With coronavirus closing school buildings in Berks County, districts keep the learning going

Officials at Conrad Weiser, like many other school districts across Berks County, are making efforts to provide at-home learning opportunities for students during the coronavirus shutdown, however long it may last… More

From reading wars to virtual museum tours, kids are still learning despite the coronavirus shutdown

In lieu of mandatory work during the temporary school shutdown, schools across Lancaster County are providing fun, voluntary challenges to stay connected with families and provide enrichment activities to help students stay engaged in learning… More

PA Schools Ready keeps districts and communities connected during shutdown

The evolving situation surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 has propelled the commonwealth and the world into an unprecedented scenario. While the uncertainties can be unsettling, we know that Pennsylvania has courage and through this, we will come back stronger together… More

How Lehigh Valley school districts are making sure kids don’t go hungry

More than 30,000 children in the Lehigh Valley don’t have access to plentiful, healthy food each day. Many local educators’ minds first went to those kids — the ones whose only meal all day might be a school lunch — when Pennsylvania Gov… More

Businesses, volunteers serving lunches to kids stranded by shutdown ‘as long as school is out’

Slowly but surely, one child turned to several under a pavilion Tuesday at Johnstown's Coopersdale Homes as John Kovac and Dave Trotz set up meals and served them with smiles. The youngsters were at home with schools closed during the coronavirus… More

PSBA establishes channel to answer COVID-19 questions

In light of statewide school closings and as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, PSBA is here to provide support to members and answer questions regarding how schools will operate, meet instructional requirements and provide services both now and in the future. Please send your questions to request@psba.org with your name, district and contact information… More

Panther Pack provides: East Pennsboro provides meals during school closure

Thanks to donations from local businesses like Al’s of Hampden and community volunteers, East Pennsboro School District is distributing food for meals from curbside for students who qualify for free and reduced lunch during the COVID-19 shutdown. See photos here or learn more about the Panther Pack… More

PDE provides clarity on COVID-19 response efforts

After Governor Wolf announced the closure of schools for two weeks on March 13, the Pennsylvania Department of Education provided further clarification as school district begin to navigate closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. For information about guidance pertaining to staff, students and district operations, please click here… More

Key Education and Community Organizations Come Together in Support of School Closures Ordered by Gov. Wolf

              For Immediate Release Media Contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson, chief communications officer annette.stevenson@psba.org 717.506.2450 ext. 3315 Media Contact for PSEA: Chris Lilienthal, asst. director of communications clilienthal@psea.org 717.244… More

PSBA CEO provides update regarding COVID-19’s impact on upcoming events

PSBA has been actively monitoring the situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus disease. PSBA has continually evaluated how to proceed with upcoming in-person events and meetings and is acting out of an abundance of caution in order to mitigate the spread of the disease… More