BCIU administrative offices summer hours in effect June 24 through August 8
Please be aware that the BCIU administrative offices at River's Chase will operate on a modified schedule starting June 24, 2013, and ending on August 8, 2013. During this period, the River's Chase facility will be open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and will be closed on Fridays.
Our facilities will be closed on July 4, 2013, but we will operate on a normal schedule that week, including Friday.
Additionally, our fingerprinting services will operate on the following schedule during our summer schedule:
Monday- 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday- 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday- Offices are closed
Please remember that some BCIU services and facilities are affected differently, so you should check with your specific service provider for full details.
Have a great summer!
Gateway to China: STARTALK
The 2nd Annual STARTALK Mandarin Chinese Summer Program will be held at BCIU on June 13, 14, and 17-21, 2013.
The Berks County Intermediate Unit’s summer language program, Gateway to China: STARTALK - Language Learning through Performing Arts, is funded by the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI). NSLI was created in 2006 to promote the learning of less commonly taught languages.
Students will participate in hands-on experiences throughout the camp. A closing recital for parents, families, and community members will showcase student work. The final day of camp will be a field trip for all participating students.
Summer Professional Development Workshops
The BCIU offers a wide variety of workshops for the professional development of teachers, administrators, and other education professionals.
Topics include standards and assessments, reading, math, and science programming, classroom management, exceptional students, computer software and hardware, the Internet, and many others.
Attendees earn Act 48 professional education hours.
Read more about the 2013 summer workshops, and view a list of available courses:
New "Get Ahead" program available through Berks Online Learning
Maybe your student wants to take a class but has no room on their schedule during the regular semester?
Does your student want to take the prerequisite for a class over the summer?
Are they looking to advance and move to the next level of a course?
You’ll find choices and solutions with the Berks Online Learning summer program.
Students may enroll in any of our online classes. The classes begin immediately and continue throughout the regular school year. At the successful completion of the class you will receive a full or half-credit dependent on the way the course is structured. Credits are accepted by those districts that work with Berks Online Learning and are NCAA approved.
Read more about this program at:
As well as other options available through Berks Online Learning:
Become a School Bus Driver. We are hiring NOW!
Join the BCIU team that has been serving Berks County students and families for more than 40 years!
Apply in person and interview with BCIU staff.
When: Thursday, June 13, 2013; from 4-7 p.m.
Where: 1111 Commons Boulevard, Reading, PA 19612
Successful candidates must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid PA driver’s license, have two years driving exp., have the ability to communicate effectively, and must be eligible to secure a CDL with the proper endorsements. HS diploma or GED preferred. Training is provided to successful candidates at no cost.
Interested? Register to Attend!
Call Kelly Hollenbach, BCIU, Office of Human Resources at 610-987-8476 on or before Tuesday June 11, 2013. (Registration is required.)