Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3
We are the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Adult Education and Workforce Development Program.
The Adult Education program provides English as a second language, literacy, or math instruction to adults learners. Our goal is to help students who are seeking new or better employment, permanent residents seeking to become American citizens, and students hoping to earn their GED or enter an American university.
The mission, vision, and beliefs of the AIU are found below.
Our mission: We maximize educational opportunities for all learners by responding to the needs of our community with leading-edge, high-quality, cost-effective programs and services.
Our vision: Educational excellence is a hallmark of our region with all learners having access to the best services, enriching their lives and enabling their contribution to a vibrant economy.
We leverage the collective expertise and experience of our partners, encourage active participation from all constituents, and strive for inclusiveness in our programs and services.
We believe that demanding anything less than excellence, internally and externally, is sacrificing the potential that all learners possess, regardless of situation or circumstance.
We strive for character, competence, integrity, professionalism, and transparency in all that we do as they are necessary for building an effective education community.
We cultivate an entrepreneurial environment that fosters creativity as this is vital to conquering the dynamic complexities of an ever-changing world.
We are driven by the needs of educators and learners in our development and delivery of programs and services.
We model a culture of excellence, inspiring effective leaders to create effective teachers and successful students.
We ensure programs and services are valuable, affordable, and of superior quality.
Continuous Quality Improvement
We are dedicated to ongoing, evidence-based improvement and challenging the status quo in order to advance education and provide rich and relevant opportunities for educators and learners.