State Senator Andy Dinniman, of West Whiteland, is minority chair of the Senate Education Committee.
Philly’s 7th Ward Blog BY SHARIF EL-MEKKI SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
Sharif El-Mekki is the principal of Mastery Charter School–Shoemaker Campus, a neighborhood public charter school in Philadelphia that serves 750 students in grades 7-12. From 2013-2015, he was one of three principal ambassador fellows working on issues of education policy and practice with U.S. Department of Education under Secretary Arne Duncan.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette September 26, 2016 12:06 PM
There will be a limit of 150 schools participating on a first come first serve basis. Registration packets containing key information and permission slips will be online immediately after registration and must be returned to the IU by October 31, 2016. To register, each team member must have a signed permission slip from his/her parent and/or guardian sent to the participative IU by November 30, 2016. Parent Permission Slip/Media Release (PDF) Regional competitions will be held at each of the Commonwealth’s Intermediate Units (IU) during the month of February at a date and time identified by each IU. The winners from each IU will be competing at the state level at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology on May 19, 2017. It is anticipated that food will be available for all participating teams and lodging will be provided for state finalists and teacher sponsors traveling great distances. More information will be shared as it becomes finalized. Teams are responsible for their transportation to and from all competitions.
PA now has a permanent Basic Education Funding formula. Learn more about how it works, what it measures and why it's important. Workshops sponsored by PASA, PSBA, PAIU, PARSS, PA Principals Association and PASBO are coming to an area near you.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30 PM
The Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building
100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA
Honoring: Pepper Hamilton LLP, Signe Wilkinson, Dr. Monique W. Morris
And presenting the ELC PRO BONO AWARD to Paul Saint-Antoine & Chanda Miller
of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Coffee and Networking - 9:30 a.m. Program - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
An Overview of the EPLC Report on High School CTE will be presented by:
Dr. Lee Burket, Director, Bureau of Career & Technical Education, PA Department of Education
Jackie Cullen, Executive Director, PA Association of Career & Technical Administrators
Dan Fogarty, Director of Workforce Development & COO, Berks County Workforce Development Board
Kirk Williard, Ed.D., Director of Career, Technical & Customized Education, Chester County Intermediate Unit
The 2016 Arts and Education Symposium will be held on October 27 at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg Convention Center. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Arts Education network and EPLC, the Symposium is a Unique Networking and Learning Opportunity for:
Program and registration information are available here.
PA Principals Association website Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:43 AM
To receive the Early Bird Discount, you must be registered by August 31, 2016:
Members: $300 Non-Members: $400
Featuring Three National Keynote Speakers: Eric Sheninger, Jill Jackson & Salome Thomas-EL