Work Foundations+ - Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
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PA 2-1-1 North East
Description of Service
A secondary special education program focused on providing comprehensive academic instruction and real-life career exploration, experiences, and training to students with disabilities to best prepare them for successful post-secondary training and education, employment, and independent living. Programming includes:
Employment Transition Services - instruction to develop transition portfolios which includes a letter of interest, resume, applications, and thank-you letters.
Practical Assessment Exploration System Lab (PAES) - a simulated work environment that provides students with a scope and sequence curriculum to expose students to a wide variety of career fields and to further assess skills and interests such as consumer science, computer technology, problem solving, process and production, and communication.
Academic Instruction and Remediation Lab - students receive instruction and remediation based upon the standards in the areas of reading, writing, and math.
Independent Living Lab - students receive instruction in general independent living and adaptive skills as well as review and discussion of current events and the impact they have on students’ futures.
Alpha Circle - Graduating seniors receive intensive small group instruction in independent living skills, such as daily household maintenance, budgeting, meal planning and preparation as well as fitness and leisure skills instruction through the Sunbury YMCA partnership.
Work Experience and Career Exploration Program - provides students with multiple opportunities to participate in on-the-job training and career exploration.
Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union
Hours of Operation
CSIU Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm