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READING, PA – The Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) has been selected to participate in the Pennsylvania Science Education Leaders (PennSEL) Network. The network is a cohort of leadership teams representing 19 regions across Pennsylvania with the goal of improving science teaching and learning for all students. The multi-year effort was launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and NextGenScience in June 2021. The PennSEL Network is part of...
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Mrs. Diane Kay, BCIU Early Intervention Teacher, receives her COVID-19 vaccination
The Berks County Intermediate Unit Main Office served as a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination site for school employees and contractors from Friday, March 12, through Saturday, March 20, 2021. Intermediate units across Pennsylvania served as host sites for the vaccinations as part of a statewide-vaccination plan aimed at creating a safer environment for students, educators, and staff members that will allow school districts to continue to expand in-person learning...
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2021 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassadors
Lynmarie Hilt, STEM Program Administrator in the Office of Professional Development and Curriculum at the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU), has been accepted as one of 36 ambassadors in the Pennsylvania STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Ambassadors Program.
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Screenshot of a document highlighting the need for cyber charter school funding reform. Click for the PDF
 The Berks County Committee on Legislative Action (COLA), in partnership with the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU), the 18 Berks County school districts, and the two career and technology centers, has launched a targeted advocacy campaign focused on its top two legislative priorities for 2021: increased state funding for special education and cyber charter school reform.  In Berks County alone, more than 13,500 K-12 students receive special education services each...
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The Berks County Committee on Legislative Action met virtually with Hannah Barrick, J.D., Assistant Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), on Tuesday, February 9.  Mrs. Barrick provided the committee with valuable insight on Governor Wolf’s proposed budget for 2021-2022, an update on the new leadership and dynamics in the PA House and Senate, and state financial challenges (COVID and others).  Following an overview and discussion...
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The Berks County Intermediate Unit welcomes the opportunity to partner with our local media outlets on articles and stories regarding education topics and issues in Berks County and across the Commonwealth.

For all media requests, please contact:

Amelia Krotee
Marketing Communications Specialist
610-987-8467 | amekro@berksiu.org

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The BCIU and Berks County schools had a great 2022 Administrators’ Conference! We brought Berks County administrators and school staff together to hear from Jon Gordon on the power of a positive team. We hope our administrators left the event feeling inspired and empowered! Thank you to our host, Muhlenberg High School, and event speakers: Dr. Joseph Macharola, Muhlenberg School District Superintendent, Dr. Daniel Richards, BCIU Director of Professional Learning, Russell Del Rosario, BCIU Safety & Security Program Administrator, and Dr. Jill Hackman, BCIU Executive Director, who facilitated the event. We look forward to seeing positivity in action across our school districts! ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you want to help English learners excel in school? We are currently seeking a qualified English as a Second Language (ESL) Supervisor to serve in Berks County! The successful candidate will utilize their 5+ years of ESL experience to develop, implement, and assess specialized services in grades PreK-12 relating to English language development. A Master’s degree and valid Pennsylvania PK-12 ESL Program Specialist Certification are also required. Starting salary range is between $75,710 - $89,000. Apply today! Visit: buff.ly/3IZPxyL. Job ID 1414. EOE ... See MoreSee Less
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August celebrates both National Wellness Month and National Back to School Month! If you are looking for ways to support student wellness and emotional wellbeing throughout the school year, get inspired with this A-Z list from Well-Bean. 🎒📚✏️ ... See MoreSee Less
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“You are contagious. The energy you put into your team and culture determines the quality of it.” -Jon Gordon Discover the power of a positive team! Our Administrators’ Conference is quickly approaching on August 4th and we are excited to welcome Best-Selling Author and Keynote Speaker, Jon Gordon. If you haven’t registered yet, the deadline is Monday, July 25. This event is free to Berks County superintendents and their staff. Learn more and register online at: buff.ly/3OmjevS ... See MoreSee Less
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Exciting day for the Exeter Township School District (ETSD)! President Judge Thomas G. Parisi presided over the commissioning ceremony of Dr. Christy Haller, ETSD Superintendent of Schools. We wish you great success in your new role and look forward to working with you. Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less
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READING, PA – The Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) has been selected to participate in the Pennsylvania Science Education Leaders (PennSEL) Network. The network is a cohort of leadership teams representing 19 regions across Pennsylvania with the goal of improving science teaching and learning for all students. The multi-year effort was launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and NextGenScience in June 2021. The PennSEL Network is part of...
Read More
Mrs. Diane Kay, BCIU Early Intervention Teacher, receives her COVID-19 vaccination
The Berks County Intermediate Unit Main Office served as a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination site for school employees and contractors from Friday, March 12, through Saturday, March 20, 2021. Intermediate units across Pennsylvania served as host sites for the vaccinations as part of a statewide-vaccination plan aimed at creating a safer environment for students, educators, and staff members that will allow school districts to continue to expand in-person learning...
Read More
2021 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassadors
Lynmarie Hilt, STEM Program Administrator in the Office of Professional Development and Curriculum at the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU), has been accepted as one of 36 ambassadors in the Pennsylvania STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Ambassadors Program.
Read More
Screenshot of a document highlighting the need for cyber charter school funding reform. Click for the PDF
 The Berks County Committee on Legislative Action (COLA), in partnership with the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU), the 18 Berks County school districts, and the two career and technology centers, has launched a targeted advocacy campaign focused on its top two legislative priorities for 2021: increased state funding for special education and cyber charter school reform.  In Berks County alone, more than 13,500 K-12 students receive special education services each...
Read More
Committee on Legislative Action Dome Logo
The Berks County Committee on Legislative Action met virtually with Hannah Barrick, J.D., Assistant Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), on Tuesday, February 9.  Mrs. Barrick provided the committee with valuable insight on Governor Wolf’s proposed budget for 2021-2022, an update on the new leadership and dynamics in the PA House and Senate, and state financial challenges (COVID and others).  Following an overview and discussion...
Read More
1 2 3 4 19

