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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 9:33 AM

For many districts, the cooling challenge isn't limited to installing units: Wiring old buildings is expensive. And in Pennsylvania, where schools are funded heavily by local property taxes, and state money for school construction has withered, the costs can be prohibitive for poorer districts.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 8, 2018
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 8:27 AM

Reserve Your Hotel Room Now: If hotel accommodations are required, please call 1-800-HERSHEY (437-7439) on or before TOMORROW, September 12, 2018, to receive the Group Rate. Remember to mention you are with the Pennsylvania Principals Association! 

To reserve your room online visit:  https://book.passkey.com/event/49226838/owner/12056/home

 Group rate is based on availability & space is limited.

Register today for the PA Principals Association LEAD18 Conference!

Featured Keynote Speakers: Gerry Brooks & Dr. Heather W. Hackman 

 
Monday, September 10, 2018 11:31 AM

ATTENTION MEMBERS: In order to continue to serve our members, we have just completed the testing of our website on mobile devices. Now, all of the current news, events, membership and our signature services are right at your fingertip. Please be sure to bookmark paprincipals.org on your phones, tablets, etc.   

 
Monday, September 10, 2018 11:21 AM

Now that schools are fully back in session, kids will be dealing with increased risks of bullying. According to the National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment, a child in the U.S. is bullied every seven minutes.

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Monday, September 10, 2018 9:51 AM

 The unusually wet, humid weather -- ideal for mold -- is the main reason for the outbreaks. But it's also likely greater awareness and concern about mold has fueled the decisions to shut down classrooms and buildings, and in some cases cancel school, for removal of mold and subsequent testing to make sure it's gone.
Pennlive, Sept. 8, 2018
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Monday, September 10, 2018 9:50 AM

A recent heat wave in Southeastern Pennsylvania has education advocates calling for more state funding for school infrastructure upgrades. 
WITF, Sept. 8, 2018
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Friday, September 7, 2018 11:33 AM

The Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators (PASPA) and the Eastern Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators (EPASPA) will present the first webinar in the series for 2018-19: PDE Updates: Certification on Friday, September 14, 2018 (9:30 a.m.).

Join us for an update on what is happening at the Pennsylvania Department of Education with certification.  This webinar with Karen Turner of PDE will review and update current information.

Intended Audience: HR administrators, principals, superintendents

To register* for the webinar broadcast click on the link below:

https://paiu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HvrmYucwTriWATWo7BtXCw

EPASPA and PASPA current members who have registered will receive a confirmation email through Zoom with instructions on how to join the webinar on or before September 14.  IMPORTANT: Anyone having trouble connecting or who has not received the confirmation email from Zoom, should contact Chris Washington at cwashington@mciu.org before 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 14.

*Anyone who attends the EPASPA meeting at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit in Norristown, PA, on Friday morning,  September 14, does NOT have to register for the presentation. 

 
Friday, September 7, 2018 11:30 AM

Teacher shortages are worsening across the US for the majority of states, according to an exclusive survey by the Guardian.

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Friday, September 7, 2018 11:29 AM

The Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel's (PASPA) Best Practices in Human Resources (Encore) (on-site academy or webinar) will be held at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit, 55 Miller Street, Summerdale, PA 17093 on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (On-site registration 8:30 a.m.)

Intended Audience: HR administrators, superintendents, principals and HR assistants 

Did you miss John Knebl’s (PASPA consultant) HR Boot Camp in the fall of 2016? If so join us for PASPA’s upcoming current comprehensive on-site academy/webinar focusing on an overview of human resources essentials including planning, staffing, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits administration, record maintenance, legal issues, and other pertinent topics. 

Registration: $75 PASPA members          $95 Non-members

To register for either the on-site academy or webinar*, go to www.paspa.org /Upcoming Events/September 24, 2018 Boot Camp: Best Practices in Human Resources (Encore)

*Registered webinar participants will receive an email with a passcode to the webinar within 24 hours of the program and contact information for technology issues. 

 
Friday, September 7, 2018 11:24 AM

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 3:00-3:45 PM EDT, the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) will be hosting a conversation with Kent Talbert, Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education, who is currently serving as the co-lead for the Federal Commission on School Safety. Mr. Talbert will be joined on the call by staff lead for the Commision's work, Meredith Miller.

Members will hear an update on the work of the Commission since its conception in April, and will have the opportunity to ask questions during the virtual meeting. Click the button below for registration details.

Register here.

 
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