Thursday, May 26, 2016
Allegheny Intermediate Unit Education Association


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Allegheny Intermediate Unit Education Association

412 - 417- 1748 For Emergencies or 

724-433-1015 for routine calls and/or texts!

aiueamemberconcerns@gmail.com

 

 

Member Information

  • Congratulations to our Annie Sullivan Award winner this year: Mary Mayberry, Autistic Support Teacher at Mon Valley School!

  • Be sure to check your AIU email for information on Central Realignment and all paperwork  associated with realignment. CR will be on May 25th!!

  • The nomination process for the 2016 AIUEA Elections is complete and all nominees have accepted.  They are:
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    AIUEA President- Victoria Campbell
     
    AIUEA Vice President- Darlene Geddes
                                            Lindsey Cecala
     
    AIUEA Secretary- Dena Conway
     
    AIUEA Treasurer- Jeni Coles
     
    AIUEA Communications Chair- Danielle Clouse
     
    AIUEA Grievance Chair- Michael Harrison
     
    AIUEA Membership/PACE Chair- Sarah Ammer
     
     

    Sunrise School Super Hero 5 K
    Sunday, May 22 at 9 AM
    Monroeville Community Park West in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

  • RETIREMENT POWERPOINT IS IN THE DOCUMENT SECTION TO THE RIGHT!

  • http://psea.org/onlinelearning/

    Above is the link for the free PSEA On Line Learning classes.  
    At this point, there are 16 courses from which to choose.  In keeping with the Act 48, one hour = one credit...............and because PSEA is an approved provider. Excellent resource for act 48 credits and free!!!

  • The new IRS regulations for mileage reimbursement are now at 54 cents per mile. Please note this in your voucher! 

  • Please note the Highmark newly approved pharmacies list is in the documents section to the right entitled Pharmacies. 

  • Clearances!

    Be sure to provide evidence of your three PDE required clearances to Human Resources.  The AIU has stated that all proofs of clearances are to be submitted to Alice Gillenberger, HR, no later than Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

    If your proof documents have not as yet arrived to you, please notify Alice  at alice.gillenberger@aiu3.net, so that the AIU is aware that the proof documents are imminent. 

    PDE has stated that any professional who has not obtained her/ his clearances will not be able to perform her/his professional duties after December 31, 2015.


  • Please note that the Living in Distinguished powerpoint is under our documents section to the right for your viewing pleasure!!

  • A directive by the state of Pennsylvania issued October 5, 2015 now requires 3D mammograms to be covered by insurance under existing law. 


    What is it: A 3D Mammogram (Tomosynthesis) is similar to a regular mammogram, except the x ray device moves around the breast, taking x rays at various angles to create a 3D image. While it may not be necessary in all cases, it does provide a better image for those women with dense breast tissue. The members treating physician will decide what type of mammogram is needed based on the members clinical condition and medical necessity. 

    When it is effective: Effective 10-5-15, it will be covered under the members benefit plan, the same as standard mammograms. Note: Over the next coming months, our preventative schedules and medical policies will be amended to reflect that change. 

    Where to get  3D Mammogram: The members physician, if prescribing a 3D mammogram, will direct them to a facility that has such capability. Some providers such as Excela, the Wexford Health Pavilion, Mon Valley Hospital, to name a few have been marketing via print and TV Ads their capabilities for 3D Mammograms. 

  • The dues for the 2015-2016 for PSEA/NEA are $696.00. With keeping locals the same ($200) it would make the yearly total to $896 or $89.60 a month - an increase of .70 per month.
  • Look under the documents section on the right hand side for Act 48 information thru PSEA and the It Pays to Belong document!
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  • Please "like" the Allegheny Intermediate Unit Association on 
  • Facebook! Just search for it and like us. Important information
  •  and dates will be on this page. Feel free to share!
  • If you change your name, email or phone number at any time, 
  • please send the information to our membership chair janpressman@gmail.com  !!! 
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