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

School Choice Week 2015 Highlights

To see highlights of this year's School Choice Week, visit the National School Choice Week website.

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!!

See PACAPE Teacher-Administrator Recognition Award Ceremony

PA Secretary of Education Addresses PACAPE Teacher Administrator Awards Luncheon

View the PA Secretary of Education's Remarks at the PACAPE Teacher-Administrator Awards Luncheon!

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.

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


Early Ed Legislation

PA House HB 1588 and Senate Bill SB 1030 Protect Religious Freedoms of Early Education Centers in PA

Senator Piccola - School Choice Champion 2013!

January 23, 2013
The Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education announced that recently retired Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola (R-Dauphin) will be the recipient of the group’s School Choice Champion award. If you would like to read the entire press release you can do so by clicking the link: School Choice Champion - Senator Piccola


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