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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

ATTENTION EXHIBITORS DO NOT MISS THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!

Posted on May 07, 2018

The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators (PACTA) will be holding its annual leadership conference July 25 – July 27, 2018 at the Nittany Lion Inn in State College.  An important part of the conference will be the commercial exhibit area.    The exhibit area will operate on July 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Exhibitors will be able to set up from ...   Read More

2018 SUMMER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted on May 07, 2018

2018 PACTA Summer Leadership Conference: Career and Technical Education Leadership for Success July 25-27, 2018 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 system. The ...   Read More

PACTA CALENDAR FOR 2018-2019

Posted on April 10, 2018

The 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 PIL sessions National Policy Seminar (ACTE) Date for State Policy Seminar and Legislative Visits, Executive Committee Meeting, General Membership  If you have any question ...   Read More

Congratulations to Dauphin County Technical School

Posted on April 05, 2018

Congratulations to Dauphin County Technical School Building Construction Technology 2018 Award Winner of Excellence in Action Sponsored by: Advance CTE   This year’s Excellence in Action award winners, spanning 11 Career Clusters® from 9 states, represent some of the best Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in the country. These high-quality programs serve students in ...   Read More

31st Annual PACTA Golf Tournament

Posted on March 16, 2018

Sponsored by: Allegheny Educational Systems, Inc. & APEX Advertising   When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 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 ...   Read More

THE 2018 PACTA SPRING WORKSHOP (CANCELED)

Posted on March 16, 2018

CANCELED ANNOUNCEMENT   THE 2018 PACTA SPRING WORKSHOP FOR CTE ASSISTANT DIRECTORS, PRINCIPALS AND SUPERVISORS The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators is proud to announce its annual Workshop for Career and Technical Education Assistant Directors, Principals, and Supervisors. The workshop will focus on issues related to the Administration of ...   Read More

Governor Wolf Announces $1.2 Million to Expand Job and Skills Training for Students

Posted on March 13, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf continues to expand his commitment to job and skills training for Pennsylvania workers. Today, the governor announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education is awarding $1.2 million in completive grants to 38 school districts, career and technical centers and area vocational technical education schools. The grants will be used to purchase equipment to train students for ...   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

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