2022 - 2023

2022 - 2023
ESU 02

Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
Assessment: Literacy and Development
SPED verification, SEBL, Teaching Strategies GOLD, Family Interviews, Routine Based Interview (RBI) Professional learning focused on assessment literacy and a balanced system of assessment which includes formative, interim, and summative measures. *Review of current assessment system *Types of assessments: formative, interim, summative *NWEA training *Implementation planning *Assessment writing *Standards-referenced grading
Curriculum: Revision and Alignment
Services include alignment of standards to curriculum resources and assessments, creation/revision of curriculum documents, and creation of learning plans. *Review of standards *Alignment of standards to curriculum documents, support materials and assessment system *Curriculum development *Technology integration *Lesson design training *Lesson development *Implementation coaching
End User Support: eduCLIMBER
Troubleshooting/coaching for day-to-day operations and maintenance of the eduCLIMBER platform.
End User Support: GOLD
Teaching Strategies GOLD training, system support, OSEP review, and administration use.
End User Support: Other
Assist end users with their technical problems.
Instruction: Art Integration
Provide professional learning on content, pedagogy, implementation, state and federal guidelines, (teaching, observation, implementation coaching, co-planning, video tutorial, etc..)
Instruction: Best Practices
Professional learning based on best practices around a variety of topics. Topics could include: differentiation, high yield strategies, technology integration. Types of learning include: in-district, at ESU2, small-groups, coaching
Instruction: Career Technical Education (CTE)
Provide professional learning on content, pedagogy, implementation, state and federal guidelines (teaching observation, implementation coaching, co-planning, video tutorial, etc..)
Instruction: Coaching
A partnership between the instructional coach and the teacher to support improvement of teaching and student learning.
Instruction: eduCLIMBER
Professional learning on content, pedagogy, implementation, state and federal guidelines.
Instruction: ELA
Professional learning based on best practices of content and pedagogy in English Language Arts, PK-12. *Direct instruction training *Technology integration *Writing instruction *Reading strategies *Daily 5 *Intervention training *SPED planning
Instruction: Math
Professional learning based on best practices of content and pedagogy in mathematics, PK-12. *Making Math Meaningful (3M) *Nebraska Mathematical Processes *Intervention planning and training *SPED planning
Instruction: New Teacher Academy
Study and implementation of research-based, best practices designed to support beginning teachers through a year-long cadre. Includes a clear focus on career-long excellence in the classroom and the legacy we create. Topics could include: lesson design, classroom management, student engagement, high yield strategies, technology integration, mentoring, co0-teaching, SPED, parent-teacher conferences
Instruction: Other
Professional learning based on best practices of content and pedagogy PK-12.
Instruction: Preschool
Supports teacher growth and compliance within an early learning setting. This includes ECERS, GOLD, Pyramid Model, along with best practices in an inclusive classroom. *Lesson planning; *Embedded learning; ECERS; GOLD; Creative Curriculum; Inclusive Classrooms; Home visits; NAEYC
Instruction: Science
Professional learning based on best practices of content and pedagogy in science, PK-12.
Instruction: SEBL
*Trauma informed schools; Behavior consultation/support for Independent School participants; Implementation Coaching
Instruction: Social Studies
Provide professional learning on content, pedagogy, implementation, state and federal guidelines (teaching, observation, implementation, coaching, co-planning, video tutorial, etc..)
Instruction: SPED
Instruction related to
Instruction: Technology Integration
Introduce new technologies; assist teachers with technology tools; assist administration with technology integration plans; coach; encourage best practices; on-site classroom observations; technical assistance support; workshop facilitation; one-on-one coaching; canvas support, implementation, instruction, coaching
Leadership: Coaching
A series of opportunities to engage in discussion and learning about initiatives and professional growth. *Leadership meetings *Mentoring training *Walkthrough development *Evaluation tool development *Technology Integration tools *Review of principal and teacher standards
System: Canvas
Support in development of a Canvas system within districts.
System: Continuous Improvement
Professional learning based on Rule 10, Section 009.01A: The school system develops and implements a continuous school improvement process to promote quality learning for all students...This process includes procedures and strategies to address quality learning, equity, and accountability. *Alignment of initiatives *Team/PLC training *Data analysis *Targeted Improvement Planning *Infrastructure development (tech, integration, 1-1, hardware, etc...) *Implementation planning *Professional learning, planning and evaluation
System: Data Systems
Development of data-related systems for districts, including the building of dashboards, collating or preparing data, and instruction/guidance regarding proper use of data.
System: Instructional Model
Professional learning about in the development of a comprehensive framework of effective teaching practices that results in increased student learning. The framework offers educators, administrators, students and parents a common language of instruction in order to communicate about educational excellence. *Team training/support *Implementation planning *Technology integration *Coaching *Teacher Evaluation tool including all procedures, policies and forms aligned with instructional model.
System: MTSS
Professional learning related to the development of a service delivery system based on the concept that some students require early and powerful general education interventions of increasing intensity. *Review of current system (NDE self-assessment tool) *Team training *Tier planning *Data team planning and development *SAT team training and development *PBIS
System: Teacher/Principal Evaluation
Professional learning related to the development of an evaluation tool for teachers and/or leaders. Example activities: consultation, Staff Evaluation Tool Support(ESU 2 Grows), classroom observations, walk through data collection, workshop facilitation, support with Student Learning Objectives, Professional Growth Goals
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
Online Resource Management
Give districts the opportunity to integrate online resources in and outside the classroom.
