Extended School Year Services

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 will operate during Summer 2019. The programs listed below will operate from 8:00 am–12:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. The dates of the ESY classroom programs are:

  • Inservice for Teachers: Thursday June 12, 2019
  • First Day for Students: Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Last Day for Students and Teachers: Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Dates (19 total):
    • June 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27
    • July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 18

Tentative classroom locations include:

  • IU1 Educational Campus at Laboratory
    • 1 MDS/LSS Program
    • 1 Autistic Support (Elementary)
    • 1 Autistic Support (Secondary)
    • 1 CTES/ES (Middle/Elementary)
  • IU1 Educational Campus at Waynesburg
    • 1 CTES/ES (Middle/Secondary)
    • 1 CTES/ES (Elementary)
    • 1 Autistic Support (Elementary)
    • 1 Autistic Support (Secondary)

As you determine your ESY program needs, forms must be completed if you are sending students to one of the IU ESY programs or if you are requesting ESY services (hearing, vision, occupation therapy/physical therapy, transportation) provided by the IU. Please complete the Documents of Needs ESY form for each eligible student and attach copies of the completed IEP. Also complete the Emergency Card, Health Update ESY , and NOREP. If you are requesting transportation and/or a bus matron from the IU, please submit a Transportation Form ESY

Forward all information for those students to Yvonne Pinkney at Intermediate Unit 1 no later than March 30, 2019. Services cannot be provided without these documents. Thank you.


For More Information

If you have any questions concerning the Extended School Year program, please contact:

Leigh Dennick
Director of IU1 Special Education Services
724-938-3241 ext. 273