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​​​​​​State Board of Private Academic Schools

The State Board of Private Academic Schools currently meets five times a year (January, April, June, August and October) and consists of nine members who are appointed by the Secretary of Education.

The Board's duty is to approve or disapprove the initial and renewal licensure of private academic schools, to suspend or revoke the licensure of schools; to establish qualifications for teachers, professional staff and directors; to adopt Board policies and principles and to establish standards, rules and regulations.

Board Meeting Materials

Information for the upcoming Board Meeting is available approximately one week before the meeting.

Board Mem​​bers

Jane Allis, Shermans Dale, PA
Jim Buckheit, Harrisburg, PA
Douglas Carlquist, Latrobe PA
Michelle Figlar, Pittsburgh PA
Carol E. Lopus, Harrisburg, PA
Abby Mahone, Bethlehem PA
Suzann Morris, Lancaster PA​