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Upon the authorization of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act for the 21st Century, July 2018, (known as Perkins V), career and technical administrators are required to submit their Perkins application for federal funding based on data supplied by a Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA). read more »

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Membership Meeting COVID-19

Posted on April 24, 2020

Membership Meeting Remember to preregister at the link below COVID-19 Update via Zoom April 27, 2020 1:00 PM   Participants: PACTA Members Date: Monday, April 27, 2020 Time: ... Read More


Message from the Secretary of Education - April 15, 2020

Posted on April 17, 2020

Colleague,   It has been roughly four weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented change to our school communities, including building closures, transitions to distance learning, and the ... Read More


Summer Leadership Conference Career and Technical Education: Leadership for Success

Posted on April 17, 2020

July 29-31, 2020 Nittany Lion Inn, State College, PA   Strategic Leadership ●Leadership for Learning ●Community Leadership ●Systems Leadership Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career ... Read More


Message from the Secretary of Education - April 10, 2020

Posted on April 12, 2020

 Colleague,  In an effort to help you navigate our commonwealth’s extended school closure, PDE is committed to providing you with ongoing information related your LEA’s operations. Today, we’ve made ... Read More


Message from the Secretary of Education - April 9, 2020

Posted on April 11, 2020

Colleague, This morning, I issued an order under Act 13 of 2020 to close all public schools through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, as defined by the local school calendar. Additionally, ... Read More


COVID 19 School Closure FAQs & ACT 13

Posted on April 02, 2020

The following are links for updated Frequently Asked Questions from the P-GROUP related to school closure: COVID-19 School Closure FAQs ACT 13 FAQs 4-2-20. If you have any question please do not hesitate ... Read More

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