PA Association of School Personnel Administrators

 
 


 How much does Pennsylvania spend on K-12 public education compared to other states?  In 2012, PA spent $26.5 billion on K-12 education. Only five other states - California, New York, Texas, Illinois, and New Jersey spent more.  In Education Week's 2012-13 Quality Counts report, Pennsylvania ranked towards the bottom on every measure of funding equity.

A 2014 Associated Press analysis of Pennsylvania districts found that districts in the top fifth for wealth, based on average resident income, are spending $4,000 more per student this year than those in the bottom fifth. These poor ratings for equity could stem from several factors. Check out the full article and podcast from Newsworks.

 
We're planning for the 2016 conference, and we need a response from everyone who attended this year's conference.
Please respond today to our online Conference Evaluation Survey
 
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  • NEW!  EPASPA programs, Act 168 "Pass the Trash"; Educator Discipline Act Amendments
  • 2015 Conference Presentations, including: Leaves of Absence; Promoting Professional Integrity; Certification Updates; Acts 153 & 168; Negotiating Trends; Avoiding liability in employment cases-ADA, unfair labor practice claims.
  • EPASPA Health Care Reform & Reporting Requirements (Jan. 2015)
  • EPASPA, "What's Your Site? - The Use of Social Media in Employment"
  • 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.
 
 
A sincere thank you toConference participants, sponsors and exhibitors!
 
Silver Level sponsors: Truenorthlogic, Frontline Technologies Group, TeacherMatch, SafeSchools, TalentEd, Keystone Information Systems, Inc.and TowerMetriX
 
Bronze Level sponsors: National Insurance Services of Wisconsin, School Districts Insurance Consortium, Independence Blue Cross, PA-Educator.net and Tyler Technologies
 
Exhibitors:  our sponsors plus, Austill's Rehabilitation Services, Delta Dental, Education Week, Global Compliance Network, Hillendale Associates, Humanex Ventures, Interstate Tax Services, Kades-Margolis, Lincoln Investments, Millennium Administrators, PA REAP, PA-Education.net, QuadMed, Quest Behavioral Health & EAP and Substitute Teacher Services
 
 

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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    •  Avon Grove S.D., High School Principal
    •  CSIU, Chief Innovation Officer
    •  Spring-Ford S.D., Chief Financial Officer
    •  Arts Academy Charter, Principal
    Wissahickon S.D., Secondary Principal
    Souderton S.D., School Psychologists
    • Shaler Area S.D., Supt.
    • North Penn S.D., Dir., Technology
    • North Penn S.D., High School Principal
    • Carbon-Lehigh I.U., Superv. Spec. Education
    • Reading S.D. (Berks Co.),  Elem. Principal
    • Connellsville Area S.D., Superintendent
    • Hazelton Area S.D., Dir., Human Resources
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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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