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

PCCD Complimentary Webinar Tuesday, June 15, 1-2 p.m.

The PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) invites school entities to participate in an informational webinar with presenters from PCCD, Risk and Strategic Management (RSM) Corporation and PSBA to provide an overview of the new threat assessment requirements and responsibilities for PA schools established via Act 18 of 2019; school-based threat assessment “101” and… More

2021 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference: Register Now!

Networking Opportunities • Inspiring Speakers • Innovative Exhibits • Exciting Location This year’s conference, held September 27-29 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in the Poconos, has everything you’ve been looking for in an annual conference experience, tailor-made for your role as a school leader… More

ICYMI: Budget study – examine how your school district’s budget compares with state averages

Each year, PSBA compiles a budget study designed to help school officials as they prepare to submit the annual school budget to the Pennsylvania Department of Education… More

URGENT Legislative Alert: Senate Education Committee to consider charter, voucher bills today!

PSBA is asking you to contact your state senators right now to oppose two bills – a charter reform plan and a school voucher program – that are scheduled for a vote today by the Senate Education Committee. Both bills were introduced late last week and hastily scheduled for a vote: Senate Bill 1, (Sen… More

Podcast available – Treating Recyclables as a Commodity: Understanding the Value of Recycling

Did you know there are more than 66,000 direct jobs associated with recycling in Pennsylvania? Recycling in Pennsylvania means business — it means jobs for our neighbors, friends and relatives, and over $22 billion annually in economic gains that are contributed to the gross state product. Recycling is an integral part of our Pennsylvania economy… More

Ask your House member to sign on to charter special education funding bill

Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe) will be introducing charter reform legislation which would apply the same special education funding principles used to distribute funding to school districts, in the calculation used to determine a school district’s tuition payment for a special education student enrolled in a charter school. PSBA is working with Rep… More

PSBA observes Memorial Day

Today PSBA remembers the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We wish you a safe Memorial Day… More

Name your voting delegates for hybrid Delegate Assembly 2021

The PSBA Delegate Assembly is the association-wide business meeting that includes platform and bylaws consideration, financial updates and leadership election results. The 2021 Delegate Assembly will occur on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. In accordance with many member requests, Delegate Assembly will be a hybrid event this year… More

A Successful Rally Day and a Special Acknowledgement from Governor Wolf

More than 200 members participated in PSBA’s Charter Reform Virtual Rally yesterday! And just in time for the event, the count exceeded 400 for the number of school districts that have signed a charter school reform resolution, with more than 80% of the state’s districts calling for the General Assembly to enact meaningful reforms to… More