About PAIU 

The Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) is a nonprofit organization representing Pennsylvania’s twenty-nine regional educational service agencies known as intermediate units.  PAIU promotes educational and operational collaboration; leverages partnerships and resources; facilitates communication on educational practice and public policy; and advocates on behalf of intermediate units to expand high quality services to students, schools and communities.

View the PAIU brochure to learn about IUs.

PAIU Governance

The Association is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of the 29 Intermediate Units that operate in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

2023-2024 Executive Committee

President:  Dr. Shawn Kovac, Tuscarora IU 11

President-Elect:  Dr. Andria Saia, Capital Area IU 15

Treasurer:  Dr. Greg Koons, Carbon Lehigh IU 21

Secretary:  Dr. Robert Scherrer, Allegheny IU 3

Immediate Past President:  Dr. Don Martin, Intermediate Unit 1

Association of Educational Service Agencies

PAIU is a member of the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA), a professional organization serving educational service agencies (ESAs) in 45 states including Pennsylvania.


PAIU collaborates with a variety of state agencies and other nonprofit associations that support public education, including: 

PA Schools Works 

Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools

Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

Pennsylvania Principals Association

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

Pennsylvania State Education Association

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network 

Pre-K for PA

Pennsylvania Association
of Intermediate Units

55 Miller Street

Enola, PA 17025-1640

TEL:  717.732.8464

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