Your school is invited to participate! The 21st Annual Pennsylvania Public Education Excellence Fair is highly acclaimed and very popular with attendees. Be one of a select group of Pennsylvania public schools to share your successful programs on Wed., Oct. 16 or Thur., Oct. 17 at the 2019 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference in Hershey. The Fair is an opportunity for schools to share the remarkable things that are happening in Pennsylvania public schools. Download the application.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Watershed Education and Sustainability, Conestoga Valley SD
Model My Watershed (MMW) is an engaging, user-friendly, and free watershed web app that allows students to scale their watershed and land use study from the small stream in their backyard, to the largest watershed in which they live.
ISTV: Student-Produced Live Streaming, Dallastown Area Intermediate School, Dallastown Area SD
Join us to learn how teams of sixth-grade students bring choral concerts, band concerts, and other live events to viewers around the world.
Community Art, Grove City Area SD
Community art is influencing local culture by creating public works of art. This student–driven course is inspired by citizenship, collaboration, entrepreneurship and inclusion.
MESH, Central York SD
Learners are more than just test scores. Cross-curricular study will help learners make vital connections across multiple subjects to succeed in future endeavors.
Self-Paced and Online Learning Options in a Public High School, Central York High School, Central York SD
This unique program allows students to work at their own rate to increase student motivation and efficacy.
Therapy Dogs as PBIS Incentives, Schwenksville Elementary School, Perkiomen Valley SD
In the inaugural year of PBIS implementation, Schwenksville Elementary has three therapy dogs each week that students can choose as an incentive.
Tiger Techs STEM Den (Maker Lab), Neil Armstrong Middle School, Bristol Township SD
The Tiger Techs are a student-driven technology team that oversees all the technology initiatives.
Holocaust/Tolerance Thematic Unit, Pittston Area Middle School, Pittston Area SD
We teach seventh-grade students the importance of tolerance by learning about Anne Frank and the Holocaust.
FRobotics, Franklin Regional SD
FRobotics is a student-led FIRST Robotics team that focuses on providing STEM and leadership education to students in the community.
Working Toward Being Future Ready, Montgomery Area High School, Montgomery Area SD
Pennsylvania’s current workforce is facing the retirement of skilled trade workers. The need for public education to create and institute pre-apprentice programs is paramount.
Creating a Healthy Social–Emotional Classroom Environment, East Vincent Elementary School, Owen J. Roberts SD
Staff at East Vincent Elementary School create a healthy social–emotional classroom environment through classroom meetings, mindful Mondays and more.
Cambridge Cares, Cambridge Springs High School, Penncrest SD
Cambridge Cares is an annual, building-wide, community service project. Students give back to the community by completing service projects for residents and businesses.
Innovation Studio, Hershey High School, Derry Township SD
In the Innovation Studio, students participate in any field of endeavor they desire in a collaborative “think tank” environment.
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Conflict Resolution Community Partnership, Easton Area Middle School, Easton Area SD
In this award-winning community partnership, attorneys teach weekly conflict resolution classes.
Medici Group for Emerging Leaders, Easton Area Middle School, Easton Area SD
Twenty-one prominent community members mentor at-risk students who hold leadership potential.
Dental Assisting, Central PA Institute of Science and Technology
This program promotes the theme: “Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you,” which puts the focus on preventative measures.
Etown Engineering Club, Elizabethtown Area SD
The Etown Engineering Club is for students in grades 7-12 interested in designing, building and testing ideas/things. Students meet during and after school, participating in various engineering and robotics competitions.
The Unity Project, Washington SD
A collaboration among Washington School District, Rural Arts Initiative and artist Michelle Sabol, allowed seventh-graders to create a sculpture from unearthed glass found at the former Cameron Coca-Cola bottling site in Washington.
Bricolage Midnight Radio, Washington Jr. High School, Washington SD
Students in the eighth-grade work with the Bricolage Theater Company to write and produce a live “midnight radio” show.
Deep Learning through Cross-Curricular Connections, Blue Ridge Elementary School, Blue Ridge SD
Team collaboration among ELA, the arts, library and technology provides in-depth learning opportunities for students in grades K-5.
Career Education via Project-Based Learning, Cole Manor Elementary School, Norristown Area SD
Cole Manor is meeting the requirements of Chapter 339 through creative, project-based learning that involves the community and families.
Leadership Program, Donegan Elementary School, Bethlehem Area SD
In the Cultivate Youth Leaders program, students in fifth-grade demonstrate outstanding daily skills in school and community outreach projects.
Profile of a Graduate, Salisbury Township SD
Salisbury Township School District learners will share learning experiences designed to build knowledge, skills and dispositions as articulated in the District Profile of a Graduate.
Project Lead the Way: Engineering, East Pennsboro Area SD
Learners are challenged in this highly rigorous, hands-on and technologically advanced engineering program.
EP Media, East Pennsboro Area SD
EP Media students develop and create sophisticated media clips and presentations as part of this award-winning program.
Community Service in Advisory, Shrewsbury Elementary School, Southern York County SD
Teachers lead sixth-graders in learning empathy and the joy of giving, leading the school to raise money for charities and spread kindness.
Susky Station, Susquehannock High School, Southern York County SD
Susky Station is a collaborative, student-run kiosk which provides real-life experiences for students with vocational needs and students with an interest in marketing and business.
Fresh Culinary Creations, West Side CTC
The students have created fresh recipes to feature in their new Grab & Go Station. It offers quick, easy, nutritious lunch options for teachers. Stop by for food samples and recipes!
409 Program: Innovative High School Emotional Support, Upper St. Clair Township SD
The district’s emotional support program has positively impacted high school students and families. Representatives will share the program structure, staffing model, student impact and unique program components.
The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference is an event for school directors, superintendents and other education leaders who are committed to professional growth for the benefit of their students and schools.