PSEA is a community of education professionals who make a difference in the lives of students every day.
Emily Nell came back to teach art and make an impact after spending 14 years as an independent artist working in schools and holding benefit auctions.
Pennsylvania’s public schools should be the safest and healthiest places for students to learn and grow.
PSEA is committed to making changes aimed at protecting everyone who works and learns in our schools.
Cover story: A Father and Daughter’s Shared Path to becoming Certified Teachers
Setting a statewide $60,000 minimum salary, paid for with state funds over five years, would increase 15,390 educators’ salaries to $60,000. This is one of PSEA’s top legislative priorities and it is a key way to address the school staff shortage crisis.
Check out this interactive map to find starting salaries in every Pennsylvania school district.
PSEA has established a Task Force on Racial Justice and Equity in PSEA (Task Force) charged with:
1) Developing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement for the Board’s consideration, and;
2) Overseeing an equity assessment of PSEA’s organizational operations, policies, and practices. The first step – the development and adoption of a DEI Statement - is foundational for ensuring PSEA’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are realized in our culture, practices, and policies.
English learners have unique educational needs, and it takes a unique teacher to meet them. Interboro School District EL teacher Andrea Bitner shows how building and strengthening a sense of community has been the key to her students’ success inside and outside the classroom.
"We laugh a lot and have a good time. When teachers and support professionals are positive, it translates to students. And that’s our goal with TikTok; having a good attitude and bringing positive vibes to kids."
Read more in the November 2022 issue of Voice.