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Posted on May 02, 2019


JUNE 5, 2019



PACTA's State Advocacy Day is scheduled for June 5, 2019 in Harrisburg.  We will start the day at 9:00 a.m. at the Capitol Complex, Room 302 Irvis Office Building.   After brief remarks and distribution of legislative packets, we will head to the Main Capitol Rotunda steps for a press conference and then you may head to your legislative visits.  All participants will be issued a lunch voucher.  


Visits should be scheduled between 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 


We have a real opportunity this year to see a funding increase for career and technical education as well as legislation passed that will have a positive impact on career and technical education.  We urge all of you to invite Advisory Committee members, JOC members, Students, and other supporters of CTE to participate with you in this event.  To participate please follow the steps below.


  • Click Hereto login and register on-line for the 2019 Legislative Day (No cost to attend, but registration is required).


  • Contact your senators and house members to schedule visits. 


  • Please coordinate with other schools if you share legislators when scheduling your visits.


  • Please send an e-mail to Jackie at jackie@pacareertech.orgwith your list of legislative appointments/visits and guest that will be accompanying you.





A block of rooms for Legislative Day participant has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Harrisburg-Hershey, 23 S2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 for the evening of June 4, 2019 at the rate of $129.00.  To make your reservation please call 717-234-5021 and make reference to PACTA.  The room block closes on May 15, 2019.


If you need further information, please call Jackie at (717) 761-3381 or by e-mail at

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