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  • 25TH ANNUAL EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM February 3-4, 2015 Hershey Lodge and Convention Center

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Principal / Director Effectiveness

The training materials for JOC members related to Principal/Director Effectiveness (power point with audio and resource documents) are now posted to the PACTA website. read more »

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Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness

Posted on February 25, 2015

  On February 24th Representatives Saylor, Roebuck, Reed, and Grove announce Select Education Committee to Focus on Career Training.  In attendance were PACTA Members and Executive Director Jackie ... Read More


Executive Director Recognized for 25 Years of Service!

Posted on February 25, 2015

During the 2015 Spring General Membership meeting PACTA recognized Jackie Cullen, Executive Director for 25 years of service to the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators.     ... Read More


TAP Resource Collection

Posted on December 09, 2014

This year, PACTA and NC3T are working together to identify key TAP resources and offerings that have been developed since the inception of the program and that need to be archived and made available for continuing use. ... Read More



Posted on November 19, 2014

   The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators (PACTA) is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and NOCTI to assist with the pilot testing of NOCTI national and ... Read More


PDE FAQ Student Performance Measures for Classroom Teachers

Posted on October 15, 2014

In September, 2014, PDE released a Frequently Asked Questions document that references use of Student Performance Measures for classroom teachers. The PDE FAQ document provides guidance that in the case where ... Read More


2014 - 2015 PACTA Calendar

Posted on September 04, 2014

THE 2014 - 2015 PACTA CALENDAR IS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD!   (Click Here to Download a ... Read More

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Upcoming Events

  • 2015 Workshop for CTE Assistant Directors, Supervisors and Principals May 07, 2015 Nittany Lion Inn, State College
  • PIL Program: Report Out Sessions (West) Educator Effectiveness Level II – Student Learning Objectives and Principal Leadership June 11, 2015 Forbes Road CTC, Monroeville
  • PIL Program: Report Out Sessions (West) Curriculum Leadership in CTE: Focusing on Aligning CTE Curriculum With Industry Standards for Student Success and Increasing Student Achievement by Utilizing the Standards Aligned System (SAS) to Integrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Into CTE June 12, 2015 Forbes Road CTC, Monroeville
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