BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 provides a variety of professional development services and technical assistance to school districts and their staff in partnership with the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Bureau of Special Education. The Consultation and Training Staff have been identified in specific areas to serve as a contact point for districts.

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Amy Breon (570) 323-8561
Holli Caine (570) 673-6001
Brenda Roberts (570) 673-6001
Kelly Swartwood (570) 323-8561
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Please contact Christina Steinbacher-Reed, Coordinator of Professional Development to schedule workshops and training at