Supporting Schools

Creating Cost Savings 

Intermediate Units have expanded programs and services that leverage the purchasing power of schools to generate savings for the districts they serve. Examples of these include

Health insurance consortia … saved at least $59 million dollars for school districts

Energy purchasing consortia … saved $16 million dollars for school districts

$5.1M in diesel/gas

$6.4M in electricity

$2.0M in heating oil

$2.8M in natural gas

Transporting Students with Special Needs

Intermediate Units provide special education transportation services to more than 13,000 special education students from more than 400 school entities.

Operating Critical Administrative Programs

24,000 digital fingerprints for background checks

Act 48 credit tracking and ACCESS billing for more than 250 districts

Consortium purchasing for paper, software, art materials and janitorial supplies for hundreds of districts


Pennsylvania Association
of Intermediate Units

55 Miller Street

Enola, PA 17025-1640

TEL:  717.732.8464

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