IU5 Board & Policies

Board of Directors

Conneaut School District  |  Mrs. Dorothy Luckock
Corry Area School District  |  Dr. Doris Gernovich
Crawford Central School District  |  Mr. Bryan Miller
Erie Public Schools  |  Ms. Gwendolyn Cooley 
Fairview School District  |  Mrs. Fran New
Fort LeBoeuf School District  |  Mr. Jeremy Markham
General McLane School District  |  Mr. Brad Pattullo
Girard School District  |  Mr. Robert Snyder
Harbor Creek School District  |  Mrs. Christine Mitchell 
Iroquois School District  |  Mrs. Rita Nicolussi 
Millcreek Township School District  |  Mr. Gary Winschel 
North East School District  |  Dr. Jane Blystone
Northwestern School District  |  Ms. Leslie Soltis
PENNCREST School District  |  Mr. Jeffrey Brooks
Union City Area School District  |  Mr. George Trauner
Warren County School District  |  Mr. Paul Mangione, Board Vice-President
Wattsburg Area School District  |  Dr. Andrew Pushchak, Board President 

2021-2022 Goals

  • Improve and expand the quality of our outreach services to better share and connect resources. 
  • Positive customer service and timely delivery of quality information.
  • Foster relationships with internal and external customers to promote excellence, equity and opportunities for everyone.
  • Cultivate and foster activities to support mental health and wellness awareness while demonstrating visible and proactive actions with internal and external partners.
  • Enhance our culture of high expectations within a supportive environment that empowers all learners to take risks and grow in their learning.
  • Leverage our many communication pathways to grow the IU culture of trust, respect, and transparency throughout the organization and our service models.
  • Utilize our technology resources to support learning, innovation, and creativity to effectively and efficiently grow the IU.
  • Develop and implement, streamlined processes and procedures to improve effectiveness.
  • Serve as a liaison for IU stakeholders between local, state and federal agencies.
  • Encourage the well-being and success of every employee through effective teamwork and communication.

Strategic Goals: Transparency

  • Continue to increase the level of transparency in the budget development process as we become stronger partners with our districts.
  • Realign the Special Education/Early Intervention Departments to make best use of available resources.
  • Promote a culture of service and outreach to all districts, and the tri-county region as we continue to operate in alignment with our mision, vision, and beliefs.
  • Increase our capactiy as an educational service agency to serve as the go-to resource for pre-K to grade 12 education in the region and beyond.
  • Implement the SunGard system to improve the accuracy of information and data as well as to improve internal communications as we streamline day-to-day operations.
  • Continue to use data to make informed decisions.