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

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

Workshop for CTE Business Administrators

Posted on May 30, 2018

The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical School Business Administrators. The workshop will focus on updates for the Career and Technical School Business Office. 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 Adult 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 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 20 to Noon on September 21 at the ...   Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2018 Cooperative Education Conference

Posted on May 07, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2018 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

2018 PACTA State Legislative Day

Posted on May 07, 2018

PACTA’S 2018 STATE LEGISLATIVE DAY JUNE 13, 2018 STATE CAPITAL, HARRISBURG   PACTA's State Legislative Day is scheduled for June 13, 2018 in Harrisburg.  We will start the day at 9 a.m. at the offices of Milliron and Goodman, Government Relations at 200 North 3rd Street, Suite 1500 in  Harrisburg.  After brief remarks and ...   Read More

Upcoming Events

  • ACTE Vision Conference November 28, 2018 San Antonio, Texas
  • Western Regional Meeting December 07, 2018 A.W. Beattie Career Center
  • Winter PACTA Executive Committee Meeting February 14, 2019 Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
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