Early childhood education is crucial to a child's future success, with 90 percent of brain development occurring before age five. High-quality early childhood programs can have a lifelong, positive impact on young children and their families. Starting July 1, the Nebraska Department of Education will provide families a way to access ratings for licensed family child care homes and child care centers, Head Start and Early Head . . .
2016 marks the third year of the NASA Cubes In Space program. The ESU13 VALTS program was privileged to have a student qualify for this exciting project. Bridgeport student Shelbi Klingsporn, assisted by VALTS teachers Lesley Billingsley and Katie Juarez submitted a proposal this past spring that was accepted. Shelbi's project was to send a Micra heart pacemaker into space to test the effects . . .
The following is ESU13 Administrator Dr. Jeff West's monthly media article.............. As we celebrate our 50 th Anniversary, I want to reflect back on past leadership and their influence on ESU 13 and the services we offer to our 21 member school districts today. During our first year of existence in 1967, the ESU 13 Board hired our first administrator, Dr. Udell Hughes. The first year was more organizational than . . .