Passion for public education leads Hannah to advocacy ambassador role

Lena Hannah, a three-term member of the South Fayette School Board and one of six advocacy ambassador for the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, spends most her days talking about public education… More

New advertisements feature Williamsport Area SD backpack program

Watch the 30-second and the extended cut versions of the new television commercial for the Success Starts Here public awareness campaign! Also, hear the radio ad… More

School threat assessment webinar recording on myPSBA

In March, PSBA and several other organizations hosted an exclusive webinar for members about proactive measures school entities can take related to safety and security. Presenter Dr. Marisa R. Randazzo is a managing partner of SIGMA Threat Management Associates and an international expert on threat assessment, targeted violence and violence prevention… More

PSBA State of Education report on the news

On April 22, PSBA Chief Executive Officer Nathan G. Mains and Tom Gluck, executive director of the PA Association of Intermediate Units, appeared on ABC Channel 27's show This Week in Pennsylvania to discuss the State of Education report, property tax elimination legislation, standardized testing and school violence… More

April 19 town hall to focus on school safety

PSBA, PA State Education Association, PA Association of School Administrators, PA Principals Association and PA PTA and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will jointly host a town hall meeting on school safety issues on April 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Susquehanna Township High School Auditorium… More

School leaders advocate for public education

About 100 school directors joined with members of PA Association of Intermediate Units to participate in yesterday's Advocacy Day at the State Capitol. Attendees started with some legislative updates and moved into meetings with lawmakers. Top issues discussed included Senate Bill 2, which proposes Education Savings Accounts (vouchers) and graduation requirements… More

2018 State of Education highlights successes, challenges facing public education

Representatives of several education leadership associations today released the 2018 State of Education report (https://www.psba.org/SOE-2018) highlighting the many successes and challenges facing public education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania… More

2018 School Leadership Conference: Call for presentations

Share your ideas and expertise with other education leaders at annual conference! PASA and PSBA seek relevant and compelling presentations for the 2018 School Leadership Conference educational sessions that encourage board members and administrators to think broadly about their respective roles in public education. Presentation topics are open to all areas of education and training… More

April 18 webinar focuses on school safety

Schools should be healthy and secure environments that nurture learning as well as provide the necessary safety measures to mitigate safety threats… More

PSBA supports proposal to provide alternative pathways to graduation

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) supports legislation introduced today by Senator Thomas McGarrigle (R-Chester/Delaware) that provides multiple pathways for demonstrating readiness for graduation in addition to passing Keystone Exams… More