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. Joseph Meka
Harbor Creek School District  |  Mr. David Vrenna
Iroquois School District  |  Mrs. Rita Nicolussi 
Millcreek Township School District  |  Mr. Gary Winschel 
North East School District  |  Dr. Jane Blystone
Northwestern School District  |  Mrs. Kristy Bolte
PENNCREST School District  |  Mr. Robert Johnston
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 

2022-2023 Goals

  • Model and lead a customer-centered approach to IU5 services, responding to vested partners and client needs. 
  • Promote self-care strategies to improve and encourage a healthy work-life balance.
  • Lead change efforts for continuous improvement. 
  • Adequately and equitably align funds for IU5 services in order to maintain the integrity of IU5 educational programs for all learner's birth through adulthood.  
  • Ensure every IU5 employee embraces and consistently promotes the IU5 brand, mission, and can   articulate its relevance to each person he or she encounters.   
  • Communicate both internally and externally the value and quality of IU5 programs and services. 
  • Foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and creativity through engagement, teamwork, and collaboration. 
  • Encourage a workplace culture of support that promotes employee excellence through overall wellbeing.  
  • Actively engage in recruiting and retention efforts to ensure delivery of services to our students and schools. 
  • Promote a culture of cyber security and data privacy in our use of technology. 

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 mission, vision, and beliefs.
  • Increase our capacity 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.