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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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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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. To be considered for these awards, application materials must be received by May 1, 2019.  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. For additional information, please click here.