Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21 (CLIU)
CLIU serves as the coordinating agency that brings together diverse school districts, vocational schools, businesses, higher education and community groups. CLIU provides a broad range of services to fourteen public school districts, non-public schools and two Vocational-Technical schools of the Carbon and Lehigh counties. Services include: Curriculum and Instruction, Staff Development, Educational Technologies, Special Education Services, Non-Public School and Behavioral Health Services. CLIU also offers technology solutions through Management Information Systems department as well as Business, Human Resources and Management services in community and educational settings.
Colonial Intermediate Unit 20
The Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 is a regional agency that provided consultative, advisory, and educational program services to school districts within our geographic area. CIU20 offers a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of children with low incidence disabilities. We act as a consortium to provide quality programs and services to pre school and school age children with disabilities from school districts in Northampton, Monroe and Pike Counties.
Keystone STARS (Standards, Training, Assistance, Resources, & Support)
Keystone STARS is an initiative of the Office of Child Development to improve, support, and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs in Pennsylvania.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Organization dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8. NAEYC is committed to becoming an increasingly high performing and inclusive organization.
Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU)
PAIU is a collaboration of the 29 intermediate units of Pennsylvania. Established in 1971 by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, intermediate units operate as regional educational service agencies providing cost-effective, management-efficient program to Pennsylvania’s 501 public school districts and over 2,400 non-public and private schools. In addition, intermediate units serve as liaison agencies between the school districts and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA)
PACCA is dedicated to facilitating the provision of quality early care and education to the children of Pennsylvania by: promoting the value of educationally appropriate child care to the general public; advocating at the local, state, and federal levels for quality early care and education that responds to the needs of Pennsylvania children and families; providing a forum in which members can work cooperatively to develop programs and provide services; advocate to enhance the status of the child care profession.
Pennsylvania Department of Education
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to lead and serve the educational community to enable each individual to grow into an inspired, productive, fulfilled lifelong learner.