Podcast available – Language Differences: Harnessing Virtual Tools for Literacy

When teaching a class full of students with diverse backgrounds, multiple home languages and varying literacy levels, the challenge for teachers is finding the best way to reach each student… More

PSBA membership renewal due by July 15

As your school entity prepares for the fall, challenges remain and your need for support increases. From 24/7 crisis communications support to annual conference to resources and events assisting you with onboarding your new board members, we want to continue providing you with the tools you need to be effective… More

CDC issues guidance for 2021-22 school year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in Kindergarten (K)-12 Schools. This updated guidance for school administrators outlines strategies for K-12 schools to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain safe operations… More

Fall Virtual Advocacy Day – October 14

Continue the conversation! All public school leaders are invited to join us for our fall Virtual Advocacy Day on Thursday, October 14, 2021, via Zoom. The day will center around reaching out with legislators to discuss critical issues affecting public education… More

School Board Secretaries Forum seeks leadership

The PSBA School Board Secretaries Forum Steering Committee is seeking new leaders to serve in 2022. There are three committee seats open for a two-year term… More

PSBA offices closed July 5

PSBA offices will be closed July 5 in observance of the Fourth of July… More

General Assembly Adopts 2021-22 State Budget

The General Assembly has completed its work and sent a 2021-22 state budget plan to Gov. Wolf, meeting the deadline to have a budget adopted as the new fiscal year begins on July 1. The $40.8 billion budget is a spending increase of $1 billion, or 2… More

School Safety & Security Board Report: new update now available

In accordance with School Code, the School Safety and Security Coordinator is required to provide an annual report to the school board, in executive session, on the school entity’s current safety and security practices, and identify strategies to improve school safety and security… More

Proposals for the 2022 Legislative Platform now being accepted until July 23

The window is open for your school board to submit proposals for consideration for PSBA’s 2022 Legislative Platform. Boards may submit platform proposals during the May 21-July 23 window. All proposals will be presented to the PSBA Platform Committee on September 18 for consideration… More

School Leadership Conference: Call for Presenters extended

The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference will be held September 27-29 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in the Poconos. Apply now to present at conference! The deadline for submission has been extended to July 2, 2021. Learn more about the requirements and complete an application on PASchoolLeaders.org… More