Welcome to BLaST Intermediate Unit’s Department of Professional Learning and Curriculum. The goal of our staff is to provide high quality personalized professional learning to school district teachers and staff, business and community members, and more. We provide a wide range of opportunities to meet your needs.

Events in April 2018

  • BLaST IU 17 Special Education Coordinators Meeting 
  • Non-Public Administrators Spring 2018 Meeting
  • Future Ready Transitions: Career Readiness Benchmarks with Special Education Supervisors & Transition Coordinators
  • BLaST Curriculum Coordinators and Principals Meeting
  • Assistive Technology Roundtable


Our education consultants offer professional development in support of Regular and Special Education such as PSSA Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Standards Aligned System and Learning-Focused Schools as well as Behavior, Transition, Assistive Technology, and more. Our Professional Development Program cultivates opportunities for the IU Faculty and Staff as well as the public school districts and private schools we serve.

Our goals are to continue to enhance our current face-to-face professional development opportunities while integrating online offerings in an effort to better serve our large geographic region. To this end we continually strive to provide opportunities for learning that integrate face-to-face, online and hybrid learning experiences.