Education Department

Student Spotlight

Meet John !

"He was quiet at first, but now he loves to joke around." -Sunny Schwartz


SOAR is a collaborative program of Marywood University and the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit. The NEIU supports local school districts in educating students through collaboration and innovation. Classes for SOAR students are taught by NEIU instructors.

For more information about the NEIU, visit .

Executive Director

Bob McTiernan

Director of Special Education

Kelly Dickey

Supervisor of Special Education

Kirsten Samsell