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

Spring PIL: Improving Student Outcomes

Posted on January 14, 2019

Improving Student Outcomes through Industry Credentials, Employer Engagement and Business Partnerships (On-line)   DATES/LOCATIONS:  January 21, 2019 – On-line Course                    PIL HOURS TO BE ...   Read More

2019 PACTA Winter General Membership Meeting

Posted on January 07, 2019

The next PACTA General Membership meeting is scheduled for February 14, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until Noon, with lunch included, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey PA.  Registration for the meeting will begin at 8 a.m.  The PACTA Executive Committee will meet the evening before, February 13, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. also at the Hershey Lodge and Conference ...   Read More

38 PA Career & Technical Centers Receive Funding for Equipment Upgrades

Posted on November 29, 2018

Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf announced today the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is awarding nearly $1.2 million in competitive grants to 38 career and technical centers and area vocational technical education schools to purchase new equipment that will give students hands-on training for careers needed by local employers. "There is incredible demand for skilled workers ...   Read More

ATTENTION EXHIBITORS DO NOT MISS THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!

Posted on November 20, 2018

    Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposiumwill be held February 14 and 15, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The Symposium is being sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators in cooperation with the National Center for College and Career Transitions, the Pennsylvania Department of ...   Read More

2019 Pathways to Career Readiness Symposium

Posted on November 05, 2018

Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposiumwill be held February 14 and 15, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The twenty ninth annual symposium will begin at 12:30 p.m. on February 14, 20018 and will conclude at noon on February 15, 2019.   Symposium Description:Students entering the workforce of tomorrow will face challenges much ...   Read More

2018 -2019 Fall Coaching Clinics

Posted on August 31, 2018

The Coaches Clinic purpose is to bring instructional coaches together to help the struggling teacher and to share best practices; learn from each other as Career and Technology Centers (CTCs) across the state implement change, show improvement, and integration strategies across career and technical program areas. The clinics are open to all CTE Coaches interested in improving instruction and ...   Read More

2018-2019 FALL PACTA PIL PROGRAMS ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted on July 30, 2018

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE 2018-2019 FALL PACTA PIL PROGRAMS   TO REGISTER FOR A PIL PROGRAM JUST CLICK ON ONE OF THE PROGRAM TITLES LISTED BELOW.  YOU WILL HAVE TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS:  1. REGISTER ON-LINE 2. DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM YOU WILL FIND THE OPTIONS LISTED ON THE REGISTRATION FORM FOR EACH PROGRAM   NEW DIRECTOR’S ACADEMY – PART ...   Read More

PACTA CALENDAR FOR 2018-2019

Posted on July 27, 2018

The updated PACTA 2018-2019 Calendar is available CLICK HERE to download your copy. Note:   The following will be added to the calendar at a later date:                Date and Location of Spring PIL sessions              Date for State Policy Seminar and Legislative Visits, Executive ...   Read More

Workshop for CTE Technology Coordinators

Posted on May 30, 2018

The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Technology Coordinators. The workshop will focus on Technology in Career and Technical Education. The workshop will be held from 11:00 a.m. on September 20 to Noon on September 21 at the Nittany Lion Inn in State ...   Read More

Workshop for CTE Counselors

Posted on May 30, 2018

The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Counselors. The workshop will focus on increasing access for students to career and technical education and assisting them in the transition to careers and post secondary education. The workshop will be held from 11:00 a.m. on September 20 to Noon on ...   Read More

Upcoming Events

  • PIL: Improving Student Outcomes January 21, 2019 On-line
  • Winter PACTA Executive Committee Meeting February 13, 2019 Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
  • Winter PACTA General Membership Meeting February 14, 2019 Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
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