Podcast available – The Impact Foundation: Students Serving Their Community

On a newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio, Podcast Host Annette Stevenson is joined by a panel of adults and students who run York Suburban Education Foundation’s Impact Foundation, a student-lead extension of the organization… More

261 Pennsylvania School Boards Adopt Resolutions for Charter Funding Reform

For Immediate Release Media contacts: Annette Stevenson, annette.stevenson@psba.org Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association Stephanie Shirley, stephanie@millirongoodman.com Strategic Communications Milliron Goodman Government Relations Mechanicsburg, PA (June 19, 2020) – Last year, Pennsylvania school districts spent over $2 billion in taxpayer money on mandatory payments to brick-and-mortar and cyber charter schools… More

COVID-19’s impact on Pennsylvanians

Imagine a stone falling into a still pond and the ripples that form on the pond’s surface lasting long after it hits. That stone is the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s been dropped into the center of community and student populations that comprise our most vulnerable… More

Webinar Series – School’s in Session: A New Learning Landscape

From student health to legal concerns, school leaders have many considerations as they determine how to safely reopen schools during the pandemic… More

The Back to School Taskforce Releases the Pennsylvania School Reopening Insights Report

Eight leading education organizations, PACTA, PAIU, PA Principals Assoc., PARSS, PASA, PASBO, PSBA and PSEA have come together as part of a Back to School Taskforce to assist and support school leaders, administrators and educators as they plan for the coming academic year… More

June 30 is deadline for schools seeking COVID-19 School Health and Safety Grants

The School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is now accepting applications for the COVID-19 School Health and Safety Grants to address a variety of health and safety needs for the 2020-21 academic year… More

Webinar Series – The Intersection: Racism, Protest and Schools

Explore the intersection of racism, protest and public schools in this hour-long webinar series, complimentary for members. Click each session for more information including panelists and how to register. Sessions Thursday, June 18 – Intersections: Addressing This Moment Will be available for replay via myPSBA… More

Education Groups Release Report To Support School Reopening Plans

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Annette Stevenson PSBA, Chief Communications Officer Annette.Stevenson@PSBA.org MECHANICSBURG, PA (June 18, 2020) – As school districts draft plans to return students safely to their classrooms this fall, a new report offers a framework of insights drawn from the expertise of more than 150 representatives of several prominent Pennsylvania education associations… More

New webinar series begins tomorrow

Tomorrow, June 18, the webinar Intersections: Addressing This Moment will bring together PA district leaders to discuss the context of national protest related to the deaths of George Floyd as well as other unarmed black men and women who have died… More

Task force report coming soon

      The Pennsylvania School Boards Assocation (PSBA), Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA), the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU), PA Principals Association, the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators (PACTA), and the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and… More