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Cynthia J. O'Hora
100 Stetler Ave,
Shamokin Dam, PA 17876

I have not linked this info to avoid spamming.




updated 4/14/08

This site is not affiliated with Selinsgrove Area School District and does not reflect the official position of the Selinsgrove Area School Board.

Education Resources

The Internet offers students, parents, educators and the community thousands of resources for instructing, enriching and supporting learning. Additionally, it provides the community with access to information regarding public education issues.

Pennsylvania School Districts and School PSSA/NCLB report cards

Selinsgrove School District Truancy Policy - Snyder County website

Common Core of Data - Statistics about schools, school districts and education in states

Knowledge @ Wharton offers information on a variety of topics, including marketing, strategy, leadership, innovation and executive education. Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), to kick off in February 2009, will be a free biweekly site offering articles, videos, podcasts, business-related learning simulations and interactive tools targeted to high school students as well as teachers.

Ensuring success for all high school graduates - How are we doing? data

Preparing PA Youth for Success in the 21st Century Economy

Smokestack Effect - Toxic Air and America's Schools

Literacy for the 21st Century

Your Money's Best Friend - free financial education from PA. Office of Financial Education

Office for Dispute Resolution - "provides the resources for parents and educational agencies to resolve disputes concerning the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of a free appropriate public education for students with disabilities, students who are gifted and children with disabilities served by the early intervention system."

The Property Tax and Rent Rebate program forms are now available. This rebate benefits eligible Pennsylvanians who are 65 and older; widows and widowers who are 50 and older; and persons with disabilities who are 18 and older. In 2006, the General Assembly raised homeowner income limits to $35,000 annually, excluding half of Social Security income, and the maximum rebate was increased to $650. If you have not gotten a form they are available from Sen Gordner 570-743-1918 and Rep Phillips 570-286-5885.

Center for Disease Control answers about MSRA - Staph infections

Autism tests schools Star-Gazette 4/13/08 April is Autism awareness month PA Bureau of Autism Services.

Netsmartz - online help desk for parents and guardians regarding Internet issues.

Selinsgrove Area High School receives Dual Enrollment grant for second year.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

We all use math everyday

SASD Math Scores 2007 | SASD Report Card 07

SASD - AYP state report card for No Child Left Behind | SASD Test Scores 2006 | SASD Test Scores 2005

The Magic of Math - Despite large class sizes and economic challenges that plague many Oregon schools, Fullerton IV Elementary School has improved test scores dramatically by focusing on teacher training and support, including a math coach and summer workshops. 60% free and reduced lunch students AND 98% successful test scores in 3rd grade.

Internet Resources for 'Response to Intervention'

International Center for Leadership in Education

Act 48 and Continuing Professional Education

Breaking the Piggy Bank: How Illegal Immigration is Sending Schools Into the Red

Community Survey results online

All Day Kindergarten at SASD

PDE-provided FREE Act 48 programs through the eMBEDDED LEARNING Academy:

NAEP - Our National Report Card

ACT 1 Tax Commission

Bilking the Elderly, With a Corporate Assist

Pathways to School Improvement

The National Educational Technology Standards (NETS)

Property Tax Relief - Homestead and Farmstead Exclusion

Referendum Exception Guidelines

Property Tax/Rent Rebate - for senior citizens, widows or widowers 50 years of age or older and the permanently disabled 18 years of age or older.

Loan Forgiveness up to $17,500 for Science, Mathematics, and Special Education Teachers

State Plans for Highly Qualified Teachers

Autism Information Center - CDC

CHIP - PA Children's Health Insurance Program

Good measures for good schools

Register to vote 4/2/07

Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Background Clearance information

How to Run for Political Office 2007: A Campaign Manual for Pennsylvania Candidates

How to Run for Public Office class being offered by LWVLA Saturday January 27, 2007 Brochure doc.

Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption Program

Property Tax Relief info | Property Tax Relief | ACT 1 Tax Commission

Demographics Info

Tax Fairness: video from Local Tax Reform Education Project

MathMovesU Grants and Scholarships Program. This program is intended to encourage participation and enthusiasm in math doing and teaching

EdNA (Education Names and Addresses) can be used to find name, address, administrator, and related information about the educational entities that PDE serves. These entities include school districts and their schools, intermediate units, area vocational technical schools, charter schools, nonpublic and private schools, higher education institutions, and many more.

