Press Releases

Monday, January 28, 2019 9:23 AM

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is seeking out organizations from across the state to support children in low-income areas receive nutritious meals during the summer months sponsored by the Department's Summer Food Service Program. 
WFMJ Channel 21, Jan. 25, 2019
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Friday, January 25, 2019 8:54 AM

   Margaret S. (Peg) Foster, principal, academic affairs, in the Crestwood School District, has been appointed by President Michael Allison to serve as the chairperson of the 2019 PA Principals Association Nominations Committee to oversee the 2019 election. Her committee consists of the following members: Curtis Dimmick, principal in the Northampton Area School District; Jacqueline Clarke-Havrilla, principal in the Spring-Ford School District; and Joseph Hanni, vice principal in the Scranton School District.
   If you are interested in running for one of the open board positions (shown below) in the 2019 election, please contact Stephanie Kinner at kinner@paprincipals.org or (717) 732-4999 for an application. Applications must be received in the state office by Friday, February 22, 2019.

Statewide Office:

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(Applicants Must Be an Elementary Member)


Click Here for the Duties and Responsibilities of the President-Elect.

Regional Representative Positions:

Region        Level                Current BOD Member     Counties Represented

East II       Elementary      Philip L. Giaquinto          Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, (part of) Pike, Schuylkill                   

East III      Secondary       Jonathan Bauer             Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia

Central I    Elementary     James E. Orichosky         Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Lycoming, McKean, Potter, Sullivan, Tioga                

Central III  Secondary      Dr. Maureen D. Letcher   Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Somerset

West III      Elementary     Dr. Heather L. Bigney      Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland

West III      Secondary      Dr. Zeb Jansante            Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland

Click here for the Duties and Responsibilities of the Regional Representative.

 
Friday, January 25, 2019 8:36 AM

Last fall, the state Senate adopted a resolution to form an advisory committee to study high school start times throughout the commonwealth. That study is due to the General Assembly this fall. The Joint State Government Commission is conducting the research and will present its research to the advisory committee at its first meeting on Feb. 8.
WHYY, Jan. 24, 2019
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Friday, January 25, 2019 8:35 AM

Using words like urgency and moral imperative, members of the Pennsylvania House’s Democratic Policy Committee, convened by State Rep. Christopher Rabb, met Wednesday in Mount Airy to emphasize the need to overhaul the state’s school funding system.
The Notebook, Jan. 24, 2019
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:26 AM

As the federal shutdown continues indefinitely, many furloughed federal workers desperate for income are being wooed by school districts desperate for substitute teachers.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:14 AM

Concern is mounting across the country over whether the government shutdown might have an effect on school lunches. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's child nutrition programs -- which provide low-cost or free school meals to children in need -- are fully funded through the end of March.
CNN, Jan. 24, 2019
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:13 AM

Attorney General Josh Shapiro released information today on the first-week results for the Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System, a statewide program enabling students, teachers, school administrators and others to detect and report potential threats of violence and other problems before they happen.
PennWatch.org, Jan. 23, 2019
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:18 AM

The York County School of Technology played host to an important conversation: Should districts have to pay the majority of costs to send students to technical schools? PA Schools Work and partner Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children released a report, discussed at the school Thursday, Jan. 17, that highlighted the need for more state funding.
York Dispatch, Jan. 22, 2019
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:04 AM

State Rep. Curt Sonney hails from just outside Erie, PA, representing an ‘L’-shaped district jammed into the state’s northwestern corner. State Sen. Ryan Aument comes from the state’s heartland, and represents a chunk of fast-growing Lancaster County.
WHYY, Jan. 23, 2019
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:56 AM

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday an additional $10.5 million to help preschool-age children transition to kindergarten. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
WFMZ Channel 69, Jan. 18, 2019
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