Discussion continues regarding fall athletics

On Friday, August 7, The PIAA Board of Directors met to review Governor Wolf’s statement strongly recommending no interscholastic and recreational sports until January 1. The PIAA board believes that the governor’s strong recommendation to delay sports to January 1, 2021, has a potential negative impact on the students’ physical, social, emotional and mental health… More

New myPSBA app available for download

PSBA is pleased to announce the launch of the new myPSBA app. Available for download in the Apple App Store or Google Play, this app allows users to access their favorite PSBA resources at the tip of their fingers… More

Podcast available – Keeping Students Safe While Learning Online

On a newly released episode of Keystone Education Radio, podcast host Annette Stevenson is joined by Daniel Eliot, the director of education and strategic initiatives for the National Cyber Security Alliance. Daniel provides insight into the roles that parents, teachers, school administrators and students play in staying safe online… More

Free cloth masks available for PA districts

Through the generosity of clothing company Bella+Canvas and tennis pro Serena Williams, in partnership with the National School Boards Association, PSBA has received an allocation of 80,000 free face masks to distribute to the public school students of Pennsylvania… More

Slate of candidates for PSBA leadership positions now available

The slate of candidates for open PSBA leadership positions is now available on PSBA.org. Voting opens August 23 and will continue through October 11. Boards should be sure to add discussion and voting on candidates to their agenda during one of their meetings in August, September or October before the open voting period ends… More

New Success Starts Here website launches

SuccessStartsHere.org is coming out fresh, with PSBA’s launch of a newly designed website today, featuring the success stories of public school districts statewide. The launch of the site is only one part of a statewide promotional campaign that will roll out through a variety of online media, along with television and radio… More

What do school boards do?

In celebration of PSBA’s 125th anniversary, President-Elect Art Levinowitz visited Upper Dublin’s Thomas Fitzwater Elementary School to ask students what they think a school board is and what it does… More

Attend complimentary federal advocacy webinar

On Monday, July 27, at 2:00 p.m., PSBA and the National School Boards Assocation will be providing an important federal update on legislative proposals to provide the next round of financial relief… More

Podcast available – Therapeutic Emotional Support: An Award-Winning Program at Upper St. Clair

Upper St. Clair High School was awarded the 2020 Magna Award in the “under 5,000 enrollment” category for its 409 Program, the district’s unique approach to therapeutic emotional support. The award recognizes innovation and creativity in school programs that remove barriers to help increase student achievement… More

PSBA supports targeted liability coverage during pandemic

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), along with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and Association for Educational Service Agencies (AESA), sent a letter to congressional leaders requesting that they include temporary and targeted liability relief for school districts within the next round of COVID-19 aid legislation… More