PA Association of School Personnel Administrators


“Educational Apartheid” in Pennsylvania must end, activists say. Schools in Pennsylvania are separate but not equal. Or more accurately, according to study after study, the way schools are funded in the commonwealth in inequitable. ABC Channel 27, May 23, 2017. Full story...
DeVos expected to unveil school choice plans. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to offer details about the Trump administration’s vision for a federal investment in school choice in a major policy speech Monday.. Politico, May 18, 2017. Full story
As fidget spinner craze grows, some Western PA schools ban them from classrooms. Call it spin control — the effort in Western Pennsylvania schools and across the country to address the craze surrounding three-pronged gadgets known as fidget spinners. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 17, 2017. Read on...

Looking ahead to our fall Boot Camp Series
October 5 - IU 9, Seneca Highlands, Smethport -  Labor Relations, Negotiations, Contract Administrations & Grievance/Arbitration

Thank you to our 2017 Annual Conference Sponsors
  • Platinum: Educational Solutions Services; Frontline Education; Harris School Solutions; Hillendale Associates; SafeSchools.
  • Gold:       PA Educator
  • Silver:     National Insurance Services of Wisconsin; University of Phoenix
  • Complete Conference Program

Renew your membership!  
By renewing now, you will continue to receive all of the benefits and professional services that PASPA has to offer. PASPA is the only broad-based, statewide organization dedicated to school personnel professionals. Join your fellow PASPA colleagues in schools throughout the state and renew your PASPA membership today! 
  • Annual Conference
  • Professional Development Academies
  • Timely Webinars
  • Special Pricing for Professional Development Opportunities
  • Website Resources – Informational Emails, Position Postings, Member Requests and More
  • Member Exclusive Consultation Services
  • Professional Mentoring Opportunities and Services
  • HR Department Reviews/Support Services
  • Networking Opportunities with other HR Professionals statewide
In 2015/16, PASPA offered professional development academies at seven locations across the state and provided, in partnership with EPASPA, a series of four topic timely webinars.  PASPA also hosted the annual conference, our largest professional development and a most timely and successful “Transgender Issues in the Schools” webinar, both offered to the membership at a modest cost.  

MEMBERS ONLY - Log in, and view under "Member Bonus"     Archived webinars with handouts
Employee Investigations, January 13, 2017
Sexual Harassment and Beyond, January 8, 2017
Negotiations, November 11, 2016
Drug & Alcohol Testing Policies - Key Issues for School Districts, Oct. 6, 2016
PDE Updates & Certification, May 13, 2016
Effective Hiring Practices, April 8, 2016
2016, 2015, 2014, Conference Presentations


    * Downingtown Area S.D., Asst. Prin./Dean, Academics & Student Life
    * Altoona Area S.D., Asst. Business Manager
    * Unionville-Chadds Ford S.D., Elem. Principal
    * Owen J. Roberts S.D., Transportation Coor.
    * Commonwealth Charter Academy, Asst. Principal
    * Cumberland Valley S.D., H.S. Principal
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    Meet Your Board
    President: Todd Stitzel, Human Resources Director, Radnor S.D.
    President-Elect: Theresa Kinsinger, SPHR, Organizational Services Director, Capital Area I.U.
    Secretary: Tom Sigafoos, Human Resources Director, S.D. of Upper Dublin
    Secretary Elect: Danielle Smith, Human Resource Specialist, Penn Trafford S.D.
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  • PASPA contacts
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    Member Benefit - Job Postings for administrative positions only. Send your posting using our online form. Postings without a deadline will be posted for two weeks. Let us know if you wish to extend the posting. Thanks!
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  • 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.

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