PA Association of School Personnel Administrators

 
 
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February 25 - 27, 2015
Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel
 "It's Not Just Personnel...It's Business!"
  

Pennsylvania's teacher pension system scores D plus, National Council on Teacher Quality says. Young teachers just joining the Pennsylvania education system may not see much bang for their pension buck, according to a report issued Tuesday. Pennsylvania's teacher pension system carries the third highest unfunded liability in the country, findings from the National Council on Teacher Quality show. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Jan. 27, 2015. Full story

Opinion: Let teachers run the schools. The advocacy group Education Evolving, which just published a guide to creating teacher-run schools, released a poll of teachers and members of the public last year that illustrates why the idea is spreading.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Jan. 25, 2015. Read on

Challenges piled high for new Secretary of Education Gov. Wolf is counting on Pedro Rivera to usher in a fresh start for Pennsylvania’s Department of Education. Rivera was nominated to be the commonwealth’s next secretary of education and pending Senate approval, he will immediately face a pile of pressing problems plaguing Pennsylvania schools. Watchdog News, Jan. 22, 2015. Full story
 

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  • New! EPASPA Health Care Reform & Reporting Requirements (Jan. 2015)
  • EPASPA, PDA Update: Certification, Credentials & more. Sept. 2014
  • EPASPA, "What's Your Site - The Use of Social Media in Employment"
  • WPASPA Employee Leaves: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (webinar, Jan. 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.
 

Announcements

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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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    • Exeter S.D., Confidential Secty., H.S.
    Reading S.D., Accountant
    Hempfield School District, Asst. Superintendent
    • Allegheny I.U., Principal, Pathfinder School
    • Franklin-Regional S.D., Dir., District Services
    • Franklin-Regional S.D., Sr. High Asst. Principal
    Bucks Co. I.U, Asst. H.R. Director
     
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  • Current Members rec'd. new web log-in information in October. If you did not, and believe your dues are current,
    contact webmaster@paspa.org
     
    July 1-June 30, 2015 
     
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  • PASPA contacts - Jim Antis, director@paspa.org ; Judi Boren, webmaster@paspa.org
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  • Meet Your Board
    President,  Jim Summerville, HR Director, Westmoreland I.U.
    President-Elect, Todd Stitzel, HR Director, Radnor School District
    Secretary, Marlena Buterbaugh, HR Director, Franklin Regional School District
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