Partner Spotlight

The 21st CCLC Partner Spotlight highlights the work of organizations committed to partnering with afterschool and summer programs across Nebraska. Featured partners have demonstrated a commitment to working with program leaders and staff to identify ways to mutually accomplish identified goals. Contact the featured partners to explore the possibilities for bringing unique and engaging learning opportunities to your students.

We have a NEW Partner Spotlight Organization!


University of Nebraska State Museum

March 2022

We promote discovery of our natural world and world cultures. We accomplish our mission through research, museum collections, learner-centered educational programs, and public exhibitions.

University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall


Beyond School Bells websiteBeyond School Bells


NASA Nebraska Space Grant website
NASA Nebraska Space Grant


Nebraska English learners program website link
NDE: Nebraska English Learner Program


Nebraska forest service website linkNebraska aboretum program link
Nebraska Forest Service / Nebraska Statewide Arboretum


Nebraska Library Commission


About NRDs | Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts


Read Aloud Nebraska

Click2Science websiteClick2Science


KNB website link

Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom


Nutrition Services linkNDE: Nutrition Services


Nebraska Game and Parks linkNebraska Game and Parks


NDE: Nebraska Migrant Education


NPPD logoNebraska Public Power District


Nebraska Extension websiteUniversity of Nebraska Lincoln Extension-Nebraska 4-H

KNB website linkKeep Nebraska Beautiful


Nebraska council on economic education website link

Nebraska Council on Economic Education



Nebraska extension master gardener volunteer program website linkNebraska Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program


Nebraska Healthy Schools ProgramNDE: Nebraska Healthy Schools


Nebraska Museums Association linkNebraska Museums Association

The Bay

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Listings are from current Partner Spotlight organizations and include professional development and funding opportunities relevant to program leaders and staff working in afterschool/summer programs.

The Right Stuff: Next Level Leadership
Friday, July 8, 2022, 9AM – 3:45 PM MT, Panhandle Research, Extension, & Education Center, Scottsbluff, NE
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9AM – 3:45 PM CT, Hardin Hall Auditorium, UNL East Campus, Lincoln, NE

ENHANCE your leadership skills, ENGAGE in lifelong learning, and INCREASE your earning potential! Nebraska 4-H Tech Changemakers is hosting a Leadercast 2022 – The One Thing event, along with some interactive training. Our target audience is working adults, though high school youth are welcome to attend as well.
Join us on campus at the Hardin Hall Auditorium or at the Panhandle Research, Extension, & Education Center. Lunch, resources, and door prizes will be provided!

If you are looking for high quality professional development during the summer, consider attending the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Summer Symposium, July 19-21, 2022. Registration is free.

Information is available at

Good Living Camp
July 31 – August 4
Ages 14 – 18 (High School)
Location: State 4-H Camp in Halsey, NE

Registration scholarships are available.

Partners include Rabble Mill, Nebraska 4-H, Beyond Schools Bells, Center for Rural Affairs, and NE Community Foundation
Questions contact Katie B Temple,

If you interested in being recognized as a Partner Spotlight organization, or if you are currently a Partner Spotlight organization and would like to post an upcoming professional development or funding opportunity on this site, contact Kim Larson,

Updated June 14, 2022 11:33am