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About the CAIU


Our Mission:  The Capital Area Intermediate Unit will achieve educational excellence  with families, schools and communities through leadership, partnership  and innovation.

Our Vision: Educational Excellence through Leadership, Partnership and Innovation.

The CAIU is one of 29 regional educational service agencies in  Pennsylvania. We serve Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, and northern York  counties in south central PA. We focus our efforts on our 24 member  school districts, 2 area vocational technical schools, over 50  non-public schools, several charter schools and cyber charter schools.  In addition, we operate Capital Area Online Learning Association  (CAOLA). We also work very closely with our partners in higher  education.

Several statewide projects are administered by the CAIU, including PA  Initiative for Instructional Coaching, Math Design Collaborative (MDC)  and Comprehensive Planning.

We currently employ about 500 persons who work on one of our teams:  Administrative Services, Curriculum Services, Business, Human Resources  and Communications Services, Student Services and Technology Services.

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