Local Education Agency Networking

Local Educational Agency (LEA) Networking meetings are open to school district and vo-tech staff within Intermediate Unit 1, agency personnel, and higher education staff from the education, special education, speech/language, and psychology departments. Information will be presented regarding Chapters 14, 15, and 16 regulations, as well as Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss and evaluate this information with their peers to determine the impact on their districts, agencies, teams, etc.

LEA Networking Meetings

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For meeting registration, agendas, downloads, and more click the links below:

Meeting Handouts

Prior School Year Meeting Handouts

Transition Assessments and Activities

Parent Resources

Additional Resources for LEAs


PENN*LINK is the official electronic mail service for the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). Originally established in 1986 and now fully integrated with the Internet, PENN*LINK manages the delivery of e-mail among the Department of Education Local Education Agencies: school districts, charter schools, intermediate units, and vocational technical schools/career and technology centers.

PDE uses PENN*LINK to convey information rapidly and efficiently to LEAs. LEAs use PENN*LINK to gather information and correspond with PDE and each other.

PENN*LINK provides many statewide distribution lists making it easy for users to communicate with large or small targeted groups of LEAs across Pennsylvania.

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Letters

Basic Education Circulars (BECs)

For More Information

For more information about LEA meetings, please contact:

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