Free cloth masks available for PA districts

Through the generosity of clothing company Bella+Canvas and tennis pro Serena Williams, in partnership with the National School Boards Association, PSBA has received an allocation of 80,000 free face masks to distribute to the public school students of Pennsylvania… More

Michael Faccinetto

Michael Faccinetto, an Allwein Society Member and PSBA Master School Board Director, has been a member of the Bethlehem Area School Board (Northampton Co.) since 2009, serving as President since 2011.  Faccinetto has served on the PSBA Governing Board holding multiple positions including President in 2017 and 2018… More

Slate of candidates for PSBA leadership positions now available

The slate of candidates for open PSBA leadership positions is now available on Voting opens August 23 and will continue through October 11. Boards should be sure to add discussion and voting on candidates to their agenda during one of their meetings in August, September or October before the open voting period ends… More

PSBA Officer Elections: Slate of Candidates 2020

PSBA members seeking election to office for the association were required to submit a nomination form no later than June 1, 2020, to be considered. All candidates who properly completed applications by the deadline are included on the slate of candidates below… More

Webinar Series: Starting Strong in a Year of Challenge

The pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges for reopening schools, requiring creativity and adaptation. The Starting Strong webinar series addresses topics of current relevance, from board self-assessment to culturally responsive leadership to staff mental health… More

New Success Starts Here website launches is coming out fresh, with PSBA’s launch of a newly designed website today, featuring the success stories of public school districts statewide. The launch of the site is only one part of a statewide promotional campaign that will roll out through a variety of online media, along with television and radio… More

What do school boards do?

In celebration of PSBA’s 125th anniversary, President-Elect Art Levinowitz visited Upper Dublin’s Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School to ask students what they think a school board is and what it does… More

Attend complimentary federal advocacy webinar

On Monday, July 27, at 2:00 p.m., PSBA and the National School Boards Assocation will be providing an important federal update on legislative proposals to provide the next round of financial relief… More

Elizabethtown School Board approves reopening plan

Elizabethtown Area School District is the latest in the Midstate to finalize its reopening plan… More

East Pennsboro school board approves 3-tiered reopening plan

East Pennsboro Area School District reported that its school board on Tuesday approved a three-tiered reopening plan, which was discussed during a special meeting at the middle school gym to accommodate a larger crowd… More