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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 September 21 at the Nittany Lion Inn in State College.

 

(NOTE: Although this workshop is designed primarily for career and technical education counselors, it is open to all PACTA members.)
 

 

PACTA is an approved provider for Act 48 professional development activities. Workshop participants will be awarded Act 48 credit.
 


DATE AND LOCATION


The workshop will be held at the Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Avenue, State College. Registration will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on September 20. The workshop will begin with lunch at 11:00 a.m. on September 20 and end at Noon on September 21.

 

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED

* Career Pathways Connections

* Education Law Update

* BCTE Update

* Federal Legislative Update

 

* Open Discussion and Exchange of Ideas


 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION

The cost of the workshop is $180.00 per person. This includes lunch on September 20, a continental breakfast on September 21, refreshments and all resource materials. To register, go to www.pacareertech.org or simply CLICK HERE to download a registration form and return it to the address indicated.  The deadline for registration is August 31, 2018.
 

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

A block of rooms for workshop participants has been reserved at the Nittany Lion Inn for the evenings of September 19 and 20. The rates are $134.00 single occupancy and double occupancy. Individuals are responsible for making reservations for hotel accommodations. Identify yourself as part of the PACTA group when making reservations. The group reservation identification number is PACI18A. Make your reservations by August 19, 2018. Reservations made after that date will be on an as available basis at regular rates. The telephone number for the Nittany Lion Inn is (800) 233-7505 or to make a reservation on-line go to www.pennstatehotels.com and select the Nittany Lion Inn.

 

CRACKER-BARREL SESSION

Time has been set aside on the agenda for a participant interaction session, better known as a cracker-barrel session. In order to organize that session, your input as to topics you would like to discuss during the cracker-barrel is needed. Planning will also take place during the cracker-barrel for follow-up regional activities. Please complete the attached cracker-barrel input form and e-mail it to John Pulver at johnpulver21@gmail.com  indicated by September 7, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL OR E-MAIL JOHN PULVER AT (570) 505-3612, johnpulver21@gmail.com