The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators strives to promote excellence in career and technical education through leadership, advocacy and service.

State Officers

State Officers





Dr. Kirk Williard


Chester County Technical College High Schools 


Past President


Mr. John Augustine


Greater Johnstown CTC

Vice President


Dr. Leon Poeske


Bucks County Technical High School




Mr. Kevin Rice 


Steel Center for CTE


Central Region President


Ms. Jennifer Hain


SUN Area Technical Institute  


Eastern Region President


Dr. Thomas Rushton


Lehigh Career and Technical Institute


Western Region President


Dr. Darby Copeland


Parkway West CTC 

Upcoming Events

  • PACTA Summer Leadership Conference-CANCELED July 29, 2020 Nittany Lion Inn, State College
  • Fall Workshops September 17, 2020 Nittany Lion Inn, State College
  • Cooperative Education Conference (co-sponsored with PCEA) October 20, 2020 Nittany Lion Inn, State College
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