PA Awards $1.2 Million in Career and Technical Education Equipment Grants 

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that $1.2 million in competitive grants was awarded to 33 Career and Technical Centers (CTC) and two school districts to purchase new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations.

“Career and technical centers continually provide excellent educational and professional opportunities for students across the commonwealth,” said Acting Secretary of Education Eric Hagarty. “Investing in career readiness and career exploration is a priority for PDE, and we encourage recipients to utilize this funding to enhance and expand these learning programs, which will help students excel in their chosen fields.”

The awardees are:



Award Amount

Adams County Technical InstituteAdams


A W Beattie Career CenterAllegheny


Parkway West CTCAllegheny


Beaver County CTCBeaver


Berks CTCBerks


Greater Altoona CTCBlair


Upper Bucks County Technical SchoolBucks


Bucks County Technical High SchoolBucks


Middle Bucks Institute of TechnologyBucks


Butler County AVTSButler


Greater Johnstown CTCCambria


Central PA Institute of Science & TechnologyCentre


State College Area SDCentre


Chester County Technical College HSChester


Clearfield County CTCClearfield


Columbia-Montour AVTSColumbia


Cumberland Perry Area Career & Technical CenterCumberland


Dauphin County Technical SchoolDauphin


Fayette County Career & Technical InstituteFayette


Franklin County CTCFranklin


Jefferson County-DuBois AVTSJefferson


CTC of Lackawanna CountyLackawanna


Lancaster County CTCLancaster


Lawrence County CTCLawrence


Lehigh Career & Technical InstituteLehigh


Monroe Career & Tech InstMonroe


North Montco Tech Career CenterMontgomery


Western Montgomery CTCMontgomery


Bethlehem AVTSNorthampton


Wallenpaupack Area SDPike


Susquehanna County CTCSusquehanna


Warren County AVTSWarren


Central Westmoreland CTCWestmoreland


Eastern Westmoreland CTCWestmoreland


York Co School of TechnologyYork





Under the program, the maximum grant is $50,000, and each grant must be matched dollar-for-dollar from a local source which could include local school funds or contributions from business and industry partners.