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2018 Pathways to Career Readiness Symposium

Posted on November 03, 2017

2018 Pathways to Career Readiness Symposium Announcement     Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposiumwill be held February 15 and 16, 2018 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The twenty eighth annual symposium will begin at 12:30 p.m. on February 15, 20018 and will conclude at noon on February 16, ...   Read More

REQUEST FOR PRESENTATIONS

Posted on November 03, 2017

Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium   REQUEST FOR PRESENTATIONS   28th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center   The Annual Symposium will be held on February 15 and 16, 2018 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The Symposium will begin at 12:30 p.m. on February 15, 2018 and will ...   Read More

CTE Budgeting Process to Support Student Achievement PIL

Posted on August 08, 2017

TARGET AUDIENCE:  Administrative and Supervisory CTE Personnel   DATES/LOCATIONS: (West) November 14, 2017    Forbes Road CTC                                                                     ...   Read More

PACTA NEW DIRECTOR ACADEMY

Posted on August 08, 2017

  TARGET AUDIENCE:New Directors (less than five years of experience), current        administrators aspiring to the Director’s position, or current Directors      DATES/LOCATIONS:     First Statewide Meeting                                     ...   Read More

2017 PACTA OHIO STUDY TOUR

Posted on August 07, 2017

Great Oaks Career Campuses Cincinnati, Ohio October 24-26, 2017 Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators     Program: Great Oaks Career Campuses is one of the largest career & technical systems in the US.  They offer 31 career majors for students from 36 school districts as well as operating a robust adult ...   Read More

Strategic Plan 2016-2020 - VISION 2020

Posted on August 06, 2017

The PACTA Strategic Plan 2016-2020, titled VISION 2020, is available.  Please click the following link to download a copy. VISION 2020    Read More

PACTA CALENDAR FOR 2017-2018

Posted on July 25, 2017

The PACTA 2017-2018 Calendar is available to download.  CLICK HERE to download your copy now. Note:  The following will be added to the calendar at a later date o   Location and Date of Spring PIL sessions o   Fall and Spring regional meetings   If you have any question please contact Jackie at jackie@pacareertech.org or John at ...   Read More

Governor Wolf Signs HB 202 Into Law

Posted on June 21, 2017

Governor Wolf Signs HB 202 Into Law June 21, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed House Bill 202, known as Act 6, into law. The bill, sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai, amends the Public School Code to allow students in career and technology education (CTE) to demonstrate proficiency and readiness for high school graduation in an alternative pathway, and removes ...   Read More

2017 Co-op Conference Announcement

Posted on May 23, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2017 Cooperative Education Conference The Pennsylvania Cooperative Education Association is proud to announce its annual conference which is being held in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators. The conference will focus on best practices, safety, child labor and other relevant laws, technology and communications as well as ...   Read More

2016-2017 STATE OF EDUCATION REPORT RELEASED

Posted on April 27, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 PACTA participated in a press conference in the Main Rotunda during PSBA’s Advocacy Day.  The press conference was held to release the 2016-2017 State of Education Report.  Representing PACTA was John Pulver, Associate Director.  To view the press conference please click on the following link: https://youtu.be/z36r05x3wKk   To download a ...   Read More

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