Nebraska CAFE Resources
Resources and Family Videos
Engaging Families on Wellness and Habits for Success
Sep 19, 2023
A discussion with content area experts about how to start the school year with wellness and habits for success.
- Deb Anderson – District Mental Health Liaison, Papillion-La Vista
- Julie Alcorn – Former Sandhills Region School Counselor
- Susan Martinez – Counselor & Social Worker, Scottsbluff
- Amber Hartsock – NDE School Mental Health Specialist
School and Community Groups at Work
November 1, 2022
You can be part of building a successful community group at your school. Hear from parents and afterschool organizers about the challenges they needed to overcome in order to create a school and community group that works.
Educator and Caregiver Shortages that affect our Children
September 6, 2022
The national shortage in educators and caregivers is affecting Nebraska as well. What has been done and what can we do?”
View the recording from the Sept 6th NE CAFE.
- Shannon Gibson, PreK/Elementary School Counselor Omaha Nation School, Macy, NE.
- Kathy Moldenhauer, Assistant Principal Roper Elementary School, Lincoln, NE.
- Krista Meyer, Parent
- Todd Schmeeckle, Parent
How to get Your School to Listen to You: Bullying Prevention (pptx)
Cesar Torres, NDE School Safety
January 13, 2022
We are excited to invite you to an important discussion in how families can collaborate with schools to support their students emotional and behavioral wellbeing. We will discuss practices families can model and engage in with their students at home to help build their student’s ability to cope with current stressors. Most importantly, we will give an overview of mental health resources within Nebraska so that families can seek emotional and mental wellbeing to support for their student when needed.
Discussion leaders include:
Cesar Torres, Doctoral Student Specializing in School Psychology and Bullying, UNL Bullying Intern, NDE
Mariella Resendiz Alvarado, State Coordinator of Full-Service Community Schools, NDE
- If you could share a message to other parents what would it be?
- What have your children done that you are proud of?
Elliott Elementary, Lincoln, NE Parent Share
Prescott Elementary, Lincoln, NE Parent Share
November 12, 2020- Technology Resources Shared by Dorann Avey, NDE
Resources for Using and Learning Canvas for Nebraska Educators and Families: https://esu2.instructure.com/courses/354?fbclid=IwAR3_o-sairZ2cscQeaGbYTEt8GPls8IVgUSFviM5ZHwbFxomsk-4CgNbn-o
Or access on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/thecanvasenthusiast/#_=_
Here is a link to videos for parents on commonly used digital applications: https://ltcillinois.org/services/sparkvideos/
Educational Service Units have created this site for teachers who are needing help with remote learning: https://sites.google.com/esucc.org/remotelearning/home