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

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

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

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

PSBA Welcomes a New Communications Director

Mechanicsburg, PA, July 10, 2018 – The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is proud to announce a new addition to the directorship of the organization. Annette Gray has joined PSBA as director of communications… More

Your input is needed to build the future of public education!

The Commonwealth Education Blueprint is a multiyear effort founded and managed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) to develop and implement a statewide vision for the future of public education… More

US Supreme Court decision in Janus vs AFSCME strikes down public sector agency fees, requires immediate action by employers

Earlier today, PSBA provided guidance for school solicitors regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this morning in Janus v… More

Legislative Priorities Survey closing Friday

Every two years individual school directors are invited to participate in a process to select PSBA's Legislative Priorities for the upcoming session of the General Assembly. All school directors have received a priority issue survey through a separate email from PSBA… More

PSBA applauds Senate for passage of bill to provide key reforms to high school graduation requirements

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) applauds the state Senate for the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 1095, legislation introduced by Senator Thomas McGarrigle (R-Chester/Delaware) that expands opportunities for students by providing multiple pathways to demonstrate readiness for high school graduation in addition to Keystone Exams… More

STATEMENT: PSBA pleased that education, school safety remains a priority in state budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased that the 2018-19 state budget adopted by the General Assembly this afternoon contains increases for education and school safety. The spending plan retains Gov. Wolf’s original request of $100 million for the basic education subsidy and increase of about 1.7 percent from the current year… More