2019 Press Releases


State and National Education Leaders To Convene in “Happy Valley”

(Harrisburg, PA) — More than 200 elementary, middle level and secondary school principals, assistant principals, supervisors, school-related vendors and other education leaders will convene in “Happy Valley” (State College, PA) for the LEAD19 Pennsylvania Principals Conference, October 13-14, 2019, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. This is the 27th annual conference for the association, which is held statewide each October. This year’s conference co-chairs are Stephanie Keebler, Superintendent, Titusville Area School District, and Dr. Kevin Peters, Middle School Principal, Dallastown Area School District.

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PA Education Leaders to Hold Advocacy Day 2019 in Harrisburg   

(Harrisburg, PA) — A delegation of principals, education leaders and staff from the Pennsylvania Principals Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools (PARSS) will participate in PA Education Leaders Advocacy Day 2019 (#paadvocacyday19) on Tuesday, June 18 at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pa., to meet with legislators to address several important issues that are at the forefront of education in the commonwealth. These include: Increasing Basic Education Funding/Special Education Funding/Early Childhood Funding; Revising Act 82: Principal and Teacher Evaluations; Supporting Pre-K Education; Supporting Changes to Pennsylvania’s Compulsory School Attendance Ages; and Supporting and Funding Career and Technical Education.

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