Alternative Education Program
The AIU's Alternative Education Program (AEP) is a county-wide system of education that provides instruction, counseling and advocacy for children and youth in detention centers, jails, juvenile institutions, child welfare shelters and community-based learning centers.
English as a Second Language Supplemental Services
These items are administrative and instructional services which are available as a fee for service. Services may be requested if the district is not utilizing the direct instruction model for the ESL Program.
Group Term Life Insurance Consortium
The purpose of the consortium is to enable members to achieve the economies and benefits of group purchasing for term life insurance. Membership is available to all Allegheny County public school districts and vo-tech schools at no charge.
Institute for Schools and Communities
The AIU's Institute for Schools and Communities is designed for busy school administrators who must effectively communicate with stakeholders while managing school systems. Administrators from all schools are welcome to attend.
Joint Purchasing programs annually save participants in excess of $7 million dollars. Participating school districts purchase materials and supplies while eliminating the hassles of the bid procedure, as well as the cost associated with it. Major items in the program include, but are not limited to Electricity, Gasoline & Diesel Fuel, and Natural Gas.
Mandated Reporting - Act 126 PA Child Protective Services Law Training
Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services Law exists to help protect students from child abuse and student abuse. All school employees and those interacting with children in a school setting must complete at least three hours of training about the law.
PA-Educator.net is a statewide clearinghouse for professionally certified educators who want to work in Pennsylvania. Administrators can use this tool to locate and recruit highly qualified teachers and other school employees.
Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development staff are available to assist districts in the strategic implementation of the Essential Tools for School Improvement.
In response to a nationwide shortage of substitute teachers, the SmartSTART program was designed to recruit, select and train persons who hold a Bachelor's degree, but are not certified teachers, to become emergency substitute teachers.
Superintendents of Schools use the SuperSite for access to the most current and relevant information available.