Operation Gang Up

Warning Signs


Purpose and Goals

  • Using the IU network to develop a system that provides information regarding regional gang activity to community administrators, educators and parents.
  • Supports law enforcement efforts in identifying and conducting best practices for engaging criminal gang activity or gang related issues occurring in Northeastern Pennsylvania schools and communities.
  • Coordinates with law enforcement efforts to provide ongoing gang awareness training and education for regional community leaders, students, school administrators and staff.

Role of Co-Chairs

  • When appropriate, serves as a liaison to other subcommittees and advises Senator Yudichak and Congressman Barletta on regional educational matters.
  • Provide direct assistance and advisement to Operation Gang-Up Initiative leaders in support of all community wide agendas
  • Works with the Institute of Public Policy and Economic Development (The Institute) to coordinate meetings and educational agendas.
  • Supports and directs The Institute working roles for all Operation Gang-Up subcommittees.
  • Supervises and coordinates subcommittee meetings.
  • Serves as an external spokesperson when necessary as directed by the heads of Operation Gang-Up.
  • Reports to the committee members on decisions directed by the Steering Committee and other sub committees that affect the Education committee's work.
  • Where appropriate, guide the committee in proposing new education and training services that will further the mission and goals of the Operation Gang-Up Initiative.
  • Where appropriate, make recommendations to the Steering Committee or other subcommittees.
  • To ensure that the committee business and reports are captured and passed on to The Institute for memorializing.
  • Education Subcommittee


    School Districts

    Abington Heights
    Berwick Area
    Carbondale Area
    Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
    Crestwood
    Dallas
    Dunmore
    Greater Nanticoke Area
    Hanover Area
    Hazleton Area
    Lakeland
    Lake-Lehman
    Mid Valley
    North Pocono
    Northwest Area
    Old Forge
    Pittston Area
    Riverside
    Scranton
    Valley View
    West Side Area Vocational Technical School
    Wilkes-Barre Area
    Wilkes-Barre Area Vocational Technical School
    Wyoming Area
    Wyoming Valley West

      Universities/Colleges

      Commonwealth Medical College
      Johnson College
      Keystone College
      King’s College
      Lackawanna College
      Luzerne County Community College
      Marywood University
      Misericordia University
      Penn State Hazleton
      Penn State Wilkes-Barre
      Penn State-Worthington-Scranton
      University of Scranton
      Wilkes University

      Luzerne Intermediate
      Unit – 18
      Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19








       


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