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The Pennsylvania Administrator is the PA Principals Association’s award-winning, professional, educational magazine. It is published in February, May and September.

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Submit an Article for the September 2017 Issue of The PA Administrator Magazine

  The Pennsylvania Principals Association is seeking principals and educators to write for the September 2017 edition of its award-winning magazine, The Pennsylvania Administrator. This issue does not have a specific theme, so any education topics will be accepted for review by the Editorial Review Board.

   The deadline for submitting articles is July 7, 2017. Articles should be no longer than 1,500 words. Articles must be submitted via e-mail as a Microsoft Word document. A brief biographical sketch and a photograph of the author(s) (saved as a JPEG or a TIFF file) must accompany all articles. E-mail articles to

Oops! We regret our error...
In the February 2015 issue, the references were inadvertently left out of the article, "Looking Behind the Value-Added Measures Curtain," by Dr. Gregory Taranto, Kenneth Schrag and Dr. Mark Abbondanza. We regret the error and have added the references to the article in the link below.

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Submit an Article for the NEW Magazine Feature -- One Member's Voice

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Submit an Article for Magazine Feature -- Wow! That's Why I Became A Principal

If you are interested in writing an article for our NEW magazine feature, "Wow! That's Why I Became A Principal," please click on the link below for details. 

Wow! That's Why I Became a Principal Feature

Legal CornerThe Pennsylvania Administrator, Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2013: Responding to Complaints -- Best Practices – by Michael I. Levin, Esq., PA Principals Association General Counsel

Click here for the Sample Letter reference in the article.

Click here for the continuation of the End Notes (10-21).

Click here to view and print Appendix 1 from the Legal Corner column, "Improvement Plans and Ratings -- Applying Progressive Discipline Rules to New School Code Requirements," by Mike Levin, Esq., in the February 2013 PA Administrator magazine. It is referred to in the article.

Click here to view and print Chart/Figure 2 from the article, "What School Administrators Think About Their School Library Programs," by Debra Kachel on pages 33-35 of the September 2012 Pennsylvania Administrator magazine.

Click here to view and print the "Rules Pertaining to Electronic Device Usage" from the most recent Legal Corner column by Mike Levin, Esq., in the May 2012 PA Administrator magazine. It is referred to in the end notes.


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