School Support Services

  • The Chester County Intermediate Unit formed a data governance team in May 2021. The team consists of four members who have over 35 years of combined experience in PIMS, Child Accounting, and State/Federal compliance reporting. With experience in a variety of student information systems (SIS) and devotion to working in the Pennsylvania Information Management System (PIMS), our team has the expertise and insight to assist your LEA in optimizing efficiencies and useable output. From initial system orientation to customized consulting, CCIU works to help you achieve your data governance goals.

  • Bryan Ruzenski, Director of External Technology Services
  • 484-237-5026
  • Join our Data Consortium
  • Explore our Workshop Offerings
  • Data Quality Network (DQN)
  • Have you heard about ELSA?

PIMS

  • CCIU offers a variety of PIMS services, including:

    • Orientation (no cost)
    • General FAQ Support
    • Comprehensive PIMS reporting
      • Creation of a data governance team to assist with PIMS data collections
      • Uploading data to PIMS
      • Resolving collection-specific errors
      • Verifying submission data through PIMSReportsV2
    • Audit Preparation
      • December 1 Child Count
      • Child Accounting
      • Grad/Cohort

     

     

Professional Learning

  • PIMS Fundamentals Courses

    CCIU offers 2-day courses to assist new PIMS and Child Accounting administrators with learning the basics on a variety of topics including: 

    • Child Accounting
    • PIMS

     

    Download our PIMS Fundamentals course flyer for more information!

    Additional professional learning opportunities are offered throughout the year and can be found in the CCIU Courses and Workshops catalog (search #PIMS). Training services can also be developed and customized to your LEA's specific needs. 

     

CRDC

  • The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) is a bi-annual survey of public schools required by the Office of Civil Rights. The CRDC collects data from all public schools on leading civil rights indicators related to access and barriers to educational opportunities.
     
    CCIU has developed a thorough and accurate process using PIMS data, your Student Information System (SIS) and a few targeted discussions to prepare your LEA’s CRDC submission. For a flat fee, CCIU will assist your LEA with this responsibility and save your staff valuable time.

Child Accounting

  • Our team provides consultative services with LEAs that are designed to facilitate the submission of child accounting data through PIMS. Sample services include:

    • Training new district child accounting staff
    • Training registrars on proper registration protocols
    • Reporting child accounting data to PIMS
      • Collection-specific error resolution
      • Verifying submission data through PIMSReportsV2

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