PACTA Education and Workforce Development Symposium

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Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium

Students entering the workforce of tomorrow will face challenges much different than workers of the past. These challenges will impact new workers whether they enter the workforce directly from high school or after earning a two- or four-year degree. Schools and workforce agencies must work to develop new pathways to help students. Local, state and national leaders will present best practices to help students be career ready.

Symposium Save the Date Announcement (PDF)
Request for Presentations (PDF)
Request for Presentations (DOC)
Registration Form (PDF)

Thursday, February 9, 2023

9:00am – 12:15pm Registration
12:30pm – 2:15pm General Session
2:30pm – 5:00pm Small Group Presentations
5:00pm – 6:00pm Reception
6:00pm – 8:00pm CTE Celebration Dinner

Friday, February 10, 2023

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 10:15am Small Group Presentations
10:15am – 11:45am General Session
11:45am – 12:00pm Wrap-up

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate of $172 single or double occupancy.

Individuals are responsible for making their own hotel reservations on-line at at or by calling 855-729-3108.

Please identify yourself as part of the Pathways to Career Readiness Symposium to receive the special rate.  Make your reservations by January 12, 2023.

Registration is $210 per person.
One day registration is $105. To register on-line go to

Registration deadline is January 27, 2023.
No refunds will be given after February 3, 2023.

Brought to you by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Departments of Education.

If you have any questions regarding the Symposium, please contact:
John Pulver, Associate Director
(272) 202-3675 or

Act 48 Professional Development credits will be available.

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