Crestwood secures FUSE grant for STEM learning

Crestwood School District (Luzerne Co.) has been awarded one of eight Siemens FUSE grants, valued at $26,000, to help support STEM learning in the areas of coding, design, 3D printing in addition to skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration… More

Come early to conference for extra learning on equity and charter authorization

The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference opens October 16. Come one day early to take advantage of these learning opportunities, offered on October 15, 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. in the Cocoa Rooms at Hershey Lodge & Convention Center. Register now on myPSBA! Separate registration is required… More

Register now for the Sleep & Student Performance webcast

Our students face many issues today, but who would have imagined sleep deprivation could be a significant issue? The Joint State Government Commission established an advisory committee to study the issues, benefits and options related to school districts instituting later start times in secondary schools… More

Video EDition: School Director Required Training FAQ

According to state law, all school directors must complete training. How many hours are required if you are a new school director? What about if you’re re-elected? How can you access high-quality, compliant training? Get the answers to these and other related questions in this episode… More

Mark your calendar: EdPAC Reception at conference

Help support the election of pro-public education candidates to the legislature! To learn more, plan to attend the EdPAC reception held during the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference on October 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cocoa Rooms at Hershey Lodge & Convention Center… More

Suicide Awareness and Prevention webcast — September 25

September is National Suicide Awareness Month. A part of the state’s recent school safety and security measures include a relevant focus on suicide awareness and prevention… More

Podcast: One District’s Move to Equity (Part 1) — Developing an Equity Program

This two-part episode out of a three-part series focuses on how one school district in Pennsylvania has moved to embed equity into its education practice. In part 1, Mr. Ken Nickson, the coordinator of educational diversity, equity and inclusion at Erie Public Schools transports us to the diverse city of Erie and its school district… More

Video EDition: Urgent and Crisis Communications for School Districts: Best Practices

How should school districts communicate with the public when a situation arises? In this installment, learn the basics of communicating clearly to mitigate tension. Also, get details on the new Crisis Communications hotline and support service, a new benefit for all PSBA member school districts… More

Nominate a district program for the Magna Awards

Nominations are now being accepted through October 31 for the 2020 Magna Awards — a national recognition program that honors school board best practices and innovative programs that advance student learning and promote equity in education… More

Introducing PSBA Crisis Communications services

We are happy to announce PSBA's new Crisis Communications services for members… More