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The Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Education Special Populations is concerned with career and technical programs/services for students with special needs. Our mission is to serve the membership and others working with individuals with special needs, especially to:

  • Improve the opportunities for students with special needs;

  • Publish newsletters and share other written materials;

  • Promote federal/state legislation to enhance the success of special needs individuals in career and technical education programs;

  • Provide in-service/workshop programs to promote growth among educators;

  • Conduct a Mid-Winter Conference and conference sessions at the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference; and

  • Increase membership.