Video EDition: Rep. Mike Tobash discusses career & tech ed. legislation HB 522

Rep. Mike Tobash (R – Schuylkill, Dauphin) and PSBA Chief Advocacy Officer John Callahan discuss House Bill 522, legislation that would provide tax credits for businesses that contribute to career and technical education programs in participating public schools and career and technical education centers… More

PSBA’s webcast on PSERS now online

A recording of PSBA's April 30 webcast, Teaching the Facts and Dispelling the Myths is now available on myPSBA in the Online Learning section. Experts from PSERS outline 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

Register for the School Solicitors Symposium on July 11-12, 2019

Are you a school law practitioner? Register now on myPSBA for School Solicitors Symposium July 11-12 at Nittany Lion Inn in State College. The symposium provides networking opportunities and training focused on topics of special significance to the practice of school law. Participants may earn up to 7.5 CLE credits (6.5 substantive, 1 ethics)… More

PSBA Bylaws amendment proposals due May 15

As stated in Article XII, proposals for amending the PSBA Bylaws must be submitted by May 15 of each year for consideration by the Bylaws Committee. Proposals should be addressed to the Bylaws Committee Chair and sent to PSBA headquarters by the May 15, 2019, deadline… More

Press Conference: Leaders in education to present key issues Monday, April 29, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Pennsylvania School Boards Association Annette Stevenson, Sr. Director of Communications annette.stevenson@psba.org Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units Thomas E. Gluck, Executive Director tgluck@paiu.org Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators Dr. Mark DiRocco, Executive Director mdirocco@pasa-net… More

Watch: Legislation allows flexible instructional days

In this special Capitol Update, PSBA Chief Advocacy Officer John Callahan talks with Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill about Senate Bill 440, which would codify a pilot program that allows schools to use flexible instructional days in the instance of a cancellation for weather or other emergencies. Participation in the program is optional for districts… More

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