Wellness Program

The Silent Epidemic: Why kids drop out

Illuminations - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Curriculum Focal Points from NCTM

Consolidations and Closings NSBA

Challenge Day


NCLB - Parent's Guide

PA. Department of Education

Enrollment Projectioins by District - many education related stats

PA Code of Professional Practice and Conduct (Code) for certificated educators

Creating a school-community culture of Learning - More than two-thirds of jobs will require some post high school education

Acronyms - Explains all those terms like IEP, NCLB, ADA

What do the letters mean?

AFT - Standards based reforms

AFT - Summer Learning Calendar free

AIU3 Educational Resources

ASSET (Achieving Student Sucess through Excellence in Teaching) - science

Center for Safe Schools

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Congressional Research Service Open CRS a "think tank" that provides reports to Congress on a variety of topics

Costs of Not Graduating Tallied by Researchers

Demographic and Economic Profile of Pennsylvnania

Diplomas Count: An Essential Guide to Graduation Policy and Rates

PDE - Parent resources to help children learn and succeed

Example questions for the PSSA's by grade level

Education Commission of the States - ECC

Evaluation Checklists

Preparing Your Daughter or Son for the Next Century

PA Career Guide

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Tool kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities

Reading One-to-One

Project 720 High School Reform

Misunderstood Minds - on learning disabilities and differences

National High School Alliance

The Education Trust

Rubrics - explained

PA Career Guide 2005-2006

PA School Rankings

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

Pennsylvania English Language Learner (PaELL) many lesson plans & activities K-12

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

Preparing PA Youth for Success in a 21st Century Economy

Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award

Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition & Activity - wellness info

School Wellness Resource Guide

Education Policy at

Gateway to Educational Materials Information Institute - quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Family Connections

Learning with Technology

School Finance at IssuesPA

Scripps National Spelling Bee

Issues in Pennsylvania School law

Education Policy Information Clearinghouse

PCN - Pennsylvania Cable Network

School Boards and Student Achievement

Education Evolving

Pew Charitable Trust K-12 education policy

"The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion From High School Through College", a report from the U.S. Department of Education, identifies factors that increase student success in completing a
bachelor's degree.

American Association of School Adminsitrators

Pennsylvania Governor's Schools of Excellence

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Representative Democracy (PennCORD)

Digital Library at Exploratorium - digital media and digitized museum materials related to interactive exhibits and scientific phenomena, including images, educational activities in PDF and html formats, QuickTime movies, streaming media, and audio files.

Digital Library at Penn State hundreds of documents, images and books free & online

Center for Education Reform

Education Week

Special Education regulations and resources in Pennsylvania

Special Education info for parents

C.O.R.E Susquehanna AmeriCorps


Math resources:

AAA Math

Ask Dr. Math

Explore your Knowledge

Illuminations - Vision for School Math by NCTM

Math Advantage activities

MathMastery math challenge - Old Brains are great!

The Mathematical Skills and Abilities Adults Need To Be Equipped for the Future

Math Center - Education Place

Math Now: Advancing Math Education in Elementary and Middle School

Puzzling and Perplexing Problems - for 6-8 grd. through the Friends of the Selinsgrove Community Library

Math - What's working

Figure This! - math for families

Math Songs

Math links

It's a Math World - integration!


Selinsgrove Area School District -

Snyder County -

Snyder County Libraries -

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania -

Constitution Commonwealth of Pennsylvania -

State Funding Formulas in Pennsylvania - county and school distirct impact

U.S. Government -

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005

U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Citizen Information Center explains how to put together an emergency supply kit and develop a family plan for all kinds of emergencies. FREE

Democracy Rising Pa

Common Cause/PA

IssuesPA - PA Economy League issues resource

Forward to Prosperity - a business plan to improve PA

League of Women Voters PA - my thanks to the Union County chapter who gave an excellent presentation: "How to Run for Office" for permitting me to attend.

Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group - consumer advocate

Declaration of Action

Pennsylvania Cable Network - PCN's Call-In program airs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., the hour-long interactive call-in program allows PCN viewers to speak directly with government officials, newsmakers, and other knowledgeable parties on current commonwealth issues. Viewers are welcome to call during the program by dialing, toll-free, 1-877-PA6-5001 (1-877-726-5001).

Friends of the Selinsgrove Community Library

"“In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power,
but carries the ultimate responsibility.” Norman Cousins

posted 11/04/05
Democracy Rising - Roadmap to Reform