• Delaware County School Boards Legislative Council

    Serving the School Boards and School Districts of Delaware County

    The Delaware County School Boards Legislative Council is comprised of one annually appointed school board member from each of the 15 public school districts in Delaware County.  The Council provides a county wide forum for review, analysis, and advocacy on state and federal legislation affecting public education in Delaware County and across the Commonwealth. Representing the interests of our 135 elected school board members, over 74,000 Delaware County public school students and their families, in addition to our taxpayers, the Council promotes a frank, open and ongoing dialogue with our state and federal elected officials. Resources for the Council are provided through the Intermediate Unit.  

    2019 Regional Training Workshop for PA School Board Candidates

    The Pennsylvania Education Policy and Leadership Center will conduct a regional Full Day Workshop for 2019 Pennsylvania School Board Candidates. Incumbents, non-incumbents, campaign supporters and all interested voters are invited to participate in this workshop. Registration is $75 and includes continental breakfast and lunch.

    Date & Time: Saturday, September 14, 2019 8am to 4:30pm
    Location: Delaware County Intermediate Unit, 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, PA 19070

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    Workshop Agenda

    8:00 a.m. | Registration and Coffee
    8:30 a.m. – Noon | Morning Sessions

    • PART I–Legal and Leadership Roles of School Directors and School Boards
    • PART II–State and Federal Policies: Implications for School Boards

    Noon | Lunch and Networking
    12:45-4:30 p.m. | Afternoon Sessions

    • PART III–Continue State and Federal Policies: Implications for School Boards
    • PART IV–School District Finances and Budgeting
    • PART V–Candidates and the Law
    • PART VI–Information Resources

    PARTS II and III "State and Federal Policies" section includes, but is not limited to:

    • K-12 Governance: The Convergence of Federal, State & Local Policy
    • K-12 State Funding
    • School District-related Foundations
    • PA Standards, Student Assessment, and Accountability
    • Early Education
    • Student Choices (Non-Public, Home Schooling, Charter Schools, Career-Technical, and more
    • Teacher Recruiting and Retention
    • Linking K-12 to Workforce & Post-Secondary Education
    • Linking K-12 to Family & Community