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Individuals who are enrolled in classes or courses of study in schools, colleges or universities. Included are students in the formal education system (preschool through university and beyond) as well as adults who are receiving instruction in basic academic skills, supplementing their previous education or training or exploring new interests.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
E.X.P.L.O.R.E.Provides academic training, support services, and enrichment activities for students.DauphinHarrisburg School DistrictHarrisburg School District
Indiana County Technology CenterThe Indiana County Technology Center is a regional technology center dedicated to providing students with industry-certified technical and academic-enriched career programs. The school provides state-of-the-art equipment within a safe environment. Through integrated technical and academic curricula, students learn theory and skills providing pathways to post-secondary education and/or employment in high growth and high-demand careers. The secondary curriculum is organized around five cluster areas: Automotive Technologies, Construction and Building Trades, Engineering Technologies, Information Technologies, and Public Service Occupations. Adult students may attend full-time classes from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, if space permits. Federal Financial Aid is available for students who qualify.IndianaIndiana County Technology CenterIndiana County Technology Center
Office for Dispute ResolutionODR administers the mediation and due process procedures available for special education disputes. A Hearing Officer Settlement Conference (Hosc) is a service where parties who are close to a resolution, but have identifiable roadblocks, can collaborate with a sitting hearing officer to see if those roadblocks can be overcome before a hearing. In addition, ODR offers a creating agreement training to parents and schools. IEP Facilitation is also available through ODR. Special Education Consultline, a toll-free assistance line for parents, is also a service of ODR. The Consultline number is 1-800-879-2301DauphinOffice for Dispute ResolutionOffice for Dispute Resolution
School Based Health ClinicMedical Services includes: * Physicals (school mandated and others such as working permits, drivers licenses, etc) * Immunizations * Sick Visits - illnesses such as asthma, allergies, stomach viruses, eye problems, ear aches, injuries (No x-ray facilities available but will refer out) Dental Services include: * Exams & Cleanings, as well as Sealants * Restorative Care such as fillings or extractions Transportation services are available which will transport the student (and their parent) to the School Based Health Clinic. The cost is $4 which is covered by Medical Assistance. For others, it will be billed to the district and reimbursed through a grant.DauphinHarrisburg School DistrictHarrisburg School District
Volunteers of America - Operation BackpackNew backpacks and school supplies are provided to underserved children to give them a jump start for a successful school year.AlleghenyVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - SharpsburgVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
Woodbourne Academy at Today, Inc.Woodbourne Academy at Today, Inc. provides a meaningful experience for students who have not been successful in traditional school settings. Small class sizes and individualized attention allow students to complete their education and achieve self-sufficiency.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.

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