IU1 Extended School Year Services 2024

Extended School Year (ESY) services are special education programs and/or related services beyond the regular 180-day school year provided to students with disabilities. The Individualized Education Program (IEP) team determines ESY eligibility and services.

Listed below are the programs that Intermediate Unit 1 plan to operate during Summer 2024. (Programs may change dependent upon the needs of the districts and staffing.). The programs listed below will operate from 8:00 am–12:00 pm, Monday through Thursday (unless otherwise noted). The dates of the ESY classroom programs are:

  • First Day for Students: Monday, June 17, 2024
  • Last Day for Students and Teachers: Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • Dates (19 total):
  • June 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27
  • July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18 (Please note:  The first week in July ESY will only be in session Monday through Wednesday due to July 4 Holiday.)

Tentative classroom locations include: 

  • McMurray Campus
    • 1 MDS/LSS Program (Secondary)
    • 1 CTES/ES Program (Elementary)
    • 1 Autistic Support (Elementary)
    • 1 Autistic Support (Secondary)
  • Waynesburg Campus
    • 1 CTES/ES Program (Elementary/Middle)
    • 1 Autistic/LSS Support (Middle/Secondary)

As you determine your ESY program needs, please complete the Documentation of Needs Form for each student you are sending to an IU 1 ESY program or if you are requesting ESY related services. *We will not be able to provided one-on-one aides for any students for ESY. 

Please complete the Documentation of Needs form for each eligible student and attach copies of the completed ESY documentation.    The list of required documents can be found on the Documentation of Needs form.   Services cannot be provided without the required documents.

Forward all documentation to Yvonne Pinkney, Administrative Assistant or Stephanie Paolucci, Lead Supervisor of Special Education at Intermediate Unit 1 no later than April 26, 2024.  You may contact Yvonne Pinkney at yvonne.pinkney@iu1.org or 724-938-3241 ext. 255.  You may contact Stephanie Paolucci at stephanie.paolucci@iu1.org or 724-938-3241 ext 398. Thank you.