• Professional Learning


    Looking to advance your career in education? Make CCIU the first step in your rise to success!

    Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) has the experience and connections to open doors for you. Take advantage of our PDE-approved programs or our higher education partnerships. 

  • ESL Specialist Certificate

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    One year program aimed at developing candidates that will be able to demonstrate the five ESL Competencies outlined in the PA Department of Education’s key domains.

  • Integrative STEM Endorsement

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    One year program aimed at preparing teachers to help students master academic standards and Integrative STEM skills.

  • Speech and Language Certification

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    Program to prepare speech and language educators with the necessary skills and capacity to improve student learning based upon the research, assessment, and implementation of best practice in speech and language instruction.

  • Gifted Education Endorsement

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    Online endorsement intended to raise awareness of the unique characteristics, emotional/social needs, other challenges and issues associated with students who are gifted

  • Principal Certification

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    Pursue a stand-alone PreK-12 Administrative I Certification or a Master of Education with Principal Certification degree in as little as 18 months.