PA Association of School Personnel Administrators

 

 Lawmakers tighten teacher background checks. Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees will undergo more rigorous background checks under legislation sent to Gov. Tom Corbett. The House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors to conduct the checks before offering jobs to anyone who has direct contact with students.
The Philadelphia Enquirer, Oct. 15, 2014. Read on...
 
House approves 'Pass the Trash' bill to stop abusive teachers from relocating to another school. Legislation designed to prevent abusive teachers from relocating to another school district will go to Gov. Tom Corbett for enactment. Patriot-News, Oct. 15, 2014. Read on...


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  • New! EPASPA, PDA Update: Certification, Credentials & more. September 2014
  • EPASPA, "What's Your Site - The Use of Social Media in Employment"
  • Employee Leaves: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (WPASPA webinar, January 2014)
  • 2014 Conference presentations
  • 2013 Conference presentations

H.R. questions answered with PASPA consultant John Knebl. This is available to members only.  John will respond to questions and concerns during business hours, Mon.-Fri., Log in to find John's contact information in the Member Bonus section, or contact Jim Antis in the PASPA office.
A Human Resources Office Audit Service is available, for a fee, to member and non-member schools, based on individual need and the extent of services requested.  For more information, contact the PASPA office
 

October is National Bullying Prevention Month  Check out this collection of bullying prevention resources, from Learning First, to learn more about the topic and what you can do to help create a safe, supportive school environment.

Announcements

  • All current Members rec'd. new web log-in information on Oct. 14. If you did not and believe your dues are current,
    contact webmaster@paspa.org
     
    July 1-June 30, 2015 
     
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    • Reading S.D., Dir., Special Education
    • Reading S.D., Special Education Supervisor
    • Radnor Twp. S.D., Asst. M.S. Principal
    • Radnor Twp. S.D., Asst. Elem. Principal
    • Greencastle-Antrim S.D., Dir., Special Education
    • Council Rock S.D., Assistant M.S. Principal
     
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    Job Postings are a Member Benefit for administrative positions and not for teaching or support staff positions. Email your posting to the PASPA office as you want it to appear with the application deadline. Those without a deadline date will be posted for two weeks. Let us know if you wish to extend the posting. Thanks!
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  • PASPA contacts - Jim Antis, director@paspa.org ; Judi Boren, webmaster@paspa.org
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  • Welcome a-board! Our new board members are meeting and working to design another great year of professional development with workshops, webinars and of course, our annual conference.
     Jim Summerville, HR Director at Westmoreland IU, is President;
     Todd Stitzel, HR Director at Radnor SD, is President Elect;
     Wendi Foltz Kraft, Personnel Director, Avon Grove SD,continues to provide guidance as Past President;
     Welcome Marlena Buterbaugh, HR Director at Franklin Regional SD, as Secretary.
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