2020 - 2021

ESU 06
2020 - 2021
ESU 06

Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
Development of formative and summative assessments upon request
Classroom Coaching
Coaching teachers on instructional practices through goal setting
Coding Training
Training teachers to implement coding into the curriculum
Content Area Networks
Training in core areas around curriculum, instruction and assessment
Counselor Network
Professional Development, Networking and legal updates for ESU 6 school counselors
Curriculum development upon request
Executive Functions
Training Series on Executive Functions
Explicit Instruction
Teaching Efficiently and Effectively Using Anita Archer's Methods
Google Certification
Level 1, 2 and Trainer
Google Summit
Partner with ESU 9 and ESU 18 to organize and offer a yearly tech skills summit
Instructional Coaches Network
Training and Collaboration Opportunities for Instructional Coaches
Instructional Model Training
Training on the Art and Science and NASOT
MDT & IEP Meeting Facilitation
Support and facilitate meetings at district request
Media Network
Professional Development and Networking for our school media specialists
Multiple Workshop Options for all areas of MTSS (Academic & Behavior)
New Teacher Training
Training & Networking for Educators New to Our School Districts
NWEA MAP as needed
Principal Network
Principal Leadership Training
School Improvement
Consultation Services
School Improvement Data
Training the the use of data upon request
Self Care
Ongoing resources and strategies to support educator wellness
Support Staff Tech Training
Yearly one-day workshop with Zoom follow-up meetings
Tech Integration Network
Professional development and networking for tech integration specialists
Tech Leadership Cadre
Technology Skills and Integration work for teacher leaders in ESU 6 schools
Technology Training and Coaching
Individual, small group and large group technology skills and integration work
Title I Network
Training & Collaboration Opportunities for Title I Teachers
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
Technology (84-002.05B)
AVTECH Environmental Monitoring
ESU6 provides each district with an AVTech 3E and power sensor to monitor building power and alert key personnel when power has been lost.
Bandwidth Testing
Two iperf servers used to measure network throughput from districts to Lincoln and Milford. Periodic tests are run to proactively look for schools that are not receiving the bandwidth they are contracted for. We also have a server registered with speedtest.net to allow schools to test bandwidth from a browser.
The classifieds website is a location that schools from ESUs 4, 5, and 6 can post unused items for sale to other schools.
ESU6 will provide free consulting to assist districts with technology planning and direction. The consulting is free but any labor to implement a solution or troubleshoot an issue inside the district's firewall is considered a paid for service.
Contracted Labor
ESU 6 will provide a block of technology service hours to a district at a predefined hourly agreement.
A product used to implement proper dmarc, dkim and spf records to protect school domains from being spoofed. Allows the district to control who sends email on their behalf.
DNS Management
Consortium assists school districts with authoritative DNS management
Email Relay Service
Two email servers are hosted and maintained by ESU6 to provide an email relay service to school districts. The email relay service allows schools to send high quantities of email for things such as PowerSchool, copiers, HVAC equipment, etc. Google limits email to 2,000 messages per day per district. Our email relay allows up to 10,000 messages per day per district.
Firewall Management
ESU6 will provide free assistance at the firewall to ensure district firewalls are full patched, proper implementation of firewall and port forwarding rules, assistance with public IP assignment, routing, backup internet connection configuration, DHCP relay, SNMP configuration, VLAN configuration, and user management at the firewall. All content filtering configurations are the responsibility of the district. ESU6 will assist with content filtering configuration and troubleshooting for an hourly fee.
FTP Backups
FTP backup allows schools to encrypt and backup critical school data such as administration files, accounting data, and PowerSchool backups to an offsite server hosted at ESU6.
Internet Access Service
Consortium pools dollars for purchase of internet bandwidth shared by 27 entities
IP Management
ESU6 manages all IP addresses and delagates assignments to area schools.
Kayako Ticket System
Kayako is a help desk solution hosted by ESU6 that allows schools to funnel all support requests to a central location so that issues can be tracked to resolution. The ticket system features submission of tickets via email or live chat, a full featured public and internal knowledgebase, news, and time tracking.
LAN Manager Meetings
ESU6 will host quarterly LAN Manager Meetings to disseminate best practices between districts, communicate technology updates, issues, and receive feedback from districts on what services are needed.
ESU6 supports a central repository of machine and system log data to enable quicker resolution of technical issues.
Moodle Hosting
ESU6 provides Moodle hosting for a fee each year
Non-Contracted Labor
ESU 6 will provide technology services for an hourly fee.
NTP (Time Services)
A network time server is maintained for services requiring a NTP server.
