BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 is a regional educational service agency created by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1971 to serve the needs of public and nonpublic schools in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. As a regional educational service agency, Intermediate Unit 17 has no direct line of authority over local school districts.
In addition to providing requested services, the Intermediate Unit implements programs and services mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the State Board of Education, the Pennsylvania General Assembly, the United States Department of Education, and the United States Congress.
Members of the Intermediate Unit 17 staff are proud of the services they provide, and they welcome inquiries from the community and recipients of services.
Persons desiring further information are encouraged to contact staff members responsible for a specific program or service.