Initiated in 1996, the PACT (Promoting Achievement through Classroom Technology) program helps parish and regional elementary schools enhance the learning experience of students through technology. With continued capital investment, accompanied by professional development, the Philadelphia Archdiocesan schools have one of the most comprehensive and integrative K-12 approaches in the nation.
The Connelly Foundation continues to explore, develop and implement programs utilizing various types of technology including iPads, Chromebooks and 3D printers for classroom use as well as telecommunications equipment enabling virtual learning. The Foundation also continues its commitment to ensure Archdiocesan teachers are well prepared to integrate this technology through hands-on training opportunities.
PACT programs include the following: