Project ELECT

  • Education Leading to Employment and Career Training (ELECT) works in collaboration with the AIU's Family Support Centers and school districts in Western Pennsylvania to assist pregnant and parenting teens with continuing their education and access to support services.


    The program places a significant focus on education, training and employment goals which further assist teens as they move toward independence.


    Participating School Districts

    • Allegheny Valley
    • Clairton
    • Duquesne
    • East Allegheny
    • Gateway
    • Highlands
    • McKeesport
    • North Hills
    • PA Cyber Charter
    • Penn Hills
    • Sto-Rox 
    • West Mifflin
    • Wilkinsburg
    • Woodland Hills

    Services Provided

    • Budgeting information
    • Case management
    • Computer access
    • Educational support
    • GED preparation
    • Parent and child interaction groups
    • Parenting information
    • Referrals
    • Resource assistance
    • Resume and employment application assistance
    • Summer activities and employment
    • Teen support groups

    Additional services are provided through various collaborators such as Head Start, Magee Women's Hospital, WIC, and YWCA. 


    To be eligible to participate in ELECT, a teen must be:

    • Pregnant or parenting
    • In high school or working toward their GED
    • Not more than 22 years old


    Contact Us

    Mary Lynn Tatala, 412-469-9870 x255



    Download: Project ELECT Brochure (PDF)
    Link: AIU GED Program