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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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2020 Summer Leadership Conference

Posted on July 01, 2020

Summer Leadership Conference Career and Technical Education:  Leadership for Success July 30, 2020 Now Virtual! Strategic Leadership ●Leadership for Learning ●Community Leadership ●Systems ... Read More


PA School Reopening Task Force Report

Posted on June 18, 2020

  As school districts draft plans to return students safely to their classrooms this fall, a new report offers a framework of insights drawn from the expertise of more than 150 representatives of several ... Read More


Summer Leadership Conference Career and Technical Education:CANCELED

Posted on June 01, 2020

ON-SITE CONFERENCE CANCELED Summer Leadership Conference Career and Technical Education: Leadership for Success July 29-31, 2020 Nittany Lion Inn, State College Refunds will be granted Please ... Read More


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


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

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