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2017 Integrated Learning Conference (ILC)

Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection  
Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center 
On November 8-10, 2017, the 26th Annual Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection will be conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Bureau of Career and Technical Education. The conference will take place at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. It is anticipated that more than 500 conferees will be in attendance.
Join this conference to: share and learn outstanding instructional techniques; best practices in career development and counseling; instructional methodologies; workforce development/education partnerships; and the use of data in decision making, effective assessment, and other approaches currently in use throughout the commonwealth. The goal of the conference is to provide attendees with strategies and programs that prepare students for postsecondary education and 21st century careers, by enabling students to be highly skilled, better prepared, and more innovative than ever before upon graduating from high school. 
Three pre-conference workshops and several strands will be offered this year. 
Conference Information 
Call for Presenters
Exhibitor Information

2018 Career and Technical Education Theme Poster Contest

Congress-Bundestag Scholarship

  • Scholarship Announcement and Application Information (Information coming soon)
  • Informational Flyer (Information coming soon)

Farm Show

These forms and guidelines are used for agriculture education programs in the state of Pennsylvania to enter the designated departments at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. These activities offer students in agriculture education an excellent opportunity to showcase quality projects on a state level. Click on the links below to access entry forms and guidelines. 

Department 26 School Demonstrations Premium List (PDF)
Department 26 Agricultural Education - FFA Chapter School Demonstrations (PDF)
Department 26 Hints for Improving - FFA Demonstrations (PDF) 

Department 27 Window Exhibits Premium List (PDF)
Department 27 Window Exhibits Scorecard (Coming Soon)
Department 27 Agricultural Education - FFA Chapter Window Exhibit Entry Display (PDF) 

Department 28 Horticulture Exhibits Premium List (PDF)
Department 28 Agricultural Education - FFA Chapter Horticultural Exhibits (PDF)
Department 28 Agricultural Education - FFA Member Horticultural Exhibits (PDF) 

Department 29 Landscape Exhibits Premium List (PDF)
Department 29 Agricultural Education - FFA Landscape Exhibits (PDF) 

Department 30 Agri-Science Fair Premium List (PDF)
Department 30 Agricultural Education Agriscience Fair (PDF)
Department 30 Agricultural Education Agriscience Fair Entry Form (Fillable PDF) 

PA Career & Technical Education Conference

The PA Career & Technical Education Conference (PACTEC) Information.  Connecting Education & Careers. 

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