NEA Student Success and Learning and Leadership grants available

The NEA Foundation provides Student Success and Learning and Leadership grants to provide resources for educators to develop and implement projects that enhance students’ critical thinking as well as those hoping to engage in professional learning that can be implemented in their classrooms… More

Additional keynote speaker announced for 2023 School Leadership Conference

Author, award-winning speaker and renowned workforce strategist, Gregory Offner is the founder of the Global Performance Institute. He helps organizations around the world diminish disengagement while amplifying the passion and performance of the people they employ… More

Apply now to be part of the Keystone Classroom Initiative

The America250PA 2023-24 Keystone Classroom Initiative (KCI) application is now open! If your school did not get the chance to experience a KCI visit yet, NOW is your chance. The Keystone Classroom Initiative is a storytelling and visitation program for preschool through fourth grade classrooms, children's hospitals and youth camps across the commonwealth… More

PHEAA to host free FAFSA webinar

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is a statewide webinar on July 24, 2023, to guide college-bound students and their families in completing the 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) process… More

Submit your nominations for PA Education Innovation Awards

PSBA is accepting nominations for the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards recognizing innovative leaders in public schools in three categories: Innovative School Board Award Innovative School Leader Award Innovative Teacher Award The annual award will be presented as a part of the PA Public Education Foundation Awards and Student Showcase event on October 15 from 7:00-9:00 p.m… More

COSSBA webinar series available to stream

COSSBA's Urban Boards Alliance has posted recordings of episodes 1 and 2 of its webinar series. Members can register to download and watch the episodes, Poverty and Public Education and Food Insecurity and Public Education, on demand. Visit COSSBA's website for more information… More

SBS Forum Steering Committee seeks leadership candidates

The PSBA School Board Secretaries Forum Steering Committee is seeking new leaders to serve in 2024. There are three committee seats open for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2024, and ending December 31, 2025… More

Happy Independence Day!

We are taking a break to celebrate the holiday. All communications will resume with their normal schedule on Monday, July 10… More

Food assistance available to children and families over the summer

The USDA Summer Meals for Kids Site Finder can help families access Summer Meal Program locations in their area. The program provides meals to children participating in enrichment, recreational or activity programs over the summer. The site finder is also available in Spanish. It is updated weekly over the summer months… More

New grant funding available for paraeducators

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that $1.5 million in grant funding is available to establish or expand opportunities for practicing paraeducators in Pennsylvania schools to become special education teachers at no cost while actively learning and working in their school… More