Summary of December Holiday Meeting

Jan 05, 2020

The December Holiday meeting was held at Top Golf in Bridgeville PA on Friday, December 13, 2019.
We had 22 people participate with many new faces which is always good to see along with the senior members of the Chapter.

Candidates Needed for Chapter Officers for 2020-2021

Jan 05, 2020

The election of Chapter Officers will be in March of 2020 for the 2020-2021 Chapter year beginning July 1, 2020.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for an office, submit your name or their name and the position of interest to the Nominations and Elections Committee, see email address below.

All Officer and Delegate positions are open. The Officer positions are President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Delegates.

The description of duties for each position is in the By-laws on the ASSP WPA website under Files, Chapter Documents, find “Chapter Bylaws” at this link: .

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for an office, submit your name or their name and the position of interest to Aaron Cameron, Nominations and Elections Committee at by January 30, 2020.

Nominations Committee Members Needed for 2020 Elections

Nov 23, 2019

The Chapter needs volunteers for the 2020 Nominations Committee to oversee the 2020 Election of Officers for the 2020-2021 Chapter year. Duties include reviewing nominations for Chapter Officers ensuring the candidates meet the requirements for holding office, if so elected. The committee will be functioning from December 2019 through March 2020.

More definitive information can be found in the Chapter By-laws in Article VI – Nomination and Election of Officers, Section 1. The By-laws are located on the ASSP WPA website under the Files tab. The link to the page is .

If you are interested in volunteering for the Nominations Committee, email Chapter President Cameron Boots at or Chapter Vice President Bill Boots at

Please let Cameron or Bill know of your interest via email no later than December 13, 2019.

Needed – Planning Committee Members for the 2020 Regional PDC

Nov 23, 2019

The chapter is in need of members for the 2020 Regional PDC Planning Committee. There are many opportunities to volunteer on the committee in areas assisting with organizing the event, vetting Speakers, arranging for catering, acquiring vendors and sponsors, managing the CEU process, tracking registration, day of event activities, to name a few. The planning meetings are via conference call on a monthly basis for about 30 minutes each, then assisting with the event on the day of the event. 

If you are interested in volunteering to be an ACTIVE member of the 2020 Regional Planning Committee, contact Dr. Tracey Cekada at .

2019 ASSP WPA PDC a Success!!!

Nov 23, 2019

The 2019 Western PA ASSP Regional Professional Development Conference was a success due to the hard work of the PDC Planning Committee chaired by Tracey Cekada. There were 164 people registered with 99 Professionals and 65 Students. We had 16 Vendors and 8 Sponsors. Thank you to the Sponsors and Vendors. The PDC allows for Professionals and Students to network and learn together, locally. Thank you to Indiana University of PA (IUP) for hosting the PDC. Thank you to the Keynote Speakers and Session speakers for providing timely information and a good opportunity to learn!

The PDC will be at Slippery Rock University in 2020. Stay tuned for more information.