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  • Six students presented their STEM-focused action plans at the CSIU.

    Celebrating scientific students

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) on Wednesday celebrated six students who spent their school year developing action plans for STEM-focused programming.

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  •  Students from six school districts visited Susquehanna University Thursday.

    CSIU staff honor students memorialize colleague

    Students who are enrolled in programs to help them transition from their school years to adulthood received special recognition Thursday by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU).

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  •  The 2021 Southern Columbia Area graduate shared her story of recovery as the keynote speaker.

    Mental health awareness: One teen's lasting impact

    The 2021 Southern Columbia Area graduate shared her story of recovery as the keynote speaker during the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit’s Youth Mental Health Summit on Wednesday at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Sosnoski, now a third-year biology major at Penn State University, spoke with raw emotion and tears running down her cheeks.

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  •  First place winners for the elementary school level were from Central Columbia School District.

    CSIU holds 10th annual K'Nex STEM Design Challenge

    Nearly 40 elementary and middle school students from across the region immersed themselves in learning Tuesday, as they designed and built motorized machines from building toys.

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  •  Twelve students from Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit's LPN Center visited Nottingham Village

    LPN students spread the love on Valentine's Day at Nottingham Village

    Twelve nursing students from the LPN Center, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU), spread the love at Nottingham Village Wednesday morning by handing out Valentine’s Day cards to all 121 residents..

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  •  Shapiro Administration announces $379K grant for teaching program

    Shapiro Administration announces $379K grant for teaching program

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, a regional education service agency located in Milton, was awarded the grant in effort to create a first-of-its-kind teaching program in order to address staffing shortages in Pennsylvania. Central Susquehanna was selected to design a registered apprenticeship program that school districts across Pa. can use as a template for teacher career pathways, according to the release.

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  •  The Midd-West School Board is considering purchasing artificial intelligence (AI)-detection

    Midd-West School District looking at AI-detection software

    The Midd-West School Board is considering purchasing artificial intelligence (AI)-detection software to determine if it is used by students The board is looking into Turnitin LLC’s AI detection technology, though board President Terry Boonie raised concerns about its accuracy. “It’s new technology,” he said.

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  •  Jenne Crago, English as a Second Language instructor from the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

    Public Library for Union County launches ESL course with CSIU

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) and the Public Library for Union County teamed up to introduce a weekly English as a Second Language course. The first day of the new program kicked off on Monday at the library, 255 Reitz Blvd., Lewisburg, for any adult students of any language background. Students are assisted with conversation, pronunciation, reading and writing skills in English every Monday from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

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  •  KSLA Susquehanna Valley member Sarah Hynick was joined by retired Shikellamy School District teache

    Literary group provides books for young readers

    The Keystone State Literacy Association Susquehanna Valley (KSLA SV) hopes that visions of reading and books dance through the heads of youngsters in the Susquehanna Valley.

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  •  Teachers Shane Coorigan, left Mount Carmel, and Elizabeth VanDerpool, right, Wyalusing,

    Educators get head start on new science standards

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit on Monday hosted more than 60 educators and a dozen vendor partners for its first STEELS Curriculum Day.

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  •  Watsontown Elementary

    CSIU moving forward with Watsontown elementary purchase

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is moving forward with its plans to purchase the former Watsontown Elementary School building from the Warrior Run School District.

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  •  From left, Milton Middle School student McKenzie Hauck and White Deer Elementary student Kathryn Fr

    Students experiment with 'mathematical origami'

    50 gifted elementary students from across seven school districts, including Milton, Benton, Millville, Midd-West, Selinsgrove, Danville and Shikellamy, gathered at the CSIU building to work on STEM-related activities and try their hands at “mathematical origami.”

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  •  Students adapting toys

    CSIU, class adapt toys for students with disabilities

    Six students from a Bloomsburg Elementary School special education class acted on Friday as toy testers in the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit’s first Toy Adaptation Day.

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  •  Chief Science Officers, Student Advisors and Central Susquehanna Ecosystem Administration pose for

    10 Area Students Chosen to Lead as Chief Science Officers

    Central Susquehanna EcosySTEM is proud to announce that students, Alejandro Bugarini, Gabriel Corrales, Raelyn Graff, Olivia Kelley, Brady Mason, Savannah Nixon, Zen Regus, Oliver Reidinger, Blake Rothermel, and Zander Tallent, have been selected to represent the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit 16 region as Chief Science Officers.

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  • Keynote Speaker, John Perricone poses with in-service day attendees.

    Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) Holds 2023 Regional In-Service Day for Educational Staff

    On Monday, October 9, 2023, educational staff in the Central Susquehanna region had the unique opportunity to participate in a day of enriching professional development.

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  •  CSIU to purchase former elementary school?

    CSIU to purchase former elementary school?

    The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) could be in line to become the new owner of the former Watsontown Elementary School building.

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  • Students of the 115th graduating class of the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center

    LPN Center holds graduation

    The Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center (CSLPNCC) graduated 30 students on Thursday, Aug. 17, in an evening ceremony held at the Milton Area High School.

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  •  Paige Hansel from West Snyder and Kinsey Moyer from Middleburg Elementary

    Pathfinders Program at Midd-West

    West Snyder Elementary School and Middleburg Elementary were bursting with excitement and learning as the summer Pathfinders program got underway. The program focusing on STEAM activities: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math was held for a 2-week session in June and again in July.

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  •  Robert Inglis/The Daily Item 19 CSIU STEMP Campers along with instructors for the Susquehanna River

    Valley campers venture into the Susquehanna River

    Squeals of excitement echoed off the Susquehanna River water Friday morning during the final day of CSIU’s Girls in STEM Camp, as 20 campers ventured into the water in the shadow of Veterans Memorial Bridget to marry STEM and the environment.

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  •  Warrior Run Middle School students, clockwise from left, Kennedy Moore, Maggie Hamm, Kyra Mortimer

    STEM camp fuels girls' interest in science

    Over the course of the week, girls from a variety of school districts — including Central Columbia, Shikellamy, Northumberland Christian, Warrior Run, Southern Columbia and Mifflinburg — had the chance to engage in a broad array of activities and field trips that exposed them to different aspects of science and technology.

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