Welcome to PAC-TE

PAC-TE is a nonprofit professional association for all those in Pennsylvania who are engaged in the preparation and development of professional educators. 

PAC-TE is dedicated to providing strong advocacy for professional educator preparation within the Commonwealth. 

The purpose of PAC-TE as the voice for professional educator preparation in Pennsylvania is to promote quality professional educator preparation programs and to provide opportunity for individual professional growth for all persons in Pennsylvania engaged in professional educator preparation


     PAC-TE Strategic Plan

The Board of Directors of PAC-TE approved a new strategic plan in April, 2019.  PAC-TE's Strategic Plan is organized around four major areas: Administration,    Membership Expansion, Expansion Engagement,and Advocacy.

PDE - Act 82 of 2018 Special Education Guidance
 

Click here for the PDE memo, Initial Guidance on Expanding Special Education Grade Spans.


For PAC-TE Members: Seven of the Spring Conference presentations can be found by clicking on "Conferences" in the Main Menu, and then clicking on "Spring Conference Resources."


 

PAC-TE is a state unit of AACTE

PAC-TE is a state unit of ATE

 

Scenes from 2019 Spring
Conference

 
Breakout Session
 
President Drake's Opening Remarks
 
Deputy Secretary Noe Ortega's presentation
  Laptops at the ready!
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PAC-TE
Professional Achievement Awards
PAC-TE offers three Professional Achievement Awards to recognize the outstanding work of its members: Outstanding Dissertation Award,Distinguished Research Award,Exemplary Service/Partnership Award. Award recipients will be honored at the Fall TEA Awards Dinner.  Recipients also will receive a one-year complimentary PAC-TE membership and the opportunity to present at the Fall TEA.