This is Dr. Jason Conway, Executive Director of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit, with an important Early Intervention update.
News & Announcements
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2020 through Sunday, January 3, 2021. The WIU Board of Directors, Administration, and Staff would like to wish you and yours a very happy holiday season!
Please see the attached letter from Ms. Denise Knedeisen, Early Childhood Services Administrator for the parents of Early Intervention students.
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit (WIU) Early Intervention Program is hosting a first-ever Virtual Town Hall to open our 2020-2021 school year. The Town Hall is intended to support our Westmoreland County Communities with information about the structure of our programs and services for the 2020-2021 school year.
WIU employees participated in a "Dress Down" fundraiser to aid and support children in receiving adaptive bikes, strollers, and devices.
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is excited to announce that it has been approved for a $200,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation's COVID-19 Economic Impact and Recovery Initiative. Of the 235 "Request for Ideas" submissions submitted, only 80 were invited to submit full proposals. Only 37 were funded at $5.25 million in total.
2020-2021 Scheduling and applications are now available.
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit Joins 1,935 Americans to Support Remote Learning During COVID-19 Initiative
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit joined 1,935 individuals and organizations in calling on Congress to introduce and pass legislation to connect students and library patrons at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The draft proposal, “The Remote Learning During COVID-19 Act,” would provide $5.25 billion for an emergency fund to connect the 7.15 million families who don’t have the internet at home.
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is hosting a Teen Town Hall event on Thursday, June 4, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM, and we would like to invite you to attend. High school and middle school students from across the county will share their experiences during COVID-19 shutdown with our state senators, state representatives, and county commissioners.