We are proud of our very own BJ Peters, who was recognized with the Wayne Fisher Award for his service in Distance Learning in Nebraska. We had people "zooming" in from across the state to celebrate! B. J. Peters accepts the 2017 Wayne Fisher award, presented by the Nebraska Distance Learning Association (NDLA) at the annual conference February 9. Link to video of the award presentation .
Registration is now open for Head Start Pre-School programs. Head Start focuses on the whole child — intellectually, emotionally, physically, & socially. The program shows respect for families as partners in education. And the program covers language & literacy, school readiness, age appropriate activities, & meets the needs of children with disabilities and/or special needs. Click here for more . . .
The ESU13 Transition Program recently hosted a couple of student activities. 9 students from ESU 13 schools attended a one day Kindling (Entrepreneurship) workshop provided by Linda and Jenny Anderson. This event was a one day event that focused on the areas of business etiquette, money management skills, assessment for entrepreneurial traits, job readiness skills and improved problem solving. 70 area . . .
Students from the ESU13 service area had the opportunity to explore Career Readiness skills and explore future careers. Students participated in an all day event at the Harms Center in Scottsbluff consisting of lessons on understanding their pay stubs, communicating in the workplace, and H3 jobs. In the afternoon they were able to gather information on specific career options from over 30 professionals. The event was . . .