PA CAPE supports and advocates quality nonpublic education for its affiliated schools.

Senator Pileggi - School Choice Campion of the Year!

PACAPE Announces “PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” at School Choice Week Event LANCASTER, PA (January 30, 2015) – The Pennsylvania Council on American Private Education (PACAPE) presented its “PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” Award to Pennsylvania Senator Dominic F. Pileggi (R-Chester) during National School Choice Week at a special ceremony planned for Thursday, January 29, 2015.

2016 Teacher, Administrator, and Story Awards

Non-Public School Educator Recognition Program ** The application deadline has been extended to March 15! Pass this flyer out to anyone you think may be interested in nominating someone!! Event Profile: PA CAPE membership recognizes the value of effective teaching and leadership that promote proficiency in student learning, and is successful to establish a positive school culture.

2014 PACAPE Teacher Administrator Awards

The Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PA-CAPE) presented its inaugural recognition awards to teachers and administrators from across the Commonwealth at the state Capitol on May 7, 2014. The celebration was part of a special day in Harrisburg that included a rally in support of the successful Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs.


Paul I Clymer - School Choice Champion

Saturday, February 1, 2014 House Representative Paul I. Clymer was awarded the PA School Choice Champion by PA Cape members. There is an ever growing understanding within the Private School movement that engaging the culture around us is more critical than ever in enabling our schools to succeed. As a part of recognizing that importance, over the last several years many PA schools and school associations have become more intentional about working together to be a part of building relationships and engagement with those in our communities and in government.

Nominate Teachers and Administrators for 2014 Awards

Pennsylvania Professional Teachers and Administrators who are a part of a member organization may apply themselves or nominate others for this year's inaugural awards! Please see the attached program model, and click on the website link to make application! Click on to download a program model. Apply at