In 2018, PSBA adopted an Equity Statement proclaiming a call for equity in the provision of education for Pennsylvania's students. PSBA's Equity Statement defines equity as, “…the just and fair distribution of resources based upon each individual student's needs. Equitable resources included funding, programs, policies, initiatives and supports that target each student's unique background and school context to guarantee that all students have equal access to a high-quality education.”

PSBA will continue the path forward by addressing specific equity issues in the form of white papers, best practice case studies, webcasts and webinars, podcasts, educational training and workshops, resource guides, an equity toolkit, and policy.

For more information, contact Dr. Heather Bennett, director of school equity services, at or 717-506-2450 ext. 3384.

  • Heather Bennett
    Director of School Equity Services

Equity Taskforce

Listen to public school leaders as they describe why Equity is important and how it impacts their school districts. Then, explore the practices being utilized to move equity forward in their school districts. Use these testimonials to discover how Equity can support you in an effort to create a just and fair distribution of resources for all your student’s needs.

News and Announcements

2nd Annual Equity Summit announced

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is hosting a pre-conference Equity Summit on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This summit presents an ...
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