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Head Start

Comprehensive pre-school program. Free to qualifying families.

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Pre-K Counts

Comprehensive pre-school program. Free to qualifying families.

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Preschool Early Intervention

Helping families of children with developmental delays.

The Berks County Intermediate Unit offers a range of services for Berks County’s K-12 students. From serving the needs of our most vulnerable students to providing enrichment opportunities to all, the BCIU works to ensure every student succeeds. K-12 programs include:

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Preschool Early Intervention

Helping families of children with developmental delays.

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Preparation for Adult Life

This program, located in the Berks Career and Technology Center – East Campus with access to community settings, serves students with special needs from all school districts.

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Project SEARCH

Located at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s downtown location, this program serves eligible students from all school districts.

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Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program (DHHP) classrooms use what is called “total communication,” combining sign language, speech, speech reading, and use of residual hearing to meet the unique needs of each student.

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Multiple Disabilities Support

The BCIU’s Multiple Disabilities Support (MDS) program provides specialized educational programming for secondary-age students with multiple needs.

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Transition House

The BCIU’s Transition House Program in Birdsboro assists high school seniors with mild-to-moderate disabilities transition from the familiar environment of high school to employment and independent living.

The Berks County Intermediate Unit supports career readiness initiatives in Berks County and across Pennsylvania that help to bridge the gap between education and the workplace. 

Career Ready Berks

CareerReadyBerks.org is an online platform bringing career information and opportunities to our 70,000 students in Berks County. The portal provides a direct link to available experiences in the business community

Berks STEM Connection

Berks STEM Connection creates new opportunities for students to hone their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and prepare them for eventual careers in the sciences.

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About BOL

Berks Online Learning (BOL) offers Berks County students significant opportunities and advantages that other cyber and charter schools cannot.


Prospective Students

For students and families seeking quality online educational opportunities, Berks Online Learning offers a wealth of value and convenience at no cost to the student or family.


Summer Academy

Berks Online Learning’s Summer Academy is perfect for students who need credit recovery, are looking for accelerated learning, or just want to delve deeper into a subject.

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