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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

Strategic Plan 2016-2020 - VISION 2020

Posted on June 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

2017 PACTA OHIO STUDY TOUR

Posted on May 25, 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

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

2017 Summer Leadership Conference

Posted on May 02, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT 2017 PACTA Summer Leadership Conference: Career and Technical Education Leadership for Success July 26-28, 2017 Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Education   Program: Quality career and technical education is an essential part of America’s workforce development ...   Read More

30th Annual PACTA Golf Tournament

Posted on May 02, 2017

Sponsored by: Allegheny Educational Systems, Inc. & APEX Advertising   When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Where: Toftrees State College, Pennsylvania www.toftreesgolf.com Fee: $55.00 - includes greens fees, one-half cart rental, practice range tokens, skill prizes, prizes for top four teams, and food/beverage coupon. Time: The tournament will start at 8:00 am with ...   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

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2017 PACTA WORKSHOP FOR CTE ADULT COORDINATORS

Posted on April 24, 2017

The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Adult/Continuing Education Coordinators. The workshop will focus on issues related to the Administration of Adult/Continuing Career and Technical Education Programs. The workshop will be held from 11:00 a.m. on September 21 to Noon on September 22 at the ...   Read More

Announcement of 2017 PACTA Workshop for CTE Technology Coordinators

Posted on April 24, 2017

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 Noon on September 21 to Noon on September 22 at the Nittany Lion Inn in State ...   Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2017 PACTA WORKSHOP FOR CTE COUNSELORS

Posted on April 24, 2017

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 21 to Noon on ...   Read More

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