2023 - 2024

ESU 11
2023 - 2024
ESU 11

Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
1101.00 - Continuous Improvement
Consultation, workshops or direct work with school districts to assist with the CIP process. Example activities: Steering Committee Meeting, mission/vision work, data retreat to create CIP goal, action plans, program evaluation, preparing for CIP external review
1101.06 - CSI/TSI/ATSI
This service includes support provided to schools that NDE has identified in need of Comprehensive Support and Improvement, Targeted Support and Improvement, and Additional Targeted Support and Improvement.
1102.00 - MTSS
Workshops, consultation or direct work with schools to establish Multi-tiered System of Support processes and practices, including Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports ‘PBIS’ and Social Emotional and Behavioral Learning ‘SEBL’.
1103.00 - Crisis Team/School Safety Trainings
Training, support and consultation for sustaining, improving and re-establishing school environments that are conducive and supportive of learning.
1104.00 - Leadership
Workshops, consultation or direct work with boards of education, administrators and teacher leaders in support of school initiatives.
1105.00 - Curriculum Development and Alignment
Help schools understand, align and implement Nebraska State Standards
1106.00 - Instruction
Workshops, college courses, consultation or direct work with school districts that focus on optimal learning environments and effective instructional strategies.
1106.01 - Instructional Model
Trainings for teachers/schools in Marzano and APL to integrate a common language of instruction
1107.00 - Assessment
Workshops, consultation or direct work with school districts to develop formative and summative assessments and analyze and apply diagnostic, formative, interim and summative data. Examples: creation of classroom and district assessments, analysis of assessment data results, using assessment data to inform instruction, training and consultation related to classroom, state and national data, Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills ‘DIBELS’, Acadience, Measures of Academic Progress ‘MAP’ Growth, Nebraska Student Centered Assessment System ‘NSCAS’ Growth. Nebraska Reading Improvement Act approved assessments
1108.00 - Digital Learning
Professional learning and direct support for distrits and teachers in digital learning. Examples: remote learning, hybrid learning, blended learning, and the tools and resources used to facilitate digital learning, on-site classroom observations, technical assistance support, workshop facilitation, one-on-one consultation
1108.05 - Digital Citizenship Presentations
All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life.
1108.07 - Technology Integration
The use of technology to enhance and support the educational environment.
1109.00 - Instructional Coaching
Consultation with individual educators such as teachers and principals.
1110.00 - Entry Level Assistance
Workshops, consultation or direct work with school districts that focus on research-based, best practices designed across a variety of services to support beginning teachers and their mentors.
1112.00 - Specialist Training, Support & Networking
Workshops, consultation or direct work with individuals who serve in specialized roles/capacities. Examples: school counselors, curriculum directors, technology integrationists, High Ability Learners ‘HAL’ coordinators, local area network ‘LAN’ managers, media coordinators, special education specialists, registered nurses, paraprofessionals, administrative assistants, custodians, lunch program staff, transportation providers and others.
1112.01 - Paraprofessional Training
Training for paraprofessionals
1112.03 - High Ability Learners Advisory Meeting
District High Ability Learners Support Person Meetings
1112.04 - Media
ESU 11 Librarians & Media Specialists meetings and trainings.
1112.05 - LAN Managers
ESU 11 Technology Coordinator meetings and trainings.
1112.08 - Special Education In-Service Training
Provide training to districts that enhance instructional practices and addresses compliance in the area of special education.
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
1201.00 - Subscriptions
Online resources available through consortium, group buy and on an individual bases.
1202.00 - CSI (Create, Solve, Innovate) Labs
The CSI (Create, Solve, Innovate) labs provide students with opportunities to gain unique knowledge, practical skills, expertise, and literacies. It introduces the makerspace mentality, equips students with skills, and exposes them to careers. Some lab stations lean towards the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields while others demonstrate skills necessary in creative, vocational, and technical skills.
Technology (84-002.05B)
1301.00 - Technology Support
General technology and technical support.
1302.01 - Internet Access
This service includes internet access bandwidth from commodity Internet 1, Internet 2, and commodity peering services.
1302.02 - DNS (Domain Name System)
BIND, CloudFlare, DNS Made Easy, etc.
1302.08 - Performance Monitoring & Notification
Zabbix, NinjaRMM, PRTG, etc.
1304.01 - Cybersecurity
General cybersecurity consultations, incident response, etc.
1304.02 - Security Awareness Training
Proofpoint Security Education Platform
1304.03 - Vulnerability Scanning
DHS Cyber Hygiene, etc.
1305.02 - ADVISER State Reporting
Support and training for ADVISER and state reporting.
1306.01 - E-Rate Category 1
Telecommunications, telecommunications services, and Internet access.
1306.02 - E-Rate Category 2
Internal connections, basic maintenance of internal connections, and managed internal broadband services.
