About PACTESP

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.
  • Increase membership.