More than 500 Chesco students participate in science research competition

Awards and prizes were awarded at the Chester County Science Research Competition Award Ceremony on Monday, March 19. Best of Show winners display their awards. Chester County’s future doctors, engineers, mathematicians and scientists took the stage on March 19 for the 2018 Chester County Science Research Competition Awards Ceremony. They were there to celebrate the work of the 561 young scientists...

CCIU celebrating ‘All Abilities’

Pictured here is the Owen J. Roberts Superintendent Dr. Susan Lloyd, Art Teacher Tom Sonnenberg, 2017 Winning Designer Kaylee Uba and CCIU Assistant Director of Student Services Dr. Anita Riccio. DOWNINGTOWN – More than a quarter of a century has passed since March was established as Disability Awareness Month. The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) is not only committed to supporting the...

CCDC’s Rocker honored as School Nurse of the Year

Sandy Rocker, RN, MSN, certified school nurse at the Child and Career Development Center, was chosen as the recipient of the School Nurse Excellence Award for the South East Region of Pennsylvania. DOWNINGTOWN — The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) announced that Sandy Rocker, certified school nurse at the Child and Career Development Center (CCDC) in Coatesville, was chosen as the recipient...

14 new LPNs graduate from CCIU program

On Thursday March 16, 2017, students in the full-time CCIU Practical Nursing Program, located in Downingtown, became the 120th class to graduate from this program.Row 1 left to right: Kendra Anderson, Larissa Wilkins (Salutatorian), Dylan Harding, Brandi Trego, Kayla Draper (Valedictorian), Rachael Dupree (Valedictorian).Row 2 left to right: Tedescha Short, Amanarys Santana Rivera, Destinee Merrick,...

CCIU partners with teachers on shoe contest

The 2016 winning designer, Hannah Williams from Coatesville Area School District 9-10 Center. DOWNINGTOWN — More than a quarter of a century has passed since March was established as Disability Awareness Month. The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) is not only committed to supporting the accomplishments of the past, but also to shift the mindset to “all abilities” as opposed to “disabilities.” In...

TCHS students learn interviewing skills, get jobs

Austin Gobber, a senior automotive service student from the Coatesville Area School District, is interviewed. (back) Dalton Myers, a senior engine technology student from the Coatesville Area School District, is interviewed by representatives from Fred Beans Family of Dealerships. DOWNINGTOWN — One word not commonly used to describe a job interview is fun. However, if you were to ask students...

TCHS students bring cheer to families in need

Students, faculty and staff from TCHS Pennock’s Bridge Campus raised over $13,000 to help purchase new items, goods, toys and clothing for economically disadvantaged families. DOWNINGTOWN — Students from all three Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) Technical College High School (TCHS) campuses and the Child and Career Development Center (CCDC) brought an abundance of hope to Chester County...

TCHS students handcraft conference table

On Thursday December 8, 2016, A.M. students from the Coatesville Area School District and Bishop Shanahan High School in the TCHS Brandywine carpentry program helped to install the new executive conference table at the CCIU. The students got to be the one of the first people to sit at the executive conference table while their instructor, principal, the Director of Career, Technical & Customized...

CCIU celebrates graduation of 30 LPN students

On Monday December 12, 2016, students in the full-time CCIU Practical Nursing Program based out of Downingtown became the 119th class to graduate from this program. Row 1 left to right: Emily Simpson, Aletra Moore, Jennifer Arroyo (Salutatorian), Nadine Broomall, Claudia Guzman, Silva, Kim Davis, Grace Crompton, Michele Carpenter. Row 2 left to right: Tedescha Short, Serrita Schofield, Keisha Sumner,...

County Cup wins national recognition

Representatives from the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) joined Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell in accepting the National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for Employment and Training at NACo’s annual conference in Long Beach, California. Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Jacalyn Auris and Mr. R. Scot Semple from the CCIU, County Commissioner Terence...