Student Services
1401.00 - Special Education Program Supervision
Provides support for parents, school, and ESU staff surrounding special education. Supervision services include assisting by providing technical assistance regarding Rule 51 and Rule 52 policies and procedures, facilitating IEP meetings, and consultation.
1401.10 - Special Education Financial Report Support
Support districts in completing financial reports required by the Nebraska Department of Education.
1402.00 - Speech Language Therapy
Speech and language services concentrate on communication areas including language, articulation, voice, and/or fluency for students birth to age 21. This service can also aid in broadening areas of academic and functional needs. Speech/Language Pathologists’ main responsibilities are working in the areas of articulation (speech production), voice (which involves pitch, quality and volume), and fluency (which is sound/syllable repetitions, blocking and use of conversation “fillers”). Speech/Language Pathologists also work in the area of language, which is described in more detail below. They are responsible for diagnostic testing in all of the above areas.
1404.00 - Early Childhood Special Education
In cooperation with the Early Development Network, early childhood services deliver support to parents and educational intervention to help children meet developmental milestones. These comprehensive services are available to children birth to age five who are eligible for special education.
1405.00 - School Psychology
School Psychology assists in the identification process for students birth to age 21 who have been referred for special education and support in the areas of behavior and mental health. Collaboration with school district personnel and parents is also an essential role in the services to districts. Services Include: Assessment & Verification Teacher & Parent Collaborations Building Positive Behavior Support Schoolwide Behavior Training Traumatic Brain Injury Team Consults RTI (Response to Intervention) Consultation & Support Student Assistance Team Training ILCD (Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities) Mental Health Support Services Infant & Preschool Services Crisis Intervention Request for ADOS-2 Administration
1407.00 - Special Education Coaching & Consultation
Supports teachers, other district staff, and families to assist, provide guidance, training, resources, and strategies for working with students by utilizing programming and materials to improve learning through meeting each individual student's needs (ages 0-21). Examples: Implement verbal behavior program, IEP development-how to write measurable goals, District IEP meeting facilitation, Direct teaching to assist IEP implementation, Para, Parent & Teacher training-Behavior strategies, role modeling, coaching, & data collection, Model, instruct and collect data for social skills & functional life skills, Develop data collection systems, Direct student services in the home, Differentiate instruction, Provide resources (web sites, trainings, curriculum materials, evidence based research )
1408.00 - Deaf Education
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services are provided to students birth to age 21 whose hearing loss impacts skills in communication, language, educational performance, or social competency. This service also assists district staff in implementing programming supports to ensure educational and environmental needs are addressed for accessibility.
1409.00 - Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy is a related service for students birth to age 21, as identified through the student’s individual education program (IEP) process. The focus of the service is to enhance the student’s education and foster a level of independence.
1411.00 - Transition Services
Transition services and activities emphasize learning opportunities that center on post-secondary success and the development of independence. These services are implemented following federal and state guidelines during the school year a student turns 16. Staff Development for Transition Student Vocational Evaluations Career Guidance Student Workshops Transition Quiz Bowls Business & Industry Tours Adult Agency Liaison Work Experience and Job Shadow Placement Parent Support Group Job Coach Training and Support Central NE Youth First Conference (held annually at UNK Student Union for youth with developmental disabilities between 14 and 21 years of age)
1413.00 - Nursing Services
Provide nursing services as requested by schools
1414.00 - Behavior/Mental Health
Behavior/Mental Health assists students with behavioral and/or mental health needs. This service works collaboratively with educational team members, families, and/or outside agencies to support students’ needs while in the school setting.
1416.00 - Student Assessment
High Ability Learners identification
1419.00 - Resource Teacher
Provide direct services as indicated on IEPs for students eligible for special education services.
1420.00 - Paraprofessional
supports students in various environments throughout the educational day as determined through the IEP process.
Grant Services
1501.00 - Grant Coordination and Facilitation, non-competitive
The writing, consultation, collabortion, and assistance with regional grants. Examples: Program planning, identification and implementation of strategies and interventions for students of ASD. Maintains lending library.
1501.02 - Perkins Grant Management
Write and manage Perkins grant dollars and requests from schools.
1501.03 - Title I
ESU 11 Title I Consortium
1501.08 - BIRSST
BIRSST (Brain Injury Regional School Support Teams) supports districts in training and planning for students who experience a brain injury.
1501.12 - PEaK Project Facilitation
PEaK (Promoting Engagement and Knowledge) is a grant through the Nebraska Department of Education which supports districts in enhancing program improvement that will result in better outcomes for children with disabilities.
Other Services
1601.00 - Print Shop and Production Services
Some services include laminating, bookbinding, large format printing, ID badge printing, and 3D printing.
Other (not a requirement of SIMPL)