Fall Virtual Advocacy Day – October 14

Continue the conversation! All public school leaders are invited to join us for our fall Virtual Advocacy Day on Thursday, October 14, 2021, via Zoom. The day will center around reaching out with legislators to discuss critical issues affecting public education… More

School Board Secretaries Forum seeks leadership

The PSBA School Board Secretaries Forum Steering Committee is seeking new leaders to serve in 2022. There are three committee seats open for a two-year term… More

PSBA offices closed July 5

PSBA offices will be closed July 5 in observance of the Fourth of July… More

General Assembly Adopts 2021-22 State Budget

The General Assembly has completed its work and sent a 2021-22 state budget plan to Gov. Wolf, meeting the deadline to have a budget adopted as the new fiscal year begins on July 1. The $40.8 billion budget is a spending increase of $1 billion, or 2… More

PSBA Pleased with Prioritization of Public Education in 2021-22 State Budget

 For Immediate Release Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association Annette.Stevenson@PSBA… More

School Safety & Security Board Report: new update now available

In accordance with School Code, the School Safety and Security Coordinator is required to provide an annual report to the school board, in executive session, on the school entity’s current safety and security practices, and identify strategies to improve school safety and security… More

Proposals for the 2022 Legislative Platform now being accepted until July 23

The window is open for your school board to submit proposals for consideration for PSBA’s 2022 Legislative Platform. Boards may submit platform proposals during the May 21-July 23 window. All proposals will be presented to the PSBA Platform Committee on September 18 for consideration… More

School Leadership Conference: Call for Presenters extended

The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference will be held September 27-29 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in the Poconos. Apply now to present at conference! The deadline for submission has been extended to July 2, 2021. Learn more about the requirements and complete an application on PASchoolLeaders.org… More

Five-Year Review of Average Annual Salaries available

Each year, PSBA prepares the Five-Year Review of Average Annual Salaries. Salary information for the school years 2015-16 through 2019-20 is included in this edition. The study provides analysis of professional salaries reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Education broken into three main classifications: total professional staff, administrative and supervisory personnel, and bargaining unit positions… More

Podcast available: The Inseparable Tie Between Board Culture and Effectiveness

Simply put, board culture defines how a group of leaders interact and how they get their work done… More