In recognition of Autism Awareness
The autistic support classroom at Liberty-Valley Intermediate School was featured by The Daily Item to help raise awareness of autism. Click here to read the coverage by Robert Stoneback and see photos and video from Robert Inglis.
All are invited to attend movie screening
Parents, educators and the community are invited to attend a 45-minute screening of the movie "Bully" at the CSIU on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 beginning at 6 p.m. Following the movie will be a discussion facilitated by experts. Read more
Autism Awareness Month
The CSIU recognizes the
efforts of educational teams who support individuals with autism,
especially during the month of April when Autism Awareness Month is
Effective teams ... Successful programs
Afterschool students learn the art of Kung Fu
Nearly 80 students in the Mount Carmel and Shamokin areas
have been kickin' it with karate after school.
Click here to read more.
2014 Pennsylvania Regional Computer Fairs
Last month, more than 100 students from 10 school districts competed in the Pennsylvania Regional Middle School and High School Computer Fairs. (read more)
CSIU has partnered with BrainWare SAFARI, the leading cognitive skills development software program in education, to offer savings on software licenses for member school districts. Click here for more information.
Robot goes to school
A local middle school student attends class
via a robot, which she remotely controls with an iPad. This technology
allows her to have a telepresence in school and interact with her
teachers and classmates. Click here to watch the video and learn
Students compete in K'Nex Challenge
In March, more than
100 students accepted the challenge to build a moving model, or “people
mover,” using up to 1,400 K’Nex parts in two hours or less. Click here to read the full story.
Milton program celebrates Read Across America
The Family Literacy class at the CSIU's Adult and Family Learning Center in Milton joined students and schools across the U.S. to celebrate Read Across America. (read more)
CSIU early childhood education programs accepting applications
Applications for enrollment in high-quality early childhood education programs in Northumberland County are now being accepted. Click here to read more.
Preschoolers express individuality, unity
The families from the Warrior Run Head Start class made a "Family Quilt" during a family engagement activity. Each child worked with his or her parent or grandparent to design a unique quilt square, and teachers participated as well.
Volunteer tutors recognized for service
A group of volunteer
tutors with the CSIU adult education programs recently were recognized for their service to the
community at a banquet. Click here to read more.
A superintendent and three math teachers joined two CSIU staff on Pearson’s monthly webinar to discuss the region’s Flipped Learning initiative as it applies to the math classroom. The webinar is archived here.
New CSIU program holds Open House
An Open House was held for the CSIU's new maternity group home, Pinnacle Place. Located in Coal Township, Pinnacle Place is available to pregnant or parenting women ages 18-21 (and their child) who are homeless. Click here for more information.
Keyguards made by students, for students
Created by students with special needs who attend the CSIU's Work Foundations+ facility, these keyguards are manufactured using tools and machinery typically found in an industrial arts program. (read more)