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**Save the Date**
PASA Women's Caucus Conference
May 1-3, 2016
Hotel Hershey

About the Caucus:

The Women's Caucus of PASA is a state organization affiliated with PASA. The affiliation was approved by the PASA membership on September 23, 1984. You must belong to PASA to be a member of the Women's Caucus.  (For information on PASA membership, visit the Join PASA page.) 


The Caucus is pleased to offer for purchase a pin uniquely designed by LizTech for the Women's Caucus.  Click here (pdf) for the order form.


Purpose of the Caucus: To improve the status, rights, and opportunities for women in educational leadership.


  • To develop a network among women in or aspiring to positions in educational leadership.
  • To increase the number of women in positions of educational leadership.
  • To support and disseminate research concerning the status of women in education.
  • To sponsor seminars which provide opportunities for skill building and competency in educational leadership.
  • To encourage members to provide leadership for implementation of race, sex, and national origin equity throughout educational systems.

Membership Benefits:

  • annual state meetings
  • informal regional meetings
  • training and networking opportunities
  • annual membership list
  • a network of mentors and a resource bank of professional assistance

  • discounted registration fee for the annual Women's Caucus Conference (spring)


Caucus Regions (with IUs):

  • Northwest: 5, 6
  • Southwest: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 27, 28
  • North Central West: 9, 10
  • North Central East: 16, 17
  • South Central West: 8, 11
  • South Central East: 12, 13, 15
  • Northeast: 18, 19
  • East Central: 14, 20, 21, 29
  • Southeast: 22, 23, 24, 25, 26


President: Dr. Francine Endler
Dir. of Curriculum, Hollidaysburg Area SD

Conference Chairs:  Dr. Francine Endler and Dr. Tracy Hinish, Asst. Exec. Dir., Tuscarora I.U. 11

Finance Chair: Cindy Mortzfeld
Exec. Dir., Capital Area I.U. 15

Social Media

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Documents & Awards

* McDaniel Award - awarded each spring to an aspiring school administrator who shows evidence of great leadership potential.

* Margaret Smith Leadership Award - awarded annually to a female administrator who has demonstrated proven leadership in education.

* Women's Caucus Bylaws (pdf)

* Handouts - 2008 Annual Conference

* Monograph from 2005 Conference (pdf)

Annual Conference:
Save the Date: 2016 Conference - May 1-3 in Hershey
From 2014: Click here (pdf) for Maura Donley's 2014 presentation "Protecting Your Online Reputation"
Upcoming Events & Activities:
May 3-5   Women's Caucus Annual Spring Conference Hershey
Oct. 14   Women's Caucus Luncheon (PASA/PSBA fall conference) Hershey
    Women's Caucus Board meeting  
Oct. 26   Southeast Region dinner TBA


Questions? Contact the PASA office.