Beyond the known monthly meetings and bake sales, today’s Parent Teacher Association or PTA is a leading child advocacy organization comprised of millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders all devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools.
Community Relations & Communication: A talk with PSBA’s president-elect David Hein
On this episode of Keystone Education Radio, hear from PSBA’s president-elect and Parkland School District’s board president David Hein on his district’s drive to continuously learn, grow and communicate effectively, and what he calls failing forward.
Disruptive Innovation – Turning challenges into positive changes
Learn more about the Institute’s research and what the report’s author Tom Arnett has to say about their findings in this Keystone Education Radio conversation with host Annette Stevenson.
Creativity through Curiosity and Celebrating Mister Rogers’ Legacy
Mister Rogers was a learning scientist, and his approach with children was certainly ahead of his time. Today, learning scientists are focusing on the same things Mister Rogers taught children through the lens of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” — things like developing curiosity, finding creative solutions, communication skills, collaboration, and self-acceptance, how to be a good friend and a loving person.
Empowering Students Through Mentor Relationships
Discover the work being done in Philadelphia schools between the Office of School Safety (OSS) and its students, particularly young black males, through its Leaders Encouraging Achievement and Development, or LEAD, mentoring program.
The Effects of Nature and its Role in Social-Emotional Learning
A growing body of research reveals tangible and measurable social and emotional benefits for students and teachers when nature-based lessons and spending time outdoors are incorporated in students’ studies.
Building Inclusive, Poverty-Informed School Communities
On this episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Dr. Beegle about her passion and commitment to breaking the poverty cycle.
Bully Prevention: Teaching Students to be Upstanders
On this episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Grace Wheeler, NOVA’s director of education and prevention on the organization’s efforts on this front.
Pursuing Passion and Optimism as a Foundation for Equity and Inclusion
Kimberly Reed has spent her career inspiring and guiding some of the most influential business leaders in implementing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and practices.
School Boards 101: Educating Your Community
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.