Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCIU has continued its mission of serving the students, families, educators, and greater community in Berks County and across the Commonwealth. This page provides links to resources to help families navigate the 2021-2022 school year and to help the community-at-large navigate the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19.
The Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) Board of Directors approved the BCIU Health and Safety Plan, effective July 1, 2021, on June 17, 2021. Due to the dynamic nature of COVID-19, the BCIU Health and Safety Plan is subject to change as needed throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Subsequently, essential revisions made to the plan were approved by the BCIU Board of Directors on August 19, 2021.
The plan outlines the BCIU’s strategy in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic in a collaborative approach and is based on information regarding plans identified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Due to the dynamic nature of COVID-19, the BCIU Health and Safety Plan is subject to change as needed throughout the 2021-2022 school year.
This BCIU has curated a collection of health agency resources and articles related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including resources for both physical and mental health and wellness. It serves as a collection point for parents, school administrators, and staff seeking information and resources regarding COVID-19.
To better equip parents and caregivers during this unique time, a team of school psychologists from the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s Early Intervention program have developed a weekly Social-Emotional Learning calendar with daily ideas for activities and lessons that will help your child grow socially and emotionally. Click the images below to see this week’s calendar in English or Spanish or follow the link to our Social-Emotional Learning Calendar page to view the full archive.