SB 780, supporting the role of telemedicine (Sept. 23, 2018)

September 23, 2018 House Professional Licensure Pennsylvania House of Representatives Re: Senate Bill 780 Dear Representative, On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the Commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to request your support of Senate Bill 780 Sponsored by Senator Elder Vogel to be considered by the House Professional Licensure committee… More

The Story Behind the Success of a Community School

Testimony presented by Rick Amato, principal, Broughal Middle School, Bethlehem Area School District Good morning. My name is Rick Amato, and I have the honor of serving as the Principal of Broughal Middle in the Bethlehem Area School District… More

Testimony: Community Schools (Sept. 19, 2018)

Testimony of PSBA CEO Nathan G. Mains, presented before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, Workforce, Community and Economic Development Good morning Chairman Browne, Subcommittee Chairman Eichelberger, Chairman Hughes, Subcommittee Chairwoman Schwank and members of the Senate Appreciations Subcommittee on Education, Workforce, Community and Economic Development… More

Testimony: HB 2571, P.N. 3883, public employee “fair share” representation fees (Sept. 5, 2018)

Testimony by Stuart L. Knade, PSBA senior director of legal services, before the House Committee on Labor and Industry Good morning Chairman Kauffman, Chairman Galloway and members of the House Labor and Industry Committee… More

Lorraine Rocco (Freedom Area SD)

Lorraine received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA. She was employed by a national healthcare purchasing organization for 27 years as a Director of Human Resources… More

Jo Anne Yarnall, West Chester SD (Chester Co.)

Jo Anne was born and raised in West Chester, PA and began driving a school bus for Krapf Bus Company when she was 19 years old.  10 years later she moved into the office as a driver supervisor while still driving when needed… More

Jim Pearson, Seneca Valley SD (Butler Co.)

Pearson, a Wexford resident, has previous experience as the assistant principal of Deer Lakes Middle School, as well as the assistant principal of Hampton Middle School and the dean of students for Hampton High School. Mr… More

Randy S. Williams, Sr.

Randy Joined Krapf’s in 2016, possessing over twenty-six years of experience in the passenger transportation and service industry, with the last seventeen in student transportation.  Before joining Krapf’s, Randy was the Area General Manager for a large contractor, overseeing 16 operating locations throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania… More

Nathan G. Mains, PSBA CEO

Nathan G. Mains began his tenure as CEO of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association in September 2013… More

Thomas Kerek*, Kane Area SD (McKean Co.)

Greetings from the northern part of the Pennsylvania Wilds: to the sprawling city of State College. I am Major Thomas Kerek (Ret.) a 22 year veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and 28 year retired Federal Government Employee. I am currently seeking the Sectional 2 Advisor position within the Pennsylvania School Board Association… More