PACIE represents colleges and universities, high schools and elementary schools across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PACIE also represents the commitment that we know you also believe in: helping to make Pennsylvania the nation’s leading state in global education. Join us and help realize PACIE's vision: Global-Ready Graduates for Pennsylvania's Future.
PACIE seeks to build a coalition of educational institutions and like-minded individuals and organizations who will support kindergarten through university preparation of global citizens
Membership in PACIE provides you with discounts to the annual conference, regional workshops, roundtables and other members only events.
Organizational Membership is only $350 annually and supports up to five members from a single organization.
Professional Membership is available for whatever you can afford to pay (recommended $75) and allows one individual to take advantage of the benefits of membership.
Become a member today and join us in our shared commitment to improving global education for Pennsylvania’s students. Join Today!
Attend the Conference!
For more information about our annual conference click HERE!
Join a Committee!
PACIE has several active committees, which add value to the overall organization and further PACIE’s mission, vision and goals.
Conference: Plan and manage the annual conference
Education: Create education-focused initiatives, such as the current SAS portal project
Marketing & Communications: Design digital and print materials to inform members and allies of current initiatives
Membership Engagement: Implement measures to actively engage current members in committee work and projects
Outreach: Identify and engage potential members and allies
Committees are open to any interested PACIE member. Join today and add your voice and energy to producing Global Ready Graduates for Pennsylvania’s Future!
Join the Board of Directors!
PACIE members interested in playing a larger role in the organization are invited to seek placement on the Board of Directors. It consists of 20 members who make the critical decisions for the ongoing initiatives and future pursuits, all of which are aimed at furthering global education in the Commonwealth. PACIE aims to attract board members from a variety of different organizations and entities including K-12 teachers and administrators, higher education study abroad and international student service professionals, public sector officials, and individuals from private sector companies and non-profit organizations with global interests.
Term: The standard board term is four (4) years.
Position Description: Each board member is a full voting member. In addition to board membership, there is an executive committee consisting of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. These positions are based on nominations from the board membership and rotate on a yearly basis unless consistency of leadership is desired for longer-term projects. Additionally, the board is managed by the Executive Director who is not a full voting member of the PACIE Board of Directors but facilitates much of the discussion, event planning, and logistics for the board.
Duties: Each board member is expected to:
1) Attend all regular meetings of the board including retreats prior to and following the annual conference in October as well as a spring retreat in April/May.
2) Attend all regularly scheduled calls as a board, once per month via conference call.
3) Join and maintain active participation on one of the board’s subcommittees: Advocacy, Conference, Education and Events, Marketing and Communications, and Membership.
4) Attend any subsequent calls as may be relevant for committee work.
5) Present proposals to the board and comments on proposals brought to the board by others.
6) Vote on issues presented for a board vote.
7)Vote on recipients of PACIE awards.
8) Maintain active participation at the annual conference, inviting a guest who might serve as a future board member or ally for the organization or global education in PA.
Questions about board membership or the nomination process may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.