PA Association of School Personnel Administrators

Member Benefits

  • PASPA has new benefits!

    The PA Association of School Personnel Administrators and the PA Principals Association are proud to announce that a new partnership has been formed to benefit the members of both associations. Beginning in this membership year, our organizations will be sharing professional development opportunities and legislative, informational emails with each organization. It is our hope to create a grassroots effort to advocate for policies and practices that are of common interest and concern to our memberships.

     Members of PASPA are invited to the PA Principals Association’s regional meetings for legislative updates free of charge, which are hosted across the state and designed to bring educational leaders together to learn about current issues and legislation.  These meetings are also an opportunity to network with existing and new colleagues. Members of the PA Principals Association are able to participate in web-based presentations offered by PASPA at the member rate.

     Updates on PA Principals Association program opportunities can be found in the Member Bonus section.  

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  • Job Postings
     
    Postings are for administrative positions only. Send your posting using our online form.
     
    Postings are published for two weeks. Let us know if you wish to extend the posting.
    Note: Only PASPA members may request an administrative vacancy posting. The position must reside in the PASPA member district, school, or IU. 
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  • H.R. Questions Answered and HR Department Audits

    Available only to members, John Knebl, PASPA Executive Director, will respond to questions and concerns during business hours, Monday - Friday.

    Log in to find John's contact information in the Member Bonus section, or call the PASPA office.

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  • Welcome,

     

    Just Announced: PASPA Conference Keynote Speaker, AJ Gibson

    WINNING THE INTERNAL HEAD GAME: How to MOVE When Life Feels Stagnant!

    Just Announced: PASPA Conference President's Reception with HypnoMarc

    HYPNOSIS SHOW AND SPEAKER

     

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     33rd Annual Conference

    PASPA: We've Got You Covered

    February 27-March 1, 2019

    Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

    2019 Conference Registration form 

    Hotel Information

    Conference Agenda

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    DON'T MISS OUT!

    BECOME A PASPA MEMBER 

     Membership Form

    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!
    • Professional Development Academies/Workshops
    • Timely Webinars by Leading Experts and Practitioners on Present and Future Challenges
    • HR Boot Camps on Best Practices
    • Special Pricing for Professional Development Opportunities
    • Website Resources – Informational Emails, Position Postings, and Archived Presenter Materials and Recordings
    • Member Exclusive Consultation Services
    • Professional Mentoring Opportunities and Services
    • HR Department Audits/Reviews/Support Services
    • Networking Opportunities with other HR Professionals statewide
    • Partnership with the PA Principals Association Benefits
     

    MEMBERS ONLY - Log in, and view under "Member Bonus"

    Archived webinars, handouts, and articles see below:

     
    • BEC: Janus v. AFSCME, June 27, 2018
    • PDE Updates: Teacher Shortage, May 11, 2018
    • Checklist for Required Trainings: (Thanks to Bob Reger).
    • Acts 126, 71, 24, CLEAN, AED
    • Workers' Compensation Updates, February 9, 2018 ...and more
    • PDE Updates, September 13, 2018 

     

    In the News

    Teachers go on strike in 2nd-largest U.S. school district

    LOS ANGELES – Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday after contentious contract negotiations failed in the nation’s second-largest school district, but schools were still open with the help of substitutes and district officials vowed “there will be learning.”

    York Dispatch, January 14, 2019

    Full story

    Principal turnover highest in Pa. cities, study says, and school leaders may be getting whiter, too

    When a principal leaves a school, research suggests that students tend to suffer. And a new study of K-12 schools in Pennsylvania shows that principals are more mobile in big, urban districts.

    WHYY, January 8, 2019

    Full story

    Lehigh Valley teacher unions have dodged political blow from Janus decision

    Lehigh Valley teachers appear to be sticking with their unions and not opting out of membership six months after a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court against requiring “fair share” payments from nonunion members.

    The Morning Call, January 8, 2019

    Full story

    Educators Urge Wolf to Up Funding for Special Education

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Education advocates want Gov. Tom Wolf to include increased funding in the next state budget for some of the state's most marginalized students.

    Public News Service, January 7, 2019

    Full story

     

     

Announcements

  • 33rd PASPA Annual Conference Exhibitor

    Become a PASPA exhibitor at the 2019 Conference,  from February 27-March 1, 2019 at the Harrisburg/Hershey Sheraton Hotel in Harrisburg, PA.

    Learn more by emailing director@paspa.org.

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    Meet Your Board 2018-2019

    President: Thomas Sigafoos
    Director of Human Resources, S.D. of Upper Dublin

    Secretary: Jeanne Pocalyko
    Director of Human Resoureces, Tredyffrin-Easttown School District

    Past-President: Theresa Kinsinger, SPHR
    Director of Organizational Services, Capital Area I.U.

    Past-President: Todd Stitzel
    Director of Human Resources, Radnor Township School District
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    Nominations are open for the 2019 Dowler Award 
    The award is presented to a member who exemplifies the highest level of professionalism and expertise in the human resources field. Nomination Form

     

     
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