Electing PSBA Officers

Do you have strong communication and leadership skills and a vision for PSBA? Members interested in becoming the next leaders of PSBA are encouraged to submit an Application for Nomination no later than May 31 to PSBA's Leadership Development Committee (LDC)… More

April 30 webcast: Teaching the Facts and Dispelling the Myths about PSERS

In this live webcast at noon presented by experts from PSERS, get a better understanding of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), how it is funded and the history of how the employer rate has risen to its current level… More

May 7 webcast on School Safety and Security Coordinator role, report

All PA schools are required to designate a School Safety and Security Coordinator who compiles an annual report for the school board, among other responsibilities… More

Agriculture in PA: An interview with Sen. Bartolotta and the Freight Farm at Trinity Area School District

Agriculture as the leading industry in Pennsylvania provides viable career options for students who have wide-ranging aptitudes and interests. In this podcast, Sen. Bartolotta (part one) and leaders of Trinity Area School District (part two) with their Freight Farm provide perspective around how it can be introduced to students focused on different post-graduation paths… More

Proposals for PSBA’s 2020 Legislative Platform now being accepted

Your school board is invited to build PSBA’s legislative agenda by submitting proposals for consideration for PSBA’s 2020 Legislative Platform… More

2019 NSBA Conference in Philly – a Weekend of Opportunity

The national conference kicked-off this weekend with a welcome or two from our own PSBA President David Hutchinson (pictured left) at the Delegate Assembly and the Opening General Session, leading into some fantastic insights from top keynotes and session presenters… More

Nominations for the Allwein Society are welcome!

The Allwein Society is an award program recognizing school directors who are outstanding leaders and advocates on behalf of public schools and students. This prestigious honor was created in 2011 in memory of Timothy M… More

Applications open for Student Showcase at 2019 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference

Do you have talented student performers or groups at your district? Submit an application for them to be a part of the Student Showcase on Oct. 17 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the 2019 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference! We're looking for a variety of acts, from instrumental and vocal to dance and theater… More

Carving a career path: a case example for lowering the dropout rate in Columbia County

In this podcast, learn how the Central Columbia School District (Columbia Co.) has created the Career Pathways high school, a unique program that creates a spark, and leads students to meaningful professional paths. Find out more about how they are reducing dropout rates in the district. Listen online or with your favorite podcast app… More

Video EDition: spotlight on cyber charter reform legislation

In this installment, learn more about legislation introduced in the PA Senate and House of Representatives that would save millions of dollars for some school districts that make tuition payments for their students to attend cyber charter schools. For more detail: https://www.psba.org/issue/charter-school-reform/… More