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

Monitoring Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Posted on March 20, 2019

  Update on PACTA PIL: Monitoring Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment   The Monitoring Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment PIL has been consolidated to a one site offering due to low registration.  The PIL site is the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, Mount Joy, Campus, 432 Old Market Street, Mount Joy, PA 17552 and will be ...   Read More

REQUEST FOR PRESENTATION

Posted on March 13, 2019

Career and Technical Education: Leadership for Success   REQUEST FOR PRESENTATION   PACTA SUMMER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE July 24-26, 2019 Nittany Lion Inn, State College     Quality career and technical education is an essential part of America’s workforce development system. The challenges of assuring a high-quality system which meets the needs ...   Read More

2019 Summer Leadership Conference

Posted on March 05, 2019

2019 PACTA Summer Leadership Conference: Career and Technical Education Leadership for Success   Strategic Leadership Leadership for Learning Community Leadership Systems Leadership July 24-26, 2019 Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of ...   Read More

2019 Pathways to Career Readiness Symposium

Posted on January 25, 2019

Room Block Extended to February 1, 2019   Registration Extended to February 1, 2019 Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium will 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, ...   Read More

NEW DIRECTOR’S ACADEMY – Part 2

Posted on January 22, 2019

TARGET AUDIENCE:     New Directors (less than five years of experience), current administrators aspiring to the Director’s position, or current Directors (Not required to have completed Part 1)      DATES/LOCATIONS:     First Statewide ...   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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Western Regional Meeting March 22, 2019 Crawford County Career and Technical Center
  • ACTE National Policy Seminar March 25, 2019 Washington DC
  • Workshop for CTE Assistant Directors, Supervisors and Principals May 16, 2019 Nittany Lion Inn, State College
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