The Commonwealth Education Blueprint is a multiyear effort founded and managed by PSBA to develop and implement a statewide vision for the future of public education. Through this comprehensive project, education stakeholders from across the state and from many areas of expertise are working through the process of proactively determining what education should look like in years to come.

Stakeholders are examining every corner of the education landscape, including curriculum, early education, funding, student services, governance and leadership, transportation, online education and more. The ultimate goal is that by fully understanding what parents, students and the education community envision for education in the future, we can then set out to build and achieve just that.

The project steering committee began its work in October 2017, and used the data gathered to draft the Blueprint. A comprehensive report is slated for publication during the summer of 2018.

Having a clear and comprehensive statewide vision will ensure that Pennsylvania provides an increasingly excellent public education experience for all children. It also is our intention that the Commonwealth Education Blueprint be the driving document to set and benchmark milestones toward achieving the vision, and is used to shape all future education-related legislation and advocacy.

Steering Committee

The members of the Steering Committee are a diverse group of individuals representing the many roles and education-related entities from every area of the commonwealth.


  • Bonita Allen
    PA PTA
  • Elizabeth Bolden
  • Jamie Brown
    Wayne Highlands School District
  • Michael Brungo
  • Jackie Cullen
  • Brenda DeRenzo
    Parkland School District
  • Mark DiRocco
  • Michael Faccinetto
    Bethlehem Area School District
  • Jeffrey Finch
    Grove City Area School District
  • Richard Frerichs
    Penn Manor School District
  • Richard Fry
    Big Spring School District
  • Tom Gluck
  • Christina Griffiths
  • Paul Healey
    PA Principals Association
  • Kathy Higgins
    Wayne Highlands School District
  • David Hutchinson
    State College Area School District
  • Claire Landau
    School District of Philadelphia
  • Bob Lombardi
  • Nathan Mains
  • Roberta Marcus
  • Tim Mulligan
    Communities in Schools
  • Marianne Neel
  • Allison (Alli) Petersen
  • Jessica Quinter
    Juniata Valley School District
  • Karen Smith
  • Ron Sofo
    City High Charter School
  • Kathy Swope
    Lewisburg Area School District
  • Jo Anne Yarnall
    PSBA Transportation Forum
    West Chester Area School District