Community Services Programs and Services

Community Services

The Non-Public Schools Program
(Act 89) allocates state money to intermediate units to provide auxiliary services for non-public school students according to provisions set forth in the Pennsylvania Code, Title 22, Education, Chapter 112, Auxiliary Services for non-public school students. A non-public school means a non-profit school other than a public school wherein a resident of the Commonwealth may legally fulfill compulsory school attendance requirements.


ESL Programs and Services
NEIU accepts Title III funds in a consortium with 19 public schools.  The districts participating are Abington Heights, Blue Ridge, Carbondale, Dunmore, Elk Lake, Forest City, Lackawanna Trail, Lakeland, Mid Valley, Montrose Area, Mountain View, North Pocono, Old Forge, Riverside, Susquehanna Community, Valley View, Wallenpaupack, Wayne Highlands, and Western Wayne.


Act 89 Program
Auxiliary services includes guidance, counseling and testing services, psychological services, services for exceptional children, remedial services, speech and hearing services, services for the improvement of the educationally disadvantaged (such as, but not limited to, teaching English as a second language), and other secular, neutral, non-ideological services of a supplementary and remedial nature.


School Counseling Program
The NEIU school counseling program follows a comprehensive school counseling model.


Referral Process for Speech, Hearing, and/or Vision
Teacher, Parent, Act89 Teacher, School Counselor and/or Principal may identify a problem regarding speech, hearing and/or vision.  (Possible disability and the student may be in need of special education services.)


Follett Shelf


Non-Public Technology Services
The Diocese of Scranton has contracted with NEIU for technical assistance in the schools.  If you are a member of the Diocese of Scranton, you are eligible to use the links below to request assistance.