Podcast available: Engagement, Community & Training for Educators: Data-Driven Approaches to Success

On a recent episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Teaching Lab CEO Sarah Johnson on the important work her organization is doing to support and train teachers as they work to engage students now and going forward… More

Upcoming budget recap webinar

On Tuesday, February 2, Gov. Tom Wolf will present his 2021-22 state budget proposal before a joint meeting of the Senate and House of Representatives. Following the governor’s budget address, the Senate and House appropriations committees will convene hearings beginning March 15 on specific components of the proposal… More

New resources now available

The Essentials of Board Leadership publication is now available on myPSBA under the Resources tab. The four foundations of board leadership responsibilities articulated in this new publication correspond with the upcoming Essentials of Board Leadership Webinar Workshop Series, which will take place from January – April… More

Register for upcoming learning opportunities!

If you have not registered for this week's learning opportunities, it's not too late! On January 13, the first session of the Essentials of Board Leadership webinar workshop series. will be hosted. This four-session series of workshops is exclusively for board presidents, vice presidents and superintendents. Each workshop will offer 75 minutes of professional development… More

PDE issues guidelines for pupil transportation subsidy changes for 2020-21

The PA Department of Education (PDE) has issued guidelines pursuant to Act 136 of 2020, which creates a modified calculation of the Pupil Transportation Subsidy for school year 2020-21, payable in the 2021-22 fiscal year. The guidelines were developed in consultation with PSBA, the PA Association of School Business Officials and the PA School Bus Association… More

Statement from Nathan Mains, PSBA chief executive officer, on yesterday’s events in Washington, DC

As I watched the events in Washington, DC unfold yesterday, I was filled with a sense of absolute disbelief. I could not help but recall a similar feeling from September 11, 2001 – sitting in front of the television watching events that seemed more like a bad Hollywood movie than reality in America… More

January/February 2021 Bulletin released

The January/February 2021 Bulletin features an introduction to your new PSBA President Dr. Art Levinowitz. Read an interview with him about his plans and priorities for the year. Also, take a look at the pandemic-responsive shift in board operations… More

Student and Volunteer Accident Insurance webinar

During this particularly unique year, accident insurance for students and volunteers may be more essential than ever. Join the PSBA Insurance Trust and A-G Administrators for a panel discussion on why having accident insurance coverage is advantageous, especially during COVID-19. Live Q&A will follow the discussion… More

Warmest Seasons Greetings from PSBA

For 2021, PSBA has updated the face of our e-newsletters, including Daily EDition, to create a more cohesive look among the association's publications, while continuing to provide the timely information you expect. Our offices will close December 25 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. Daily EDition will also resume January 4… More

Podcast available: When COVID has Many of us Stretched Thin – How to Cope and De-stress

In a recent episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Dana Guerrero, licensed clinical social worker and mediation and yoga instructor. Annette and Dana discuss strategies to help manage the tough emotions we are all facing in the ongoing climate of the COVID-19 pandemic… More