Helping local communities better understand the role and authority of school boards will support a collaborative and effective relationship between elected school officials and their constituency.
The Inseparable Tie Between Board Culture and Effectiveness
Learn about what it takes to operate a board effectively, efficiently and productively, and why leadership is the responsibility of seasoned board members and newcomers alike.
Collective Bargaining in Public Schools
In this episode of Keystone Education Radio, podcast host Annette Stevenson is joined by Stuart Knade, PSBA’s senior director of legal services. Annette and Stuart discuss the role of collective bargaining in Pennsylvania’s public schools, including common misconceptions and the specific challenges schools face during the process.
Civic Engagement in the Generation Called Z
Why is it so important to engage students, who are still in high school, in matters of politics and voting?
An interview with Dr. G. Terry Madonna, columnist, political commentator and host of Pennsylvania Newsmakers, the state’s premier politics and public policy interview and commentary television show
Dr. G. Terry Madonna joins podcast host, Annette Gray covering topics pertaining to education funding, the upcoming gubernatorial election, the impact of the female vote, and the evolving political landscape.
Suicide Awareness and Prevention: School Policy (Part 1)
This episode begins a multi-part series on suicide awareness and prevention, where we’ll focus on the multi-layered issue faced by schools, educators and administrators.
Bethlehem superintendent’s effective social media approach; a unique industrial arts program; and interviews with PA senators Dinniman and Eichelberger
In this episode, PSBA Executive Director Nathan Mains interviews Dr. Joseph Roy, superintendent of Bethlehem Area School District about using social media to interact with students and how he makes the call on weather-related closings and delays.
ESSA transition; Success Starts Here public awareness campaign
In this episode, PSBA Executive Director Nathan Mains talks with Dr. David Volkman, executive deputy secretary of the Department of Education, about PA’s transition to the ESSA. Also, learn more about the public awareness campaign for PA public education – Success Starts Here.
ESSA, Pa. pension crisis with Pew Charitable Trust, March 2016
In this episode, Nathan Mains discusses the newly passed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with a panel of co-facilitators from the recent ESSA Study Group held in Harrisburg. The group worked through suggestions on implementing the new law in Pennsylvania.