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

News and Announcements

33rd Annual PACTA Golf Tournament

Posted on May 12, 2021

Sponsored by: Allegheny Educational Systems, Inc. & APEX Advertising   When: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Where: Mountain View County Club, Boalsburg, PA         https://mtviewcountryclub.com/ Fee: $55.00 - includes greens fees, one-half cart rental, practice range tokens, skill prizes, prizes for top four teams, and food/beverage ...   Read More

PACTA Summer Leadership Conference 2021

Posted on April 19, 2021

IN-PERSON   2021 PACTA Summer Leadership Conference: Career and Technical Education Leadership for Success   Strategic Leadership Leadership for Learning Community Leadership Systems Leadership July 27-29, 2021 Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of ...   Read More

Workshop for CTE Counselors

Posted on March 16, 2021

PACTA VIRTUAL Workshop for CTE Counselors     April 14-April 15, 2021   SPONSORED BY: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER TRANSITIONS (NC3T)     The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Assistant Directors, Principals, and Supervisors. ...   Read More

Workshop for CTE Adult Continuing Ed Coordintors

Posted on March 16, 2021

  PACTA VIRTUAL Workshop for CTE Adult/Continuing Education Coordinators   April 7-April 8, 2021   SPONSORED BY: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER TRANSITIONS (NC3T)     The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Assistant ...   Read More

Workshop for CTE Assistant Directors, Principals & Supervisors

Posted on March 08, 2021

PACTA VIRTUAL Workshop for CTE Assistant Directors, Principals and Supervisors   March 31-April 1, 2021   SPONSORED BY: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER TRANSITIONS (NC3T)     The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Assistant Directors, ...   Read More

GOVERNOR WOLF SIGNS CTE MONTH PROCLAMATION - FEBRUARY 2021

Posted on February 24, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf signs Career & Technical Education Month Proclamation and records message to all celebrating CTE Month!   Copy of Career & Technical Education Month Proclamation   Click on the link below to view the Career & Technical Education Month message for Governor Tom Wolf: CTE Month Message from Governor Wolf    Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Posted on February 09, 2021

 MESSAGE FROM ACTING SECRETARY NOE ORTEGA  Colleagues,  The purpose of this communication is to share updates specific to the COVID-19 vaccine. First, I want to acknowledge that one of the most pressing issues you currently face as LEA leaders is the status of the COVID-19 vaccination for school personnel. You care deeply about the safety and well-being of the members of your ...   Read More

Registration is open for the 2020-2021 Spring Virtual PACTA PILs Starting February 10, 2021

Posted on January 14, 2021

 Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership 2020-2021 Offerings (PILS)   Registration is open for the 2020-2021 Spring Virtual PACTA PILs Starting February 10, 2021 Improving Student Outcomes through Industry Credentials, Employer Engagement and Business Partnerships (On-line)   Using Advocacy to Support Student Achievement (On-line)   How to Enroll ...   Read More

2020-2021 NOCTI PILOT TESTING

Posted on January 13, 2021

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 job ready tests. We believe that this partnership will result in high quality tests which meet the needs of Pennsylvania career and technical education students. This is especially important with the ...   Read More

2020 PA Cooperative Education Conference

Posted on August 26, 2020

2020 PA Cooperative Education Conference Charting Our Course for Work-Based Learning into 2021   October 20-21, 2020 Now Virtual!   Capstone Occupations ●Diversified Occupations ●Work-Based Learning ●Internships In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators   Program: The Pennsylvania Cooperative ...   Read More