Pierce Area Group

Serving: Pierce County

Districts: Bethel, Clover Park, Eatonville, Fife, Franklin Pierce, Orting, Peninsula, Pierce County Skills Center,Puyallup, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma, University Place, White River

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2022-23 School Year Meeting Schedule

PC-WACTA Meetings

Proposed meeting schedule for the year:


  • September 22-23, 2022 at Port Ludlow – Agenda / Minutes
  • October 14, 2022 – Virtual
  • November 18, 2022 – Clover Park Technical College
  • December 9, 2022 – Pierce County Skills Center – Agenda/Minutes
  • January 13, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center – Agenda/Minutes
  • February 10, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center – Agenda/Minutes
  • March 10, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center – Agenda/Minutes
  • April 14, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center
  • May 12, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center
  • June 9, 2023 – Pierce County Skills Center

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Committee Representatives


Matt Carlson, Orting


Matt Carlson, Orting

CTE Administrative Program Advisory



Erin O’Neill, Peninsula


Erin O’Neill, Peninsula


Nancy Nelson, Leschi

What do Area Group Leaders do?

  • Participate in WACTA meetings:
    • WACTA Executive Board/Group Leader meetings
    • Area Group Leader conference calls
    • WA-ACTE Legislative GoTo Meetings (if Legislative Representative cannot)
  • Establish or update Area Group communication tree:
    • Member telephone numbers (work and home)
    • Member mailing addresses (work and home)
    • Member e-mail addresses (work and home)
    • Contact system
  • Identify Area Group legislative representative and inform them of their responsibilities
  • Conduct local area group meetings:
    • Develop agenda
    • Communicate meeting dates, time, and location to members and OSPI Career & Technical Education staff
    • Share WACTA Program of Work and current issues (including legislative)
  • Develop or solicit submittals for WACTA Board meetings and website
    • Area Group report for WACTA Board meetings
    • Informational articles for posting on WACTA website
  • Organize Area Group door prize contributions to Fall and Spring Conferences if area group is asked to assist
  • Organize Area Group participation in WACTA Awards and activities:
    • Scholarships
    • Administrator of the Year Award
    • Annual Program of Work committee assignments
  • Facilitate communication of state level CTE issues to Area Group members, as well as local Area Group concerns/input to WACTA Executive Board