Students from across the Panhandle gathered on March 6, in Scottsbluff to share over 45 science projects ranging from “Paint Weathering”, “Family Fingerprints” and “Estrus Synchronization in Ewes ” at the 3rd annual Nebraska Panhandle Area Health Education Center (NP- AHEC) and Nebraska Junior Academy of Science (NJAS) Combined Regional Science Fair. . . .
Collaboration to make Transition stronger for all students. Area Panhandle teachers, NE VR, and ESU staff attended the 2018 NDE Transition Conference in Kearney. Pam Brezenski, ESU 13; Tiffany Johnson, Kimball High School; and Jessica Stauffer, Banner County High School presented a break out session on the benefits of using Transition Assessment and ESUs 2017-2018 grant. . . .
Educational Service Unit 13 was well represented at the hearing for LB801 in front of the Nebraska Unicameral’s Education Committee. This bill would create a pilot project named Panhandle Beginnings, which would be established as a collaborative educational and therapeutic facility in Western Nebraska to address a growing need of behavioral and mental health issues in school age children. . . .
Chadron State College Teacher Education Program, Educational Service Unit No. 13, and four panhandle public school districts are partnering in a new “pilot” professional development partnership program for the purpose of preparing pre-service teachers. This program has benefits to all partners, but most importantly it will improve upon the quality of the student teaching experience by extending it . . .