Teaching and Learning
The AIU's Teaching and Learning Division provides direct services to schools and facilitates professional development, technical assistance and support services that assist educators in addressing education requirements and best practices. Our services provide leading edge, research-based practices to engage all learners and to generate effective solutions to educational challenges. Contact Rosanne Javorsky at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The AIU organizes a variety of academic competitions for elementary and secondary students.
A variety of apprenticeships and career symposiums gives high school students the opportunity to explore their career interests.
Center for Creativity
The Center for Creativity seeks to support schools and teachers as they infuse creativity in the classroom.
Comprehensive Planning and School Improvement
The AIU assists district administrators implement and use school planning tools to improve instructional practices.
Continuing Professional Education
This department coordinates the Teacher Induction program, Act 48 classes and various in-service courses. Click here to register!
Curriculum and Assessment
Facilitation and professional development are provided in key areas of curriculum and assessment, including curriculum audits, common core standards, Keystone Exams, PSSA data analysis and the Standards Aligned Systems (SAS) portal.
English as a Second Language (ESL K-12)
Serving children from all over the world, the AIU's ESL program helps districts build students' English acquisition skills.
Evaluations, Grants and Data
AIU's Evaluation, Grants and Data department helps school districts leverage strengths to develop, build, implement and evaluate dynamic educational programs, attract dollars to support those programs, and align curriculum and utilize technology to improve the efficiency of those programs.
IDEA Training and Consultation
This department provides technical assistance and professional development in presentation, interpretation and implementation of all phases of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act.
Instructional Media Services
The Instructional Media Services (IMS) is one of the core services of the AIU. The IMS provides a comprehensive media library, delivery system and other services to K-12 teachers, staff and administrators in the AIU service area.
Keystones to Opportunity
Keystones to Opportunity is part of Pennsylvania's comprehensive approach to improving literacy outcomes for children up to grade 12. Pennsylvania was one of six states awarded a Federal Striving Readers Discretionary grant to make this outcome a reality.
Math and Science Collaborative
The Math and Science Collaborative coordinates efforts an focuses resources on strengthening math and science education.
Non-Public Schools Program
The Non-Public Schools Program provides effective and efficient auxiliary services for students in grades K-12 who attend non-public schools.
Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership
The Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership (PIL) Program is a statewide, standards-based continuing professional education program for school and system leaders.
Professional Development Services
The AIU offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for educators. Topics include Autism support, concussion management, differentiated instruction and much more.
Reading Achievement Center
The AIU's Reading Achievement Center provides services that increase achievement in reading for students in grades pre-K to 12. The AIU assists district administrators implement and use school planning tools in improve instructional practices.
Student Learning Objectives (SLO)
Student Learning Objectives are a process developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to document a measure of educator effectiveness based on student achievement of content standards.
Teacher evaluation in Pennsylvania is undergoing significant changes. Training in the new process, based on the Danielson Framework for Teaching, is available for school and district administrators.
Waterfront Learning is a flexible cyber education program specifically designed for school districts. This offering enables school administrators to take advantage of cyber technology and still provide a rigorous education at a responsible cost.