New salary study available – 2016-17 school management salaries

Each year, the PSBA research staff prepares this study to provide a detailed analysis of school management salaries. Public school salaries used to compile this study were reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the 2016-17 school year… More

PSBA Extends Sympathy to Family and Friends of Dolores McCracken

Dolores McCracken, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) has passed away yesterday (November 13). PSBA offers its sincere condolences to her family, friends, and close colleagues… More

Keystone Education Radio discusses financial literacy for students

This episode focuses on financial literacy for students. Host Annette Gray is joined by Mid Penn Bank’s Director of Education and Development Scott Bostjancic and Retail Market Manager Amanda Brigaman (pictured from left to right). The discussion centers around the distinct needs and wants of the current student population, pertaining to banking and accessibility… More

Build on finance, policy, board culture skills at Applied School Director Training

Three convenient locations in December and January Take the next step in your professional development with Applied School Director Training… More

PSBA survey reveals board operations, community engagement and student representation

The PSBA Research Inquiry on School Board Operations is conducted every three years to compile information on how Pennsylvania public school boards operate, engage the community and provide opportunities for student representation. The 2018 survey results were recently published in the September/October issue of PSBA Bulletin… More

Equity Summit recap

On Oct. 16 students, school leaders and other education stakeholders, including PSBA members, gathered at Lebanon Valley College (LVC) for the 2018 Equity Summit held by the Institute for Educational Governance and Leadership (IEGL). In addition to keynotes by Dr. Sherri Lawson Clark and Dr… More

PA School Boards Association Honors Innovation in Public Education

Mechanicsburg, PA, October 17, 2018 – The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) honored outstanding recipients of the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards at a special awards dinner on Oct. 17 as part of the 2018 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center… More

Joan L. Benso to Receive the William Howard Day Award Recognizing Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Mechanicsburg, PA, October 17, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation (PaPEF) created the William Howard Day Award in 2015 to recognize outstanding contributions to public education by individuals, groups or organizations across the commonwealth. The PaPEF board of directors is pleased to award the 2018 William Howard Day Award to Joan L… More

PSBA in Support of Senate Bill 1095 – Years of Uncertainty will be Resolved with the Governor’s Signature

For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Annette Gray Director of Communications 717-590-8533 annette.gray@psba.org Mechanicsburg, PA, October 15, 2018 – With the passage of Senate Bill 1095, years of uncertainty and concern with the current system have been resolved for students and schools… More

PA lawmakers embrace alternatives to high-stakes exams to earn a high school diploma

Pennsylvania is well on its way to joining a growing number of states that have decided that requiring students to pass high-stakes tests to graduate is no longer the direction it wants to go… More