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 AT MORRILL HALL

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

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Beyond School Bells websiteBeyond School Bells
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NASA Nebraska Space Grant website
NASA Nebraska Space Grant
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Nebraska English learners program website link
NDE: Nebraska English Learner Program
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Nebraska forest service website linkNebraska aboretum program link
Nebraska Forest Service / Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
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Nebraska Library Commission

 

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

 


Read Aloud Nebraska

Click2Science websiteClick2Science
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KNB website link

Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom
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Nutrition Services linkNDE: Nutrition Services

 

Nebraska Game and Parks linkNebraska Game and Parks
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NDE: Nebraska Migrant Education
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NPPD logoNebraska Public Power District
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Nebraska Extension websiteUniversity of Nebraska Lincoln Extension-Nebraska 4-H

KNB website linkKeep Nebraska Beautiful
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Nebraska council on economic education website link

Nebraska Council on Economic Education

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Nebraska extension master gardener volunteer program website linkNebraska Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program
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Nebraska Healthy Schools ProgramNDE: Nebraska Healthy Schools
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Nebraska Museums Association linkNebraska Museums Association
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The Bay
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
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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.


Mental Health and Well-being of Children and Adolescents
Please join us for the upcoming StayConnected webinar led by our afterschool partner, Jessie Coffey, on the topic of mental health and well-being of children and adolescents. Attendees will have a chance to receive a kit of supplies to create their own calming corner in their afterschool program. See flyer below for details.

Date: May 5, 2022
Time:12:00 to 12:30 CT
Zoom link:
https://educationne.zoom.us/j/7014678551
Meeting ID: 701 467 8551

Questions? Contact Jessie Coffey, Nebraska Department of Education, jessie.coffey@nebraska.gov


Nebraska Extension MARATHON KIDS 2022 Coach Trainings
April 21 – West Point, NE
April 22 – Lincoln, NE
April 28 – North Platte, NE
June 8th – Virtual

Questions? Contact Mariah Newmyer, Nebraska Extension, mariah.newmyer@unl.edu


Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training, May 13, 2022

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.
The mission of QPR is to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.  QPR will train people to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help.   We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.

Questions? Contact Kayla Leintz, Region V Systems, kleintz@region5systems.net


Upcoming Webinar on 10 Practices for Developing an Engineering Mindset Time: May 18, 2022 02:00 PM Central Time

Learn more about the 10 Practices for Developing an Engineering Mindset that form the foundation of the brand-new Click2Engineering project. These are practices engineers utilize in their work, and that researchers in engineering education identify as key to helping youth learn about engineering. This webinar will introduce each practice and how it contributes to developing an engineering mindset. Activities