyond the known monthly meetings and bake sales, today’s Parent Teacher Association or PTA is a leading child advocacy organization comprised of millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders all devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools… More

Monthly Exchanges to resume in 2022

All School Board Directors: Monthly Exchange is an opportunity for all school board directors to gather virtually to network and learn about new and timely information for school boards. These sessions will resume in January and run through June 2022. Find session dates and register here… More

PSBA Superintendent/Executive Search Services

When a leadership position is open at your school district, it’s vital that the candidates are the right fit. PSBA Superintendent/Executive Search Services can lead your team through each step of the executive search process, utilizing best practices and strategy guidance, along with cognitive and behavioral assessments… More

ICYMI: Two-part Video EDition series

This week’s Video EDition is a two-part series covering the IDEA Full Funding Act. In part 1, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA – 01) discusses the IDEA Full Funding Act and why it is needed. In part 2, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA – 02) discusses advocacy tips for the IDEA Full Funding Act. Find these episodes and other installments on Video Edition here… More

2021 PA Education Innovation Awards honorees announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards! The awards recognize innovative leadership in public school board governance, administration and teaching. A $1,000 award will be given to the recipient or, in the case of the school board award, the district's education foundation… More

Podcast available: Community Relations & Communication: A talk with PSBA’s president-elect David Hein

Building strong community relationships and advocating positive, constructive dialogue is a critical task for school boards, albeit a challenging one in today’s climate of strong opinions and hot button issues… More

November/December 2021 Bulletin available

In the November/December 2021 Bulletin magazine, hear from school equity directors on what districts' equity initiatives look like and how success is measured. Also, get an overview of student mental health and resources designed to address concerns… More

Reminder: Conference sessions online through December 1

We hope you were able to attend this year's PASA-PSBA Virtual School Leadership Conference in October! If you didn't get a chance to hear all of the education sessions, they are still available on myPSBA under the green conference tab through December 1. Also, don't miss podcasts with our keynote speakers Kimberly Reed, Dr… More