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22 Pa. Code § 4.33. Advisory committees.

§ 4.33. Advisory committees.

 (a)  A school district or ACTS administering or planning to administer career and technical education programs shall appoint a local advisory committee. Membership on the committee shall consist of business and industry representatives, public sector employers, agriculture, labor organizations, community organizations, postsecondary education institutions and the general public. The appointed advisory committee shall meet at least once each year and give advice to the board and the administration concerning the program of the school, including its general philosophy, academic and other standards, course offerings, support services, safety requirements and the skill needs of employers. An advisory committee may serve multiple institutions where employment areas overlap.

 (b)  An administrative committee, composed of chief school administrators representing participating school districts, shall be included in the organization of each ACTS. The committee shall advise the ACTS board and the administration concerning the educational program and policies of the school.

 (c)  An occupational advisory committee shall be established for each career and technical education program or cluster of related programs offered by a school district or ACTS. The committee shall be appointed by the board of directors, and a majority of the members of the committee shall be employees and employers in the occupation for which training is provided. The committee shall meet at least twice each year to advise the board, administration and staff on curriculum, equipment, instructional materials, safety requirements, program evaluation and other related matters and to verify that the programs meet industry standards and, if appropriate, licensing board criteria and that they prepare students with occupation related competencies.


   The provisions of this §  4.33 amended under sections 121, 2603-B and 2604-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P.S. § §  1-121, 26-2603-B and 26-2604-B).


   The provisions of this §  4.33 amended February 15, 2008, effective February 16, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 872; amended February 28, 2014, effective March 1, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 1131; amended July 15, 2022, effective July 16, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 3946. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (371096) to (371097).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  4.23 (relating to high school education); 22 Pa. Code §  339.13 (relating to local advisory committee); and 22 Pa. Code §  339.14 (relating to occupational advisory committee).

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