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Membership Meeting COVID-19

Posted on April 24, 2020

Membership Meeting Remember to preregister at the link below COVID-19 Update via Zoom April 27, 2020 1:00 PM   Participants: PACTA Members Date: Monday, April 27, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM Participation Information:   You must register in advance for this meeting ...   Read More

Message from the Secretary of Education - April 15, 2020

Posted on April 17, 2020

Colleague,   It has been roughly four weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented change to our school communities, including building closures, transitions to distance learning, and the cancellation of traditional year-end activities. Over that time, I’ve been moved by the tireless efforts of school leaders across the state to ensure students and families continue to be ...   Read More

Message from the Secretary of Education - April 10, 2020

Posted on April 12, 2020

 Colleague,  In an effort to help you navigate our commonwealth’s extended school closure, PDE is committed to providing you with ongoing information related your LEA’s operations. Today, we’ve made several updates to the guidance on our COVID-19 website related to:  Professional employee evaluations for the 2019-2020 academic year Federal ...   Read More

Message from the Secretary of Education - April 9, 2020

Posted on April 11, 2020

Colleague, This morning, I issued an order under Act 13 of 2020 to close all public schools through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, as defined by the local school calendar. Additionally, Governor Wolf is ordering all K-12 schools and programs, public and private, to be closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts, Head Start Supplemental ...   Read More

COVID 19 School Closure FAQs & ACT 13

Posted on April 02, 2020

The following are links for updated Frequently Asked Questions from the P-GROUP related to school closure: COVID-19 School Closure FAQs ACT 13 FAQs 4-2-20. If you have any question please do not hesitate to contact Jackie at or John at . Stay safe and strong!    Read More