Hampton Inn Staff members, three ESU #13 staff, and Esu #13 students participated in a month long pre-employment training opportunity through a NE VR grant. Funding was provided by NE VR to increase pre-employment skills and work abilities for youth. Grant Coordinator, Pam Brezenski, worked with Becca Gorsuch, Hampton Inn General Manager, to create positions for students to gain experience. Nine young adults from across the Panhandle were . . .
ESU 13 technology department has recently acquired a 3D printer, programmable drones, and Makey Makey kits for member school use. With the world of technology vastly changing, ESU 13 is helping area schools by providing devices to use that area schools may not be able to afford. Nebraska values a career ready student, and with implementing AQuESTT, has turned a focus to include technological and digital readiness. Craig . . .
Network Nebraska reaches 100 percent participation from public schools September 30, 2016 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Nebraska’s Chief Information Officer announces the 245 th and final public school district has elected to join the statewide education network known as Network Nebraska. The elected participation from 100 percent of Nebraska public schools has affectively lowered the cost of commodity internet . . .
ESU13 officially kicked off the 2016-2017 school year in mid-August with all staff training and inservice. We begin the year with a renewed focus on our mission of "Striving to achieve educational excellence for all learners through strong partnerships, service and leadership." Throughout this school year, in recognition of our 50th Anniversary, the history of ESU13 will be shared with our schools and patrons.In . . .
The ESU13 building addition at the Scottsbluff location is now occupied and fully operational. We moved staff into the new offices the week of Labor Day. 23 staff, including the ESU13 Central Office department are now housed in the new facility located on the northwest corner of the Avenue I location. The addition started six months ago and was completed on time and on budget. It also included an new security system that . . .