ARIN Intermediate Unit 28

Regional Education Service Agency

Frontpage Focus

  • 2nd Annual Family Fun Fest

    ARIN's Early Intervention Program recently hosted its 2nd Annual Family Fun Fest at area parks in both Armstrong and Indiana counties.

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  • 21st Century Community Learning Fund Grant- Intent to Apply

    Blairsville-Saltsburg School District, Marion Center School District, United School District and ARIN IU on behalf of Homer-Center and Purchase Line School Districts intend to apply for 21st Century Community Learning Center grant funds. These funds if awarded will provide after-school and summer programming for students in these districts

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  • Fiscal Training for IDEA-B (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – Part B), Contingency and APS/CSDB (Approved Private Schools and Chartered Schools for the Deaf and Blind)

    The federal Office of Special Education Programs has oversight of states´ compliance with federal special education regulations and requirements. The Office of Special Education Programs has incorporated a component of their compliance monitoring verification visits to include a fiscal verification review. Some components of their fiscal verification review will include a review of the use of funds for coordinated early intervening services, maintenance of effort and general use of federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - B (IDEA - B) funds.

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  • Summer 2015 Course: Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training for Trainers

    In Pennsylvania, Chapter 14 §14.133(c) mandates that educational staff intervene in situations in which a person poses a threat to him/herself or to another in the school setting, and §14.133(c)(2)(iii) directs that staff involved should receive appropriate training. This 6-day course will provide participants with both the expertise and the skills necessary to train others in safe strategies for dealing with these situations. Included are six modules (one per day) that cover safe, hands-on physical interventions appropriate for crisis situations, intervention and training skill development, and preventative information.

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  • ARIN Launches Online Video Streaming Service

    The long awaited launch of ARINPlay, an online video streaming community for schools, will finally come to an end on April 1. After months of beta testing and bug fixing, ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 will launch the service that will give an opportunity for member districts and technology centers to post content to an entity-specific channel for public viewing.

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