PSBA 2022 January/February Bulletin PSBA 2022 January/February Bulletin - Page 4

inside features
PSBA

ulletin

The leading public education magazine in Pennsylvania

inside features

January / February 2022 Volume 86 , No . 1
GOVERNING BOARD
PRESIDENT David Hein , Parkland SD
PRESIDENT-ELECT David Schaap , Brentwood Borough SD
VICE PRESIDENT Allison Mathis , North Hills SD
TREASURER Mike Gossert , Cumberland Valley SD
IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENT Dr . Art Levinowitz , Upper Dublin SD

10

David Hein : Community-focused leadership
For David Hein , board president at Parkland School District and chair of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute ( LCTI ) joint operating committee , board service is an extension of his desire to give back to his community , both the school community and the community of school directors that comprise PSBA .
BY JACKIE INOUYE
STAFF
Nathan G . Mains Chief Executive Officer and Publisher nathan . mains @ psba . org
Jackie Inouye Editor jackie . inouye @ psba . org
Cynthia L . Eckerd Editor cindy . eckerd @ psba . org
Amanda Daniels Editor amanda . daniels @ psba . org
Lisa Baldwin Senior Graphic Design Manager lisa . baldwin @ psba . org
www . psba . org ( 717 ) 506-2450 ( 800 ) 932-0588 Fax : ( 717 ) 506-2451
PSBA BULLETIN : ( ISSN 01623559 ) is published five times a year by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association , 400 Bent Creek Blvd , Mechanicsburg , PA 17050-1873 . Tel : ( 717 ) 506-2450 . Periodicals postage paid at Mechanicsburg , PA and additional mailing locations . Subscrip tions : $ 60 per year ( members ), $ 150 per year ( nonmembers ). Postmaster : Send address changes to PSBA Bulletin , 400 Bent Creek Blvd ., Mechanicsburg , PA 17050-1873 .
EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING POLICY : The granting of PSBA Partners and the acceptance of ad vertising in this publication do not necessarily constitute an endorsement by the Penn sylvania School Boards Association for products and services offered by the advertisers . Official positions and services en dorsed by PSBA will be clearly stated and noted in this publication . Opinions by au thors do not necessarily reflect positions of PSBA . Copyright 2022 , Pennsylvania School Boards Association . All rights reserved .
Starting off : A need-to-know for new school directors
Congratulations on your election as a school board director ! You ’ ve probably realized your new responsibilities cover a broad array of areas , from finances to policy to advocacy . If you ’ re struggling to remember the finer points of parliamentary procedure or how school budgets operate , you ’ re not alone . There is a lot to learn . However , there are plenty of resources and supports to help you acclimate quickly and become an effective member of the board .

24

16

PASA-PSBA Virtual School Leadership Conference recap
More than 400 attended the PASA-PSBA 2021 Virtual School Leadership Conference , offering school leaders more than 20 professional development sessions with colleagues , experts and keynote speakers .
2 PSBA Bulletin January / February 2022