The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has awarded mini-grants for Nebraska Thursdays, a program that supports schools statewide in serving and promoting locally-grown or locally-produced foods in school cafeterias on the first Thursday of each month. Funded by the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission, 11 schools were awarded a total of $5,265 in mini-grant funds to . . .
It's time to register for the annual conference for early childhood providers to learn how to implement more through music and play! The Western Nebraska Early Childhood Conference will be held Saturday, October 18th & 19th at the WNCC Harms Center in Scottsbluff. Lots of great breakout sessions and a special keynote presentation by Anne Meeker on Fostering Motor and Sensory . . .
Congratulations to Sidney High School for being one of six Nebraska schools to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives” said . . .
The Western Region Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Team is hosting our 2nd Annual Panhandle Autism Mini Conference on October 15, 2019 from 9am-3pm MT in Scottsbluff! Everyone is welcome to attend! We welcome professionals/agency personnel, educators of all types, family members, and anyone who wants to learn more about how to best support and educate individuals with ASD. There is a $20 . . .