Service Plan Details: Gretna Public Schools
Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
Workshops, consultation or direct work with school districts to develop formative and summative assessments and analyze and apply diagnostic, formative, interim and summative data.
Support and Training on BlendEd Learning Statewide Initiative
Coach/Teacher Leader Development
Facilitation of quarterly cadre professional learning and networking meetings.
Continuous Improvement Process
Support districts in Continuous Improvement Processes, including AdvancED/NE Frameworks external review
Review, revision, and alignment of curriculum including new instructional material adoptions.
Data Literacies, Displays, and Analysis
Support for analysis, organization, and display of continuous improvement data
Device Implementation and Deployment
Support and professional learning for district device selection, implementation, and deployment to teachers, students, and staff.
Digital Citizenship Training for Students, Teachers, and Parents
Professional learning and direct support for districts and teachers in digital learning.
English Learners Instructional Support--providing guidance, materials, scheduling, placement, and assessment to schools. Not related to Title III grant consortium services
Support for reading/language arts training in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Support for writing training in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Equity training, support and consultation for sustaining, improving and re-establishing school environments that are conducive and supportive of learning for all students.
District High-Ability Learner contacts meeting. Support, professional learning, and educational programming for district High-ability learner teachers, students, and staff.
Workshops, college courses, consultation or direct work with schools that focus on optimal learning environments. Examples: classroom culture, classroom management, effective instructional strategies, explicit instruction, specific content-area instruction, preschool, co-teaching.
Consultation and Coaching with individual educators and teams in cycles of instructional improvement focused on increased teacher efficacy and agency. Instructional coaching.
Workshops or direct work with school districts to research and select an instructional model and to implement an instructional model once selected.
Instructional Technology Integration
SAMR Model Training, Support for Online or Technology Tools to Transform Curriculum Implementation
Instructional Technology Users Group Meetings
District Instructional Technology users group meeting.
Professional learning and consultation for administrators and teacher leaders in support of district initiatives, including, but not limited to, Adult Learners, Balanced Leadership, Change Process/Change Management, Teambuilding, and Nebraska Teacher/Principal Evaluation
Learning Management Systems
Support and professional learning regarding district learning management system use by teachers, staff, and students. Support for multiple Learning Management Systems including Moodle, Canvas and Google Classroom. Support includes integrations as well as other technical support. The team does house Moodle servers and handles all upgrades as part of this.
Mathematics Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Support for mathematics training in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
District Media contacts support, professional learning community, and meeting.
Multi-Tier Systems of Support
Structure, process, and implementation of MTSS, including behavior, SEL, and mental health/suicide prevention
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
Training and certification in the Crisis Prevention Program, used to de-escalate difficult behavior and keep students and staff safe in a crisis.
nwea MAP Growth
Certified Facilitator Workshops, consultation or direct work with school districts to develop formative and summative assessments and analyze and apply diagnostic, formative, interim data from nwea MAP Growth.
Other Content Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Support for training in non-core areas in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Principal Development & Coaching
Principal Development & Coaching, Targted professional learning for school leaders.
Professional Learning Communities/SMART Goals
Support, training, and coaching of professional learning communities within a district
Professional Learning Leader Development
District Professional Learning contacts network meeting.
School Climate & Culture
Training, support and consultation for sustaining, improving and re-establishing school environments that are conducive and supportive of learning.
Science Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Support for science training in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Social Studies Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Support for social studies training in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Standard Response Protocol Training (SRP) Module
Standard Response Protocol Training (SRP) or Usage of ESU 3 Created Online Module
NSCAS Support, ACT Content & Test Prep
Best practices in STEM/STEAM, including classroom support, instructional materials, and planning.
Student Data Privacy
Support for educating teachers and staff on COPPA compliance.
Student Services Professional Learning
Professional learning events and activities in specialized areas. Examples may include PLCs and special education trainings/workshops.
Superintendent networking meetings on ESU campus throughout the year. ESU Administrator discusses, shares, and plans services provided to the districts.
Targeted Improvement Plan (TIP) Facilitation
District support to complete requirements of TIP progress monitoring and reporting District support to complete requirements of TIP progress monitoring and reporting
Support and enhance teacher/principal evaluation methods and tools
Title IX Training and Online Module
Title IX training or Usage of the ESU 3 Online Module
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
Media, Science, and STEAM Equipment and Materials Checkout
Maintaining a library of media resources available for district use. Maintain a lending library for district loan. Supporting science instruction by ordering materials and refurbishing of science kits
Products and Subscriptions
ProQuest, EdReady, Learn360, Discovery Ed, World Book, Other
ADVISER State Reporting
Support and training for ADVISER and state reporting.
