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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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NEW ARTICLE SPECIFICATIONS!

Submit an Article for The Pennsylvania Administrator: Winter 2020 Issue

   The Pennsylvania Principals Association is seeking articles for its Winter 2020 issue of The Pennsylvania Administrator magazine. There is no theme for this issue, so any education-related articles will be considered by the editorial review board.

   To submit an article for this issue, please send it to Sheri Thompson at sherit@paprincipals.org by December 6, 2019.

   Effective immediately: Submissions that are sent to us as scholarly papers (dissertations) will be returned for a rewrite before being reviewed by the Editorial Review Board. In addition, articles that are determined to require extensive editing, or are not in APA style, will also be returned for revisions before being considered for publication.

   Article Specifications: Articles should be written in magazine article format and geared to our target audience of mainly building principals and assistant principals in Pennsylvania. Articles should be no longer than 1,500 words and must be submitted as a Word document with little or no formatting. Articles must be written/formatted using APA Style. A biographical sketch in written (paragraph) format and a professional, high resolution (300 dpi is preferred), color photograph of the author(s) (saved as a JPEG file) must accompany all articles.

   Authors will be invited to join an Ask the Author Zoom webinar following the publication of the magazine (to be scheduled at a later date).

 

Submit an Article to the 2020 Theme Issue:

"Safe, Secure and Healthy Schools"

   The Pennsylvania Principals Association is seeking articles for its Spring 2020 THEME issue of The Pennsylvania Administrator magazine. The theme for this issue is: “Safe, Secure and Healthy Schools.” Articles based on this theme will be considered for publication in this issue by the Editorial Review Board.

   Your article should include any (or a combination) of the following:

  • Student / Parent Reunification
  • Threat Assessment Initiatives
  • School Safety / Crisis Response Initiatives
  • Student Mental Health / Wellness Issues / Programs
  • Social-Emotional / Counseling / Learning Programs
  • Trauma-Informed Care Programs / Initiatives
  • Online Bullying / Violence Prevention Initiatives
  • School Resource Officers (SROs)
  • Safe2Say Program Initiatives
  • Act 44 (School Safety and Security) Measures / Initiatives

   To submit an article for this issue, please send it to Sheri Thompson at sherit@paprincipals.org
by March 6, 2020.

   Effective immediately: Submissions that are sent to us as scholarly papers (dissertations) will be returned for a rewrite before being reviewed by the Editorial Review Board. In addition, articles that are determined to require extensive editing, or are not in APA style, will also be returned for revisions before being considered for publication.

   Article Specifications: Articles should be written in magazine article format and geared to our target audience of mainly building principals and assistant principals in Pennsylvania. Articles should be no longer than 1,500 words and must be submitted as a Word document with little or no formatting. Articles must be written/formatted using APA Style. A biographical sketch in written (paragraph) format and a professional, high resolution (300 dpi is preferred), color photograph of the author(s) (saved as a JPEG file) must accompany all articles.


   Authors will be invited to join an Ask the Author Zoom webinar following the publication of the magazine (to be scheduled at a later date).

 

NEW FEATURE COMING SOON - READERS FOR LEADERS

 

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

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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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