Submit your questions to the Countdown

Do you have questions? We have the answers — if not, we will find them. Submit questions related to your role as a school board director to or use the button below… More

RQD courses now available online

Trust PSBA to provide your required school director training, with in-person, virtual and now all-new online courses! Head to to find all the dates and sessions available or get started with your online learning… More

Share your stories with Great PA Schools!

We want to hear your stories! Tell us what makes your district shine by submitting your success story to be featured on… More

Get ready to celebrate School Director Recognition Month in January 

School board directors volunteer their time and effort to ensure our public schools are governed well, for the benefit of students and the whole community. In honor of these public servants, January is once again being declared School Director Recognition Month. PSBA has compiled a list of resources online to help your district and community celebrate… More

Headline speakers announced for COSSBA Annual Conference

Meet the headline speakers for the COSSBA Annual Conference in Dallas on February 22-25, 2024: Shaun Harper Nancy Giordano Douglas Reeves Alberto Carvalho Mickey Smith, Jr. PSBA members are invited to join COSSBA in Dallas for this three-day conference and engage with pioneering education leaders from every corner of the country… More

Watershed program promotes experiential learning

The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program offered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) promotes locally relevant, experiential learning for students through meaningful watershed educational experiences. Students engage in hands-on learning both outdoors and in the classroom… More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving… More

2024 PSBA Governing Board officers elected

Members of PSBA heard the election results for new officers and sectional advisors at the hybrid Delegate Assembly on Saturday, November 4, conducted in person at PSBA offices in Mechanicsburg and via Zoom. Open voting for members of PSBA was held September 11-October 27 through a secure, online voting website… More

PDE releases 2022-23 state assessment results

This week the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) released results from the 2022-23 school year administration of state-level assessments: the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment (PASA), and Keystone Exams… More

ICYMI: Pennsylvania Education Innovation Award winners announced

The winners of the 2023 Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards were honored at the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference in October. The award, initiated in 2017, recognizes innovative leadership in public school board governance, administration and teaching… More