PDE - Pennsylvania Department of Education
The PDE site includes information on the department, teaching in the state, education reform initiatives, libraries, teacher certification, school profiles and employment as well as information regarding state standards, assessment anchors, local and state programs, and many more issues regarding education in Pennsylvania.
SPP - PA School Performance Profile
Welcome to the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile website.The Pennsylvania School Performance Profile offers a web-based resource for districts/schools to communicate performance results to various constituencies and assist districts and schools in aligning and focusing resources for continuous improvement.
SAS - Standards Aligned System
The Pennsylvania Standards Aligned System (SAS) is a collaborative product of research and good practice that identifies six distinct elements which, if utilized together, will provide schools and districts a common framework for continuous school and district enhancement and improvement.
Common Core Standards
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV is one of 29 IU's serving schools in Pennsylvania. Our intermediate unit serves the 27 school districts and 3 vo-techs in Butler, Lawrence and Mercer Counties.
In addition to providing programs and services requested by area school districts, MIU IV also implements programs mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the State Board of Education, the General Assembly, and the US Department of Education.