Center for Professional Personnel Development

Home of "Teach Ag!" at Penn State, the center is committed to the operation of a comprehensive program of professional personnel development for career and technical education.

2016 National TeachAg Day promotion video

The Center's objective is to meet the needs of vocational education personnel in the geographical areas served by Penn State.

The Center is one of three centers recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education/Bureau of Career and Technical Education (PDE/BCTE). At Penn State, the Center is housed in the College of Education and the College of Agricultural Science with the respective career and teacher certification programs.

Center Vision

To be a model Agricultural Teacher Education Program, cultivating passion for total student success in teachers, supporting PA Team Ag Ed, and assisting in developing visionary secondary programs.