2019 NSBA Conference in Philly – a Weekend of Opportunity

The national conference kicked-off this weekend with a welcome or two from our own PSBA President David Hutchinson (pictured left) at the Delegate Assembly and the Opening General Session, leading into some fantastic insights from top keynotes and session presenters… More

Nominations for the Allwein Society are welcome!

The Allwein Society is an award program recognizing school directors who are outstanding leaders and advocates on behalf of public schools and students. This prestigious honor was created in 2011 in memory of Timothy M… More

Applications open for Student Showcase at 2019 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference

Do you have talented student performers or groups at your district? Submit an application for them to be a part of the Student Showcase on Oct. 17 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the 2019 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference! We're looking for a variety of acts, from instrumental and vocal to dance and theater… More

Carving a career path: a case example for lowering the dropout rate in Columbia County

In this podcast, learn how the Central Columbia School District (Columbia Co.) has created the Career Pathways high school, a unique program that creates a spark, and leads students to meaningful professional paths. Find out more about how they are reducing dropout rates in the district. Listen online or with your favorite podcast app… More

Video EDition: spotlight on cyber charter reform legislation

In this installment, learn more about legislation introduced in the PA Senate and House of Representatives that would save millions of dollars for some school districts that make tuition payments for their students to attend cyber charter schools. For more detail: https://www.psba.org/issue/charter-school-reform/… More

Commentary: Analyzing a statewide education report

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association recently released its annual report, the State of Education 2019… More

March 20 webcast targets mold in schools

Don't let problems with mold affect your district's ability to safely and effectively educate students. Learn from SERVPRO experts about mold prevention and remediation in this hour-long webcast on March 20 at noon. Identify key decision-makers involved in mold remediation and discuss their roles. This webcast is included in All-Access membership.  Learn more… More

PSBA on PCN TV show March 10

PSBA President-elect Eric Wolfgang (second from right), appeared as a guest on Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs, a television program of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), which airs on PCN. Topics discussed were the role of the school resource officer, Act 44 and the Safe2Say Something program. Air dates are: March 10 at 5:00 p.m… More

The Story Data Tells: March 6 Twitter Town Hall

PSBA will host a Twitter Town Hall discussion on: The Story Data Tells: a Picture of PA Public Education, March 6 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Join the Q&A discussion on Twitter (@PSBA) with leading education policy analyst and researcher on the 2019 State of Education report, Andy Christ… More

Podcast: Understanding the generations with Chuck Underwood

Talking with author, speaker, consultant and generational studies authority Chuck Underwood, this episode is centered around today’s living generations and pre-generation (the current K-12 student populace) and how they communicate, learn, live, and work based on distinct core values and experiences. Listen online or with your favorite podcast app… More