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.
Provide support for data systems used in school districts including student information systems and finance systems.
Support and training for data warehouse system.
Web and application development, including software integrations and database administration
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 and other creative services.
Computer, Device, A/V, and other equipment repair.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General technology and technical support.
DHS Cyber Hygiene, etc.
Web & Application Hosting
Hosting of websites and other applications.
Webpage and other web development including integrations with other systems.
Audiological supports and services to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Consultation with students, families, and/or school teams to identify the function of behavior and implement strategies to improve behavior.
Brook Valley Level III School and OutREACH Program
Brook Valley Schools serve students with disabilities in grades K-12+ with significant cognitive or behavioral difficulties. Specialized programming and support are provided to move towards a transition back to neighborhood schools. Brook Valley OutREACH is a program designed to help students with and without disabilities as an alternative to suspension or expulsion.
Early Childhood Services
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for children with disabilities ages Birth-5.
Licensed staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students with disabilities aged Birth-21.
Licensed staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students with disabilities aged Birth-21.
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students ages Birth-21.
Coordination of services for families of infants and toddlers with disabilities, across agency lines. Serves as the single point of contact in helping to obtain the services and assistance needed.
Special Education Teacher
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students with disabilities ages Birth-21.
Speech Language Pathology
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students ages Birth-21 with speech/language disabilities.
Student Services Leadership
General training and consultation in the area of Special Education
Vision Services and Materials
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students ages Birth-21 who are blind or visually impaired, inclusive of Orientation and Mobility services. Braille and enlargement services to support students who are blind or visually impaired.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Grant - Metro Region
Regional coordinator provides training and consultation to support students on the Autism Spectrum.
Brian Injury Regional Support Grant
Brain Injury Regional Student Support Team Grant activities
Early Learning Connection-Omaha Region
Integrated system of early childhood professional development.
Metro Regional Deaf/Hard of Hearing Contract
Regional program to provide support of the educational, social-emotional, cultural, and transition needs of children with hearing loss from Birth to graduation from high school. Program also provides interactive activities, organization, and career explorations and family support.
Perkins Grant Consortium
Provides grant facilitation, management, professional development, and networking for Career and Technical Education teachers through the Carl D Perkins Grant Consortium.
Planning Region Team
Committee of parents, advocates, representatives from school districts, ESUs, HeadStart, and other relevant agencies responsibile for assisting with the planning and implementation of Early Intervention and Early Childhood education services.
Regional Early Childhood Coach Consultant
Consultation and support of early childhood coaches across a variety of initiatives
Title III- English Learners Consortium
Providing support for compliance of Rule 15, Title III: including prioritizing budget, professional learning, materials acquisition and use, and program development.
VR Student Transition Conference & Metro Region Transition Grant
Contract with Nebraska VR to plan, organize, and implement student conferences for students with disabilities, focused on pre-employment services. Regional advisory team meetings (districts and community agencies), parent workshops and transition coaches trainings to provide technical assistance and increase awareness in the area of secondary transition.
ESUCC offered Cooperative Purchasing
Data, Research, and Evaluation
Support for data analysis, displays, and custom research. Support for planning for and engaging in action research.
Evaluation of Programs and Services
Empirical research to determine program and service effectiveness.
Financial System and Document Management
"Powerschool e-finance support. Laserfiche for retention"
Other (not a requirement of SIMPL)
comprehensive driver education program that consists of classroom study and actual driving instruction on the roads in the greater Omaha area. This is an optional program for students and parents.
Gifford Farm Education Center
Gifford Farm provides several on-site programs including: The Farm Program (PreK-2nd grade); Friends of Discovery - A Journey with Lewis and Clark (4th-6th grade), STARLAB-The Celestial Navigation of Lewis and Clark (4th-6th grade), The Discoveries of Lewis and Clark (4th-6th grade), The Living History of the Plains (2nd -6th grade) STARLAB-Planetarium (K-8th), Animals on the Go (K-6th grade), The Nature Explore® Certified Outdoor Nature Classroom (PreK-3rd grade), and Kid’s Challenge (3rd-5th grade) or Team Challenge (6th grade to adult), team building and leadership development programs. Gifford Farm also hosts the ESU #3 Science Olympiad competition each fall. Gifford Farm’s STARLAB programs, Animals on the Go Programs (featuring either farm animals or exotic animals), The Discoveries of Lewis and Clark, and Team or Kid’s Challenge travel to schools, libraries, outdoor education programs, scout meetings and more, providing educational programs and presentations to students of all ages.