Administrator pay at Gateway School District likely to be based on test scores. Administrators' salaries would be tied to test scores in the Gateway School District this year under a contract proposal, a move that leaders hope will both keep employees from leaving and boost academic performance. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 6, 2014Schools brace for up to 50,000 migrant kids. Schools across the USA are bracing for as many as 50,000 immigrant children who would start school this fall, most of them unaccompanied by their families. USA Today, Aug. 7, 2014
Welcome to a-board! Our new board members have taken office and already, they are meeting and working to design another great year of professional development with workshops, webinars and of course, our annual conference. Jim Summerville, Director of HR at Westmoreland IU is now President; Todd Stitzel, Director of HR at
Radnor SD is our President Elect; Wendi Foltz Kraft, Avon Grove SD, remains on the board to provide guidance as Past President; and we welcome Marlena Buterbaugh, HR Director at Franklin
Regional School District as Secretary. Beth Leiss, Spring-Ford Area School
District, last year's Past-President is leaving the board after four years of
service to PASPA! Beth will be missed and we are grateful for her leadership.
E-Tools To Help You Get It Done
Ah! Summer! Time to take a deep breath and relax a little. But we know most members end one school year only to begin work on the next. Here’s a resource to build your skills and make the most of the weeks ahead. The website Daily Muse put together 99 websites that will add value to your life and your career. And, to save you time, they’ve grouped the 99 sites under these categories: Organize Your Work, Streamline Your Life, Learn New Skills, Expand Your Brain, Foster Your Creativity, Manage Your Career, Manage Your Money, Achieve Work-Life Balance, Get Your News, and Get Distracted. Check them all out here. (Thanks to the Nat'l. School Public Relations Assoc. www.nspra.org)
Log in, and view under "Member Bonus" tab
- EPASPA, PDA Update: Certification, Credentials, TIMS & more. May 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