Education Department

Student Spotlight

Meet "Skates" !

"In the beginning Skates would come to work and do what I asked him to do. Now, there are times when I get into my office only to find that Skates is already out in the fields doing his job." -Chip Toma


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

Dr. Clarence Lamanna