PSBA seeks to fill PIAA District representative vacancies

PSBA seeks members who are interested in serving on Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Districts 4 and 7 (see map) for the current term that began on July 1, 2019. The appointment will be effective upon the PSBA Board of Directors' approval and run through June 30, 2021… More

Important Judicial Advocacy Win for PSBA — Pa. Supreme Court Reverses in Carr v. PennDOT

In Rachel L. Carr v. PennDOT and Pa… More

PSBA launches new advocacy campaign and resolution

Yesterday PSBA released a Special Legislative Report announcing a new advocacy effort designed to relieve school districts from the effects of state-imposed unfunded and underfunded mandates and provide the flexibility needed to weather the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic… More

PSBA introduces new digital evaluation platform

PSBA is pleased to introduce a new PSBA tool — digital evaluations powered by MetricsED! The MetricsED evaluation tool allows school boards to fulfill the critical responsibility of evaluating their superintendent while promoting a goal-aligned, reflective and evidence-based evaluation process… More

Penn-Trafford elementary students attend online concert

Mrs. Andrea Frescura’s second-grade music students from Harrison Park, Sunrise and Level Green Elementary Schools (Penn-Trafford School District) recently attended virtual orchestra performances by several ensembles, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Brass Section… More

2020 School Safety and Security Board Report webinar available

School Safety and Security Coordinators are required to provide an annual report to their school board in executive session. In the School Safety and Security Board Report – What Should I Include in 2020? webinar, Vincent Champion, Esq… More

Podcast available – The Cost of Public Education During COVID-19 and Beyond

On a newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio, podcast host Annette Stevenson is joined by PSBA Chief Advocacy Officer John Callahan and Director of Research Andy Christ. They discuss the funding Pennsylvania’s school districts need to continue educating their students and serving their communities… More

Q&A with Broadway star Raquel Suarez-Groen

Perseverance, tenacity, endurance – these are all qualities that Broadway stars must have to perform in 450 shows a year, which amounts to eight shows a week. In order to give their best performance at every show, actors and actresses need to be in top physical and mental shape… More

Norwin teachers make face shields for ambulance service, school nurse sews masks

Two Norwin teachers with experience on their school’s 3D printer, recently produced 40 plastic face shields for a local ambulance service… More

Students in Indiana County make face shields for frontline workers

Working with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, high school students from across Indiana County are combining remote learning with community service… More