PSBA elections open

Voting is now open online through October 11, 2019, for PSBA officer and Insurance Trust trustee positions. Voting takes place online through a secure, third-party website — Simply Voting. Each member school entity casts one vote per office… More

Podcast – The Impact of Act 7: Saving Lives Through Hands-Only CPR

Act 7 of 2019 has just taken effect, requiring the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to develop and provide curriculum for hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to schools, now part of required high school instruction… More

Video EDition: Act 67 revises school safety and security personnel requirements, training

How is your school entity affected by School Code revisions in Act 67 of 2019? In this installment, get a brief overview of the new requirements and training needs for school resource officers, school police officers and school security guards, and learn how to define these roles… More

PSBA Addresses the Senate Education Committee on Charter School Funding Reform

Contact: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer annette.stevenson@psba… More

PSBA Supports Governor Taking Steps to Address Charter Funding Issues

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (Mechanicsburg, PA) – Today, Governor Tom Wolf is calling for reform of the currently flawed funding system for charter and cyber charter schools and strengthening accountability and transparency. PSBA is pleased to see the Governor take action both by pushing much needed regulatory reform and proposing comprehensive legislation… More

PSBA to host required training for school resource officers, Sept. 30 – Oct. 4

Act 67 of 2019 requires all school security personnel, including school police officers, school resource officers and school security guards, to complete the basic school resource officer (SRO) training course offered by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). Currently employed security personnel must complete the training by the beginning of March… More

PSBA officer elections open soon

PSBA has released the slate of candidates for officers for the association, and the open period for member entities to cast their votes will begin this month. Each member entity will have one vote for each officer… More

Aug. 28 webcast: School Safety and Security Personnel Overview

New provisions for school police officers, school resource officers and school security guards were put into place with Act 67 of 2019. Get key information to help your board decide which roles best meet its needs and whether to employ or contract for positions… More

Podcast: Summer Learning Loss and the Long-Term Impact

Storybook summers depict kids swimming, biking and climbing trees with friends, but how does this fit into the topic of summer learning loss and the opportunity gap? Creating meaningful and productive summer months for youth does not automatically equate to the traditional summer school model with kids confined to classrooms… More

Education Excellence Fair

Discover innovative and exemplary initiatives in PA public schools at the Education Excellence Fair! A favorite event at the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference, the fair will be held outside the exhibit hall on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m… More