School Board Candidate Workshops


The Education Policy and Leadership Center, with the Cooperation of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), will conduct A Series of Regional Full-Day Workshops for 2015 Pennsylvania School Board Candidates.

Incumbents, non-incumbents, campaign supporters and all interested voters are invited to participate in these workshops.

Registration is $45 and includes coffee/pastries, lunch, and materials. 
For details and registration information, please click here.

The remaining workshop is in the:

Philadelphia Region
Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, 2 W. Lafayette Street, Norristown, PA 19401

Registration Fee – $45
Registration fee includes coffee/pastries, lunch, and materials
To register, please click here

8:00 a.m. – Registration & Coffee
8:30 a.m. to Noon – Morning Sessions
     PART I – Legal and Leadership Roles of School Directors and School Boards
PART II – State and Federal Policies: Implications for School Boards
Noon – Lunch and Networking
12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Afternoon Sessions
PART III – Continue State and Federal Policies: Implications for School Boards
PART IV – School District Finances and Budgeting
PART V – Candidates and the Law
PART VI – Information Resources

PARTS II and III “State and Federal Policies” section includes, but is not limited to:
K-12 Governance
PA Standards, Student Assessment, and Accountability
Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
K-12 State Funding
Early Education
Student Choices (Non-Public, Home Schooling, Charter Schools, Career-Technical, and more)
Teacher Issues
Linking K-12 to Workforce and Post-Secondary Education
Linking K-12 to Community Partners


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