January is School Director Recognition Month

Each year, PSBA sets aside a time in January to honor school directors for the challenging work they do in leading our schools all year long… More

ICYMI: Meet your 2022 PSBA president, David Hein

In the first Video EDition episode of the new year, PSBA CEO Nathan Mains talks with David Hein, 2022 PSBA president and Parkland School Board president. Watch the full video or read more about the association's new president… More

Register for Charter School Authorization 101

Join us for the first installment in a new series of educational webinars hosted by the Keystone Center for Charter Change regarding charter school authorization. Learn from the Pennsylvania school district that authorizes more charter schools than all other school districts in the state combined… More

PSBA’s 2020-21 Substitute Teacher Compensation Report now available

On average, daily substitute teachers in Pennsylvania were paid $105 per day for 2020-21. Of the 485 responding Pennsylvania public school districts, 462 reported a daily rate. The most frequent pay rate (mode) and the median pay rate are $100 per day. The minimum reported rate is $78 per day, and the maximum is $160… More

Happy New Year from PSBA

Happy New Year to the PSBA community! We look forward to continuing to serve you in your role in 2022… More

Register now for upcoming required school director training

According to law, newly elected and appointed school board directors are required to complete five hours of training and reelected school board directors must complete three hours of training. With more than 125 years of experience in school governance expertise, PSBA has been approved by the PA Department of Education to provide the required training… More

2022 Virtual School Board Secretaries Conference: Register now

School board secretaries, register now on myPSBA for the 2022 Virtual School Board Secretaries Conference on January 26! You are an essential part of school boards’ success, and this annual event is designed to meet the your specific networking and training needs. The conference provides the latest policy and legal updates, and helps attendees refresh skills… More

Today’s PTA: A leading child advocacy organization

Beyond the known monthly meetings and bake sales, today’s Parent Teacher Association or PTA is a leading child advocacy organization comprised of millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders all devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools… More

Monthly Exchanges to resume in 2022

All School Board Directors: Monthly Exchange is an opportunity for all school board directors to gather virtually to network and learn about new and timely information for school boards. These sessions will resume in January and run through June 2022. Find session dates and register here… More

PSBA Superintendent/Executive Search Services

When a leadership position is open at your school district, it’s vital that the candidates are the right fit. PSBA Superintendent/Executive Search Services can lead your team through each step of the executive search process, utilizing best practices and strategy guidance, along with cognitive and behavioral assessments… More