PRTG Network Monitor
PRTG is a network monitoring solution hosted by ESU6 that allows school personnel to monitor all network equipment from a web browser or remotely through a phone app. This software monitors all devices and services on the network and alerts key personnel of issues that need attention on the network.
Realtime Blacklist Monitoring
ESU6 actively monitors all public IPs assigned to each district for any additions to 117 real-time blacklists (RBLs). If any school has a public IP end up on a RBL list ESU6 staff will work with the district to clean up any infected machines that may have caused the RBL entry and will then work to remove the school’s public IP from each RBL.
Recursive DNS
Consortium provides DNS caching servers
ScreenConnect is a remote desktop software application hosted by ESU6 that allows support personnel remote viewing and control of devices from anywhere with an Internet connection. ScreenConnect also provides remote meeting capabilities.
Single Sign-On
ESU6 has developed a single sign-on solution to enable school districts to utilize either Google or Active Directory to authenticate to a central portal to access applications such as ADVISER, the Nebraska Cloud, Kayako, PRTG, ScreenConnect, Moodle, Zoom, Adobe, TestWiz, etc.
Software Support
Technology support for software
Status Updates
ESU6 utilizes a status page to communicate scheduled maintenance windows and to notify districts when services are down or experiencing issues. Districts can register for an account and select what services they would like to receive notifications on.
Group training for services such as Firewall or content filtering management, VLANing, PRTG, switch configurations, wireless, Google G Suite, etc. as requested by the districts.
Ubiquiti Network Managment System
Ubiquiti Network Management System (UNMS) is a free service hosted by ESU6 which allows districts to easily configure, monitor, upgrade, and backup Ubiquiti equipment.
Video Conferencing
Supports schools with video conferencing by hosting and managing Lifesize equipment and assisting with Zoom accounts, setup and training.
Virtual Server Hosting
ESU6 will host virtual Linux and Windows servers for school districts. Fees will be billed monthly based on actual usage. Hosted servers are backed up nightly to an offsite location.
Vulnerability Scanning
Consortium monitors all public IPs for security issues and works with school district to remedy the issues
WAN Support
ESU6 assists with technical issues between UPN and the school districts to help resolve outages and troubleshoot WAN related issues.
Wireless Site Planning and Analysis
ESU6 has purchased a laptop, Ekahau Site Survey & Planner Pro, and a Ekahau Sidekick to be used by districts for free to help map, troubleshoot, and plan wireless deployments.
Student Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder Grant-SE
Grant to support staff and students with ASD in ESU's 4, 5, 6 & 18
Crisis Prevention & Intervention Training
Supports deescalation and possible restraint practices
Early Childhood Coach Consultant
Support Early Childhood Coaches with EC Initiatives
Early Childhood Services
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for children with disabilities ages Birth-5.
Life Skills Program (B-21) (SUCCESS)
Regional Life Skills Program for students with severe/profound
MTSS Support
District training and consultation, for PEaK Project consortium districts, to support MTSS implementation efforts
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapists B-21
Parent Networking & Education
Parent Conferences & Education on variety of topics from birth-21
PEaK Project Facilitation
District training and consultation facilitated by PEak Project Manager to support MTSS implementation efforts
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapists B-21
Planning Region Team
Grant to support early childhood child find and education
Preschool (TYKE)
Regional PK Programs
Project Search
Transition Program at York General Hospital
Psychotherapist (LIMHP)
To find the best solution for each student and situation and use different counseling strategies to address student’s needs socially and emotionally. To collaborate with educators, parents and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students that strengthen connections between home and school. Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and their families to promote optimum mental health of the student.
School Psychologist
School Psychologist B-21
SE Early Learning Connection Coordination
Coordination of early childhood training in ESU's 4, 5, 6 & 18
SE NE Regional Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Supports for students who are deaf & HOF B-21 with ESU's 4, 5 & 18
SE NE Regional Transition Grant
Grant to support transition activities in ESU's 4, 5,& 18
Services Coordination
Early Development Network Service Coordination B-3
Special Education Supervision
General training and consultation in the area of Special Education
Special Education Teacher
Resource Teachers PK - 12
Speech Language Pathology
Certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services for students ages Birth-21 with speech/language disabilities.
Transition Program (CRAVE)
Transition Program at SCC Milford
Transition Teacher
Secondary Communitiy Support Teacher Ages 15-21)
VR Transition Conference
ENTC Transition Grant
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.
Financial Support
Assist districts with special ed Financial MOE, and IL
Production Services
Printing copying and design services
Title IX Coordinator Training
Annual mandatory legal training for districts' designated Title IX Coordinators