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Important Update

Exciting Opportunities for Any Individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Any Field

King’s College and Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 Launch Dual Special Education Master’s Degree and Certification Program. Receive your teaching certification and master’s degree simultaneously.

PDE Policy Update

Please visit the links to access more information regarding the policy update from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education regarding the change in age of eligibility for free and appropriate public education!

ARP ESSER Health and Safety Plan

LIU Comprehensive Plan

The Luzerne Intermediate Unit is currently in the process of developing the 2024-2027 Comprehensive Plan. This plan is submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education every three years. The current version is linked below and available for community review. Feedback is welcome for a 28-day period.

2024-2027 LIU Comprehensive Plan

Upcoming Events

HR Job-Alike

The Luzerne Intermediate Unit Human Resources Department announces a new HR job-alike group for LIU 18’s member districts. The job-alike meetings will be held every other month starting in January 2024. The meetings will take place at the Luzerne Intermediate Unit’s administration building located at 368 Tioga Ave, Kingston, PA. Each meeting will begin with a sponsored lunch and networking opportunity. Following lunch, a guest speaker will deliver a presentation on one of the many pressing human resources issues impacting local schools. The meeting will conclude with a round table discussion where everyone will have the opportunity to ask, answer and share their own questions and experiences related to Human Resources in a school setting. If you or your district would like to register for the next job-alike meeting please contact Doug Palmieri at or by phone at 570-287-9681 ext. 1007.

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Luzerne Learns to Work

Online Resource

Luzerne Learns to Work is a program that gives 11th and 12th grade Luzerne County students the power to explore potential career pathways through free access to LinkedIn Learning video courses, Metrix Learning video courses, Luzerne County Library courses, several local workforce and career development tools, and work-based learning experiences with local companies.

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King's College Partnership

We are pleased to share the attached formal and completed articulation of our King's and LIU 18 Agreement to offer Post-Baccalaureate Certification and an MEd in Special Education. Our new partnership and aligned program reflect months of earnest effort involving key personnel from LIU 18 and our team at King’s College. The new program offers the unprecedented option of completing the LIU’s certification program competencies and earning a King’s graduate education degree simultaneously, complemented by the ability to leverage grants and financial aid. It represents a “win” all around.

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FBI Fingerprinting Services

Luzerne Intermediate Unit

The LIU is an IdentoGo Fingerprinting Provider. Please visit our website here for more details.

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