Keynote Webinar Series

PSBA hosted a six-week Keynote Webinar Series for members to hear world-class keynotes address topics of interest, from the comfort and safety of their homes. Please login to myPSBA to access recorded versions of the webinars. We've recently launched part two of the Keynote Webinar Series. Click here for more information… More

Volume II 2020 of the Policy News Network+ is now available

Volume II 2020 of the Policy News Network+ (PNN+) is now available in the web-based policy system… More

Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Extend Statewide School Closures: Impact on School Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer annette.stevenson@psba.org 717.506.2450 ext. 3315 Thursday, April 9,2020 [Mechanicsburg, PA] – The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) supports and appreciates Governor Wolf’s decision to extend the closure of school buildings for the remainder of the current academic year… More

Quakertown Community School District provided curbside technology support for students

Read more about how this district set up curbside technology support for students… More

Richland High School organizes virtual choir

March 20th was supposed to be the opening night of Richland High School’s Musical performance of The Hello Girls. While staff and students hope that they can still perform the show in its entirety, they organized a virtual choir type performance of the song “The Duration” in the meantime… More

Key education associations release Act 13 FAQ

On March 27, Governor Wolf signed Act 13 of 2020 into law, amending the School Code to address issues schools are facing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which resulted in statewide, indefinite school closures… More

SMASD counselors start ‘Dutch Counselor Connection’ page for students

St. Marys Area School District counselors have teamed up to create an online platform through which students can still connect with them during the coronavirus closure period… More

Philly schools spending $11M on computers to be used during coronavirus closures; Comcast CEO, family donating $5M

The Philadelphia school board voted to authorize $11 million for the purchase of up to 50,000 computers to make distance learning possible for all students during an extended school closure forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Comcast Corp… More

Podcast provides guidance regarding unemployment compensation

In this timely episode of Keystone Education Radio, Geoffrey D. Moomaw, President of Interstate Tax Service, Inc., provides guidance on how schools should proceed with unemployment compensation during the COVID-19 outbreak… More

Staying in Touch: Why Kids Need Teachers During Coronavirus School Closings

On the second day of her school’s COVID-19 related closure, sixth-grade teacher Elizabeth Raff sent her students a video through Google Classroom… More