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Capital Area Online Learning Association

The Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA) is a collaborative effort between the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU), member school districts, and intermediate units to provide new learning options for our students. CAOLA’s web-based courses meet the increasing demand for high-quality student instruction that incorporates proven online learning practices and next generation software. The key objectives of the program are to address unmet needs of students by increasing available learning options, meet various learning modalities, connect required learning to real-world applications, and increase available options for credit recovery, interventions, homebound, and alternative education. 

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Partnership for Career Development (PCD) 

The PCD is a collaborative effort of the CAIU, its member districts/technical schools, community businesses, agencies, and postsecondary partners. This partnership works to build a system of K-12 career development, to connect students to postsecondary options, and to improve workforce and economic development in our region.

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Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC)

The PIIC is a statewide resource for instructional coaching. By offering training for instructional mentors and coaches, PIIC will expand support for instructional coaching to all 29 IUs, while ensuring that these efforts are of high quality, consistent, and sustainable. The CAIU PIIC mentor is Scott Snyder, Educational Consultant (ext. 8306.) 

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