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ESU #1 SPED director recognized for hard work
     ESU #1 Special Ed Director Stuart Clark was recently named Special Education Director of the Year by the Nebraska Association of Special Education Supervisors.
     On July 26, Stuart was recognized in front of administrators from all across the state during the Administrator Days awards luncheon in Kearney.
     Stuart models excellence on a daily basis, embracing his role as a leader. His facilitation skills, ability to understand student behavior and his knowledge of special education finances are just few things he is known for. People in both general and special education seek out his guidance and advice. Stuart goes above and beyond to tackle every challenge set before him. His unfailing enthusiasm, dedication and innovation demonstrate what an outstanding administrator he is.

    Please join us in congratulating Stuart on this well-deserved honor!

Randolph principals earn honor 2 years in a row
     Mary Miller, principal of Randolph Elementary School, was recently honored as Region III’s 2018 Elementary Principal of the Year. She has been the elementary principal in Randolph for five years.
     The Randolph school district also had a noteworthy year in 2017 when Dennis Bazata was honored as secondary principal of the year.

      Please join us in congratulating Mary Miller and the Randolph community on this continued excellence!

Wausa business teacher earns national honor
      Dawn Friedrich, business educator at Wausa Public Schools, has been named the 2018 National Secondary Business Educator of the Year by the National Business Education Association (NBEA) at the national convention March 26-30 in Baltimore.
      The award was presented by NBEA national president Diane Fisher during the NBEA Awards luncheon.
      In other exciting news, Friedrich will be sending twelve students to the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Nationals in Baltimore, MD, this summer. With the twelve students going this year, Friedrich has now lead 50 students to the national level.
      Please join us in congratulating Dawn Friedrich and thanking her for all of her hard work. Way to go!

Strahm recognized with award at Lincoln meeting
      Northern Early Learning Connection Partnership Coordinator Susan Strahm was honored at the State Leadership Team meeting in Lincoln recently with the Nebraska Association for the Education of Young Children 2018 Distinguished Service to Children Award. Her fellow ELC Coordinator for Southeast Nebraska, Cara Small, nominated her for the award, and it was presented by Tracy Gordon, Executive Director of NEAEYC.     
      Susan has been working tirelessly with the Early Learning Connection on behalf of children and early childhood educators for 18 years. Susan was key in the development of the ELC system for professional development in Nebraska.
      Join us in congratulating Susan on a well deserved recognition and award! We thank her for all she has done for children, families and early childhood educators in northeast Nebraska.

Using Data to Guide Action for School Improvement
     “Using Data to Guide Action for School Improvement” was a collaborative project between the Nebraska Department of Education, the Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council and North Central Comprehensive Center. A Data Guidebook and Facilitators’ Guide were generated from this project and piloted by three northeast Nebraska schools — Niobrara, South Sioux City and Walthill.


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