Middle Bucks Student-built house finds a home! 

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology is pleased to announce that the school’s student-built home has moved to its per­ma­nent loca­tion in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

The home was dis­as­sem­bled and loaded by crane on to 4 flatbed trucks, then trans­port­ed to the buyer’s site.

The stu­dent built house is built pri­mar­i­ly … Read more...

Project SEARCH Bucks (County) Holds Banquet to Honor Supporters and Participants of the Program’s First Year

On Tuesday May 31st, the Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) host­ed a ban­quet to hon­or the suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the first year of Project SEARCH Bucks (County), an intern­ship pro­gram for young adults with intel­lec­tu­al and devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties pro­vid­ing them employ­ment expe­ri­ences through a total immer­sion in the … Read more...

Safety at heart of QCSD agreement with BusPatrol

The Quakertown Community School District has entered into an agree­ment ded­i­cat­ed to stu­dent trans­porta­tion safe­ty with BusPatrol, which is equip­ping Levy School Buses with stop-arm enforce­ment cam­eras to deter dri­vers from ille­gal­ly pass­ing stopped school buses.

BusPatrol’s cam­era sys­tem is posi­tioned to cap­ture vehi­cles that pass a school bus while Read more...

Bucks County Intermediate Unit Honors and Celebrates Their Class of 2022 Graduates

The Bucks County Intermediate Unit (Bucks IU) was extreme­ly proud to hon­or and cel­e­brate the 45 grad­u­ates of their Class of 2022.  This year’s grad­u­at­ing class includes spe­cial edu­ca­tion stu­dents from 11 Bucks County School Districts, and the School Districts of Eastern Lancaster, Philadelphia, Spring-Ford, and Wyoming Valley. Family, … Read more...

QCSD hosts tabletop exercise

Nearly 50 peo­ple attend­ed a table­top exer­cise on August 22nd at Quakertown Community High School, one of sev­er­al steps the dis­trict has tak­en to increase safe­ty in its facil­i­ties.

Kasey Kollar, Chief of Operations at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit, facil­i­tat­ed the event, which sim­u­lates an emer­gency sit­u­a­tion in a … Read more...

Summer program targets learning loss

This sum­mer, Neshaminy was for­tu­nate to offer an Elementary Pilot Intervention Program as part of their MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) ini­tia­tive. This pilot pro­gram was offered using fed­er­al ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funds pro­vid­ed to the District to address learn­ing loss. The goal of the pro­gram

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Bucks and Montgomery County Cooperative Education Association meets to discuss workforce needs.

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology’s Cooperative Education Coordinators Ms. Pamela Swoyer and Mr. Steve Guinan host­ed the Bucks and Montgomery County Cooperative Education Association’s first meet­ing of the year. Ms. Swoyer has served as the President of this group for many years. They col­lab­o­rate on work­force needs, share best prac­tices, … Read more...

MBIT Work-Based Education Students had a BUSY summer!

Level 200 Welding Technology stu­dent, Harrison Spurr doing his sum­mer co-op at CCM Fabrication Inc. in Warminster. Welding is an essen­tial com­po­nent of many indus­tries such as the auto­mo­tive indus­try, the con­struc­tion indus­try, the avi­a­tion indus­try, and more. Without this form of met­al work, so many things, includ­ing many build­ings, … Read more...

Teachers exhibit varied paths to education careers

Four Quakertown Community School District teach­ers from var­ied back­grounds explained to QCHS stu­dents how their career paths pulled them in dif­fer­ent direc­tions before they land­ed in the field of education.

Kurt Amen, Jeanne Caputo, Tyler Kitchenman, and Tracey Sieger gave “The New Teacher Perspective” as part of the school’s Career Read more...