EdPAC reception features lt. governor candidates

Join EdPAC for an evening reception with lieutenant governor candidates Jeff Bartos and John Fetterman on behalf of EdPAC, a political action committee that supports the election of pro-public education leaders to the General Assembly. The reception will be held during the 2018 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Cocoa Suite 2 and 3… More

Work toward an equitable education for all

How can your district remove barriers to student success? Join education leaders from across the commonwealth at The Institute for Educational Governance and Leadership’s Equity Summit 2018. Hear keynotes and sessions that address issues and barriers — specific to Pennsylvania — which affect opportunities for our students to learn… More

EdPAC reception helps support election of pro-public education leaders

Do you want to help strengthen public education in the commonwealth? Join with EdPAC, a political action committee that supports the election of pro-public education leaders to the General Assembly. EdPAC will hold a fundraising reception at the 2018 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Cocoa 2-3… More

Is voting on your board agenda?

Voting is open online through Oct. 11 for 2019 PSBA officer and Insurance Trust trustee positions. Just like last year, voting takes place online through a secure, third-party website — Simply Voting. Each member school entity casts one vote per office… More

Applications for new state school safety grants now accepted until Oct. 12

Please share this urgent message with your School Safety and Security Coordinator Schools are now invited to apply for grants under the state’s new School Safety and Security Grant Program established under Act 44 of 2018, with a deadline of Friday, Oct. 12 to submit applications… More

School Law Workshop — Oct. 17

The Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association’s annual School Law Workshop will be held Oct. 17 at the Hotel Hershey. The workshop is a multi-topic, expert-level seminar designed for Pennsylvania school law practitioners, reviewing current issues arising in representing public school entities and offering ideas for practical approaches and solutions. Participants may earn up to 5… More

PSBA provides Act 55 compliant training

Your source for Act 55 compliant training PSBA is an approved provider of training that meets Act 55 requirements, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). By clicking here, members can access complimentary Act 55 compliant training from PSBA with proof of attendance… More

Campaign looks to give public schools platform to tell positive news

For some students, summer vacation ended last week. For others it ends Tuesday. As kids get back in the classroom, one group is offering up a platform for schools to share their stories. The website, successstartshere.org, is headed up by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. KYW Newsradio 1060, Sept… More

Extra! Extra! Get your digital badges on myPSBA

You’ve earned your badges, so download today to share with your friends on social media, post on your resume and include on your email signature. Log into myPSBA then click ‘My Transcript' and navigate to ‘My Badge Collection’ to view your earned badges… More

Understanding market movement percentages can help with salary decisions

School districts are frequently challenged with pay practice decisions as they relate to how the broader competitive market adjusts over time. Having a sound system as a foundation can alleviate these concerns and create guidance for a systematic approach toward pay decisions. PSBA assists in this process by publishing market movement percentages annually… More