PSERS sets employer contribution rate for 2021-22

Last week, the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) Board of Trustees certified an annual employer contribution rate of 34.94% for fiscal year 2021-22, which begins on July 1, 2020.    The board also certified and retained the current T-E member contribution rate of 7.5%, T-F member contribution rate of 10… More

Ask Your Members of Congress to Support Additional COVID Relief Legislation

A bipartisan, bicameral coalition of lawmakers in the U.S. Congress announced the framework for a $908 billion targeted, emergency COVID aid package… More

EdPAC election breakdown and recap

The 2020 elections have brought changes to the General Assembly. See the breakdown of overall House and Senate results and of key races statewide, including freshman legislators in this report by EdPAC… More

Upcoming digital workshops – register now!

This week, PSBA hosted two digital workshops. On December 1, the “Roles and Responsibilities” workshop provided school directors with the opportunity to dive deeper into the role of effective governance and better understand the function of management… More

Update your board’s records

Tomorrow, administrative assistants, board secretaries and business managers will receive a detailed email indicating how your entity’s information can be updated in PSBA’s member portal following your board’s reorganization. School entity portal administrators only need to log in to this area if you have changes to your board, including a new president, vice president or liaison… More

State of Education report survey opens today

The annual State of Education report (2020 report available here) is a comprehensive compilation and evaluation of timely data related to public education in the commonwealth. Superintendents, you should have received a link to the 2020 State of Education survey in your email inbox today… More

Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday

PSBA is thankful for its members and their commitment and dedication to serving Pennsylvania’s students, schools and communities… More

Podcast available – Learning Disabilities, Virtual Learning & the Parent-Teacher Partnership

One in five individuals has a learning difference or attention challenge. While these individuals are in many cases just as capable as their peers, they face obstacles, stigma and misconceptions that others do not… More

The 2020 William Howard Day Award Presentation to Mr. Rich Poirier

PSBA and the PA Public Education Foundation are pleased to present the 2020 William Howard Day Award to Mr. Rich Poirer, chief executive officer and president of Church Mutual… More

Training specifically designed for school board secretaries

On January 27, 2021, gain the tools needed to prepare for a new school year, such as the latest policy and legal updates, networking opportunities, and a review of essential skills. Attendees will hear from education technology innovator, author and thought-leader Thomas C… More