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The Portland Area Career and Technical Education Consortium (PACTEC) is a formal agreement between eight member districts in support of Career & Technical Education and state grant funding beyond the resources of any one district. The benefits to our consortium members include:

  • Implementation of Perkins-directed program elements
  • Oversight of Perkins funds to enrich the established Programs of Study and give purchasing power to smaller school districts
  • Coordinated professional development opportunities for continued teacher training
    Teacher licensure support

As an Alliance, all members work together to build and sustain high-quality Programs of Study, a required component of the Carl Perkins V funding regulations.

Working with Portland Community College, as the post-secondary partner, the Alliance provides high-quality educational opportunities in Career Technical Education. Each member of the PACTEC Alliance is committed to the success of the high school students in their classrooms and acknowledges the importance of CTE as they educate and train the students to be the emerging workforce in the 21st Century.

PACTEC Consortium Manual

PACTEC Member Districts Include

  • Banks School District
  • Forest Grove School District
  • Gaston School District
  • Scappoose School District
  • Sherwood School District
  • St. Helens School District
  • Tigard-Tualatin School District
  • Vernonia School District

PACTEC Member Districts have 10 participating high schools within Washington and Columbia Counties, 57 active programs of study, and 84 CTE teachers

  1. Banks High School
  2. Forest Grove High School
  3. Gaston Junior/Senior High School
  4. Scappoose High School
  5. Sherwood High School
  6. St. Helens High School
  7. Creekside Community High School
  8. Tigard High School
  9. Tualatin High School
  10. Vernonia High School

Direct Recipients – Beaverton and Hillsboro School Districts

Beaverton School and Hillsboro School Districts comprise the Region 2-A Direct Recipient Partner group. Together, the full PACTEC Region 2-A includes 141 CTE programs of study, Direct Recipient Partners are not members of the Region 2-A Consortium group because they author their own Perkins IV Basic Fund applications and manage their funds. They join Consortium members for Professional Development opportunities funded by the Reserve Grant, written to benefit all member schools of Region 2-A.

Beaverton School District
  1. Aloha High School
  2. Beaverton High School
  3. Mountainside High School
  4. Southridge High School
  5. Sunset High School
  6. Westview High School
Hillsboro School District
  1. Century High School
  2. Glencoe High School
  3. Hillsboro High School
  4. Liberty High School

Alliance Partner – Portland Public School District

Portland Public Schools, standing as a separate region, is designated Region 2-C by the Oregon Department of Education. As a separate region, they author and manage their own Basic Fund Grant. As an Alliance Partner, the Career and Technical Education teachers from Portland Public Schools join the Consortium and Direct Recipient Partner CTE teachers of Region 2-A for Professional Development sessions and conferences.

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