U-Y of Services A to Z
#| A| B| C| D| E| F| G| H| I| J| L| M| N| O| P| R| S| T| U-Y
Unusual Transportation Service
Paul K. Thompson, Jr.
This program provides special transportation services as requested by school districts, private schools and other agencies, including: special routes, bus aides/monitors, and specially equipped vehicles for students with disabilities.
Members of the Chester County Fiber Optic Network may participate in point-to-point or multipoint videoconferences using internet protocols. Chester County school districts may also participate in bridged ISDN videoconferences with multiple sites. Local, national, and international services are available.
See Instructional Technology Services for training and classroom integrations of high-definition videoconferencing.
The Chester County Intermediate Unit provides access to several Video-on-Demand providers for Chester County schools.
Video-on-Demand providers include:
CCiTV VOD Library, Discovery Education Streaming, and Keystone on Demand are available for free for participating Chester County public schools for the 2012-13 school year. Defined STEM, Learn 360, and SAFARI Montage are available for public schools, charter schools, and non-public schools for a nominal fee. For more information about these programs please visit http://keystonecatalog.paiunet.org
Video production services include videotaping, script writing/editing, video editing, computer graphics and animation, video digitizing and compression, location taping, and preparation of digital video for DVD and World Wide Web delivery.
CCIU provides training and facilitation services for Elluminate Live software for on-line meetings and classes. Elluminate features live two-way video and audio, text chat, and a whiteboard on which participants can draw, present, and collaborate with others. The service is available 24 hours a day, and is a great way to extend instruction and collaborate with other professionals on-line.
Young Parents Program
The Young Parents program provides support services to pregnant and parenting students. Services include: instruction in prenatal care, labor and delivery, nutrition, growth, child development, and career and life skills. In addition, students receive health and nutrition education; parent education; career and life skills counseling; case management; agency referrals; and access to subsidized child care. Individualized case management is provided for each student. The Young Parents program is supported, in part, by federal and state grants.