This year’s symposium, Board2Board Pennsylvania, is a day specifically designed for education foundation board members to learn, network and be inspired. The PA Public Education Foundation is partnering with Foundation Innovations — the leading resource for public education foundations — to bring you a whole day of solutions and best practices.

As an added value, enjoy lunch and keynote speaker Paul Brandus, author and award-winning member of the White House press corps.


    Christina Griffiths, PSBA Chief of Staff and PaPEF Executive Director
    Laurie Cromwell, CFRE, President, Foundation Innovation LLC
  • 10 a.m. — GENERAL SESSION
    Key Components for Successful and Sustainable Foundations
    Laurie Cromwell, CFRE, President, Foundation Innovation
  • 11:15 a.m. — BREAK
  • 11:30 a.m. — PSBA LUNCH AND KEYNOTE
    Paul Brandus,  author and founder, West Wing Reports
  • 1:15 p.m. — GENERAL SESSION
    Pennsylvania’s Education Foundations: Raising Money, Supporting Schools
    Leah Spangler, CEO, The Learning Lamp & Ignite Education Solutions
  • 2:15 p.m. — NETWORKING BREAK
  • 2:45 p.m. — ROUND TABLES
    • Branding/Marketing
    • Board Development
    • Programs
    • Annual Campaign
    • Alumni
    • Governance
  • 3:45 p.m. — GENERAL SESSION
    Future Trends and Next Steps for Building Capacity
    Laurie Cromwell, CFRE, President, Foundation Innovation LLC
  • 4:45 p.m. CLOSING

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
Fee: $40
Register online today!

Cancellation Policy — Refund of registration fee will be made only if cancellation is received by PPEF at least 72 hours in advance of meeting. Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to the event may be transferred to substitute participants for the same seminar. If a registrant does not show up or does not cancel 72 hours in advance of the symposium, registrant will be invoiced a $40 fee.