Register for COSSBA’s Federal Advocacy Conference

Are you passionate about influencing policy decisions at the federal level? Do you want to make a difference and have your voice heard? Register to be a part of COSSBA's most impactful advocacy event of the year, the Federal Advocacy Conference on September 25-27 in Washington, DC. This event is limited to 185 attendees… More

Join us for Start Strong on September 13

Following the November elections, Pennsylvania’s school boards will welcome new directors to their governance team. At PSBA’s Start Strong event, learn the best strategies for integrating these new members to become effective and well-informed officials… More

Grants support transformative education projects

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting applications through August 1 for the Education Innovation and Research: Early-phase grant program, which looks to support innovative solutions to persistent problems in K-12 education that may not have exhaustive research yet demonstrate a rationale for their potential effectiveness… More

COSSBA Urban Boards Alliance Webinar Series continues June 20

Members are invited to join COSSBA to explore the issue of food insecurity and how it impacts children and families across the United States in an upcoming webinar on June 20 at noon. Discussion will include expert presentations along with practical steps that school districts can take to address opportunities in their communities… More

Plan to attend this year’s pre-conference event on October 15

This year's pre-conference event, Safe and Sound – Improving School Safety and Student Mental Health, will be held on Sunday, October 15 and will feature two session tracks, focusing on the physical security aspects of school safety plus the student support and mental health needs of schools… More

Register for the 2023 School Solicitors Symposium

Want to learn more about the issues and trends impacting the legal representation of public school entities? Attorneys may register now for the 2023 School Solicitors Symposium on July 13-14 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, PA… More

School Leadership Conference registration is open

The 2023 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference brings together administrators, school board members, school board secretaries, school solicitors, educational vendors and, most importantly, students from school districts across the commonwealth. Be inspired at the professional development event of the year. New this year: there will be 2 busses traveling from Western PA, complimentary to all membership! Visit PASchoolLeaders… More

Deadline June 7: $2.5M Prize Challenge Seeks Nationwide Innovation in Student Work-Based Learning

The Career Z Challenge: Expanding Work-Based Learning Opportunities for Gen Z, a $2.5 million federal open innovation prize competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, is nearing the submission deadline. Submissions are due June 7, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. Click here to start your submission… More

Deadline extended to apply to present or perform at 2023 School Leadership Conference

Part of what makes the School Leadership Conference such a valuable experience is the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by colleagues — and our students… More

PSBA Countdown – Submit your questions!

Do you have questions? We have the answers — if not, we will find them! Submit questions related to your role as a school board director to… More