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BLaST IU 17 Finds New Ways to Support Regional Educators

BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 released a new webinar series through their Online Learning Hub to support K-12 educators in providing remote education with competence and confidence. These FREE, 30-minute online […]

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BLaST provides FLU and Coronavirus Facts

In partnership with Bucks County IU, BLaST IU17 is providing a comprehensive list of resources to support school and agency leaders related to the Flu and Coronavirus.  This page is […]

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Local Schools Compete in Regional Governor’s STEM Competition

As part of the PA Governor’s STEM Competition, BLaST IU 17 partnered with Lycoming College to host its sixth annual regional competition on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, for student teams […]

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Grant Funding Supports Community Partnership on Poverty

Making Ends Meet for Students from Poverty Williamsport, PA –  January 2020 – BLaST IU 17, was awarded a $55,000 grant from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund at the First […]

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School Directors Recognized at IU 17 Board Meeting 

School Directors Recognized at IU 17 Board Meeting A quality public education is a key that can open doors of opportunity for many students. Providing that education requires a team […]

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Mansfield University and BLaST IU 17 Host STEM Innovation Showcase for Educators!

Educators from 15 public and non-public schools met on Saturday, September 7th, for the STEM Innovation Showcase at Mansfield University. The Showcase featured presentations from Mansfield University faculty, networking opportunities, […]

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Program provides adaptive bicycles to children with disabilities

It truly was a beautiful day in the neighborhood on a recent morning as 10 children with diverse abilities were gifted with adaptive bicycles through an initiative that began with […]

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Students with Special Needs March in Parade

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — Students with special needs were dressed head to toe in red, white, and blue in celebration of the Fourth of July. POSTED 5:24 PM, JULY 3, 2019, […]

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BLaST IU17 holds 17th Media & Design Competition

May 16, 2019Brett R. Crossley   Rowan Pryor looked like he was about to enter a futuristic video game as his friends and classmates sat behind and yelled their guesses […]

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Job Mentoring Days Allow Students with Special Needs to Gain Skills in the Workplace

High School students with Special Needs in Bradford and Lycoming Counties recently had the opportunity to gain valuable work skills by participating in job mentoring days in our region.  BLaST […]

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