Technology (84-002.05B)
ADVISER State Reporting
Support and training for ADVISER and state reporting.
Application Development
Custom desktop, mobile, and web applications/software development.
Backup Software & Storage
Offsite backup storage, backup systems/software, etc.
Client Device Support
Desktops, Laptops, Chromebooks, Tablets, Mobile Devices, Phones, etc.
Contracted Technology Support
Dedicated FTE assigned directly to school district(s) under a contract for personnel arrangement.
General cybersecurity consultations, incident response, etc.
Data Systems
Provide support for data systems used in school districts including student information systems and finance systems.
Data Warehouse
Support and training for data warehouse system.
Web and application development, including software integrations and database administration
Device Management
MDM (Mobile Device Managment), RMM (Remote Management & Monitoring)
Directory Services & SSO (Single Sign-On)
Active Directory, LDAP, NebraskaCloud, etc.
Distance Learning & Videoconferencing Support
Codecs, Virtual Field Trips, Zoom, etc.
DNS (Domain Name System)
BIND, CloudFlare, DNS Made Easy, etc.
Universal Service E-Rate filing and consultation.
E-Rate Category 1
Telecommunications, telecommunications services, and Internet access.
E-Rate Category 2
Internal connections, basic maintenance of internal connections, and managed internal broadband services.
Graphic Design
Graphic design and other creative services.
Hardware Repair
Computer, Device, A/V, and other equipment repair.
Information Security
Provide proactive planning, training and reporting focused on cybersecurity and resources after a cybersecurity event.
Infrastructure services that support various technology initiatives, including internet access, servers, and other supporting software.
Internet Access
Commodity Internet, Internet2, Internet Exchange
Internet and WAN Support
Support of internet and WAN (Wide Area Network) circuits.
Internet Content Filtering
Hardware or software based internet content filtering.
Networking Support
Wired and wireless networking support.
Performance Monitoring & Notification
Zabbix, NinjaRMM, PRTG, etc.
Planning & Consultation
Strategic planning, general consultations, etc.
Scripting & Batch Processing
Work to integrate systems and automations between systems.
Security Awareness Training
Proofpoint, KnowBe4, etc.
Server Hosting
Physical or virtual server hosting.
SIS (Student Information System) Support
PowerSchool, Infinite Campus, Synergy, etc.
Systems Administration & Server Support
Server systems administration, maintenance, and support.
Technology Support
General technology and technical support.
Vulnerability Scanning
DHS Cyber Hygiene, etc.
Web & Application Hosting
Hosting of websites and other applications.
Web Development
Webpage and other web development including integrations with other systems.
Student Services
Direct Family Service
Services Coordination, Navigators Help families get connected with services for their child and family (i.e. SPED, community programs, food bank, advocacy)
Direct Family Service: Navigators
Navigators Help families get connected with services for their child and family (i.e. SPED, community programs, food bank, advocacy)
Direct Family Service: Services Coordination
Help families get connected with services for their child and family (i.e. SPED, community programs, food bank, advocacy)
Direct Student Service
(SLP, Psychologist/Psych, LMHP, Vision, OT, Services Coordination, Independent School, Navigators, P2T) Direct therapy/instruction with students. Organization and facilitation of meetings, paperwork and documentation related to direct therapy/instruction.
Direct Student Service: Pathways 2 Tomorrow
Consortium between schools to deliver career and technical education .
Early Intervention: Support
Early Childhood Special Education services includes managing referrals and conducting evaluations of children birth to 5 years old.
Consulting in budgeting and utilization of tools that track and report district finances.
Supervision: Services Coordination
Oversee EDN services and practices of services coordinators including caseload management, compliance review, and professional growth.
System: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Support in development of IDEA system within districts.
Grant Services
Competitive Grant Supports: EIR
Grant with Raymond Central & Schuyler Community Schools
Competitive Grant Supports: MTA
Federal Grant Project for professional development in art instruction.
Early Intervention: Planning Region Team
Oversight of local Planning Region Team including review of EDN caseloads and files, EI teams and coaching training, support, and management.
Non-Competitive Grant Support: Other
Support districts in the management of and implementation of state and federal grants.
Non-Competitive Grant Support: PEAK
Support districts in the management of and implementation PEAK grants.
Non-Competitive Grant Support: Perkins
Support districts in the management of and implementation of Perkins grant.
Non-Competitive Grant Support: Title IV
Support districts in the management of and implementation of Title IV funds.
Other Services
Coop Purchasing
Nebraska ESUCC Cooperative Purchasing provides compliant, competitive, aggregated bidding and purchasing to control and reduce costs to its members by maximizing efficiency of resources and processes in Nebraska and Nationally. Cooperative Purchasing is authorized to coordinate purchases for public school districts, nonpublic school systems, other ESUs, and other public agencies, including any county, city, village, school district, or agency of the state government, any drainage district, sanitary and improvement district, or other municipal corporation or political subdivision of the State of Nebraska.
Group Purchasing (Baylor, Naviance, Odysseyware)
Facilitating group purchase of resources in order to provide discounted pricing for products. Provide policy updates to districts.
Aid staff in preparing for the school year and events (printing, coiling, binding, video production)
Research & Development
Help schools come up with a solution for a problem
Other (not a requirement of SIMPL)