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School Boards, Directors, and Trustees 

As required by the Pennsylvania School Code, public school districts are governed by a School Board that is comprised of directors/trustees who serve terms. In compliance with state and federal laws, school boards establish policies and regulations by which their schools are governed. Contact your local school district to learn more about your school board. Visit the Pennsylvania School Boards Association website

The State Board works closely with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, state policymakers, and educators to review, develop, and adopt regulations that govern significant components of both basic and higher education in the Commonwealth. Learn more about Pennsylvania’s State Board of Education

Act 55 of 2017

Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, school board directors and charter school trustees will be required to complete training programs pursuant to Act 55 of 2017.

Act 55 of 2017:  School Director and Trustee Training Programs