PAC-TE's 52nd Teacher Education Assembly (TEA) will be in person on October 25-27, 2023 at the Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center,  800 E Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2807

To register online: scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the "Next" button.

Costs: Registration includes snacks and beverages, the Wednesday evening banquet and dessert reception, Thursday's buffet lunch, and access to all conference sessions.  A hard copy of the journal Pennsylvania Teacher Educator is available for an additional fee of $10. 

  • PAC-TE Members:
    • Early Bird (prior to October 1): $175
    • Regular Registration October 1-October 24: $225
    • On-site Registration: $275
  • Non-members:
    • Now until October 24: $275  (Tip: Join PAC-TE and you'll get the member price and still save $40 over the non-member price!!!)
    • On-site Registration: $300
  • Student registration:
    • Free if a PAC-TE Student Member; otherwise $50

Hotel and room reservations, click here.

Interested in being a corporate or university sponsor? Click here. 

Registration for the conference includes:

  • A chance to network face to face with colleagues and other teacher education professionals from around the Commonwealth
  • Sessions with PDE on "hot" topics
  • General sessions each day with guest keynotes and PAC-TE presentations
  • Loads of targeted sessions highlighting PA professional educators' preparation programs and their research specific to this year's conference theme: "THIS is Us: Educators rooted in inquiry, action, and progress"
  • Newcomers Sessions on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Delicious Banquet  on Wednesday evening featuring presentation of awards and a chance to meet the candidates for the upcoming election for seats on the Board of Directors
  • The famous PAC-TE "Salute to Amazing Teacher Educators Dessert (SATED)" reception on Wednesday evening
  • Mouth-watering Luncheon Buffet on Thursday
  • Annual PAC-TE Business Meeting (Thursday) for all PAC-TE members
  • TEA 2024 Planning Committee Meeting (Friday at 8:00 A.M.)
  • A chance to win prizes at the conclusion of the conference
  • ATTENTION STUDENTSYou must be a PAC-TE student member in order to register at the student rate (FREE!) for the conference.  If you are not a PAC-TE student member, you must register at the student rate of $50.00. You may join PAC-TE at the student member rate of $50 by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE:  There is NO guarantee that meals will be available for persons waiting to register on-site at the conference.  Meal guarantees must be given to the hotel at least one week in advance, so if you plan to attend meal functions, you should pre-register for the conference (prior to October 16).  Thank you for your understanding.


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