Media Inquiries

The Berks County Intermediate Unit welcomes the opportunity to partner with our local media outlets on articles and stories regarding education topics and issues in Berks County and across the Commonwealth.

For all media requests, please contact:

Amelia Krotee
Marketing Communications Specialist
610-987-8467 | amekro@berksiu.org

Like Us on Facebook!

Berks County Intermediate Unit

Berks County Intermediate Unit

3,489

Serving as the premier education services provider in Berks County and across the Commonwealth.

The BCIU and Berks County schools had a great 2022 Administrators’ Conference! We brought Berks County administrators and school staff together to hear from Jon Gordon on the power of a positive team. We hope our administrators left the event feeling inspired and empowered! Thank you to our host, Muhlenberg High School, and event speakers: Dr. Joseph Macharola, Muhlenberg School District Superintendent, Dr. Daniel Richards, BCIU Director of Professional Learning, Russell Del Rosario, BCIU Safety & Security Program Administrator, and Dr. Jill Hackman, BCIU Executive Director, who facilitated the event. We look forward to seeing positivity in action across our school districts! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Do you want to help English learners excel in school? We are currently seeking a qualified English as a Second Language (ESL) Supervisor to serve in Berks County! The successful candidate will utilize their 5+ years of ESL experience to develop, implement, and assess specialized services in grades PreK-12 relating to English language development. A Master’s degree and valid Pennsylvania PK-12 ESL Program Specialist Certification are also required. Starting salary range is between $75,710 - $89,000. Apply today! Visit: buff.ly/3IZPxyL. Job ID 1414. EOE ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
August celebrates both National Wellness Month and National Back to School Month! If you are looking for ways to support student wellness and emotional wellbeing throughout the school year, get inspired with this A-Z list from Well-Bean. 🎒📚✏️ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
“You are contagious. The energy you put into your team and culture determines the quality of it.” -Jon Gordon Discover the power of a positive team! Our Administrators’ Conference is quickly approaching on August 4th and we are excited to welcome Best-Selling Author and Keynote Speaker, Jon Gordon. If you haven’t registered yet, the deadline is Monday, July 25. This event is free to Berks County superintendents and their staff. Learn more and register online at: buff.ly/3OmjevS ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Exciting day for the Exeter Township School District (ETSD)! President Judge Thomas G. Parisi presided over the commissioning ceremony of Dr. Christy Haller, ETSD Superintendent of Schools. We wish you great success in your new role and look forward to working with you. Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

Recent News

Yudelca Matias Receives BCIU Champion Award
By
Mr. Robert Dunmoyer Named Recipient of the 2022 Annie Sullivan Award
By
Foundation for Reading Area Community College names 3 new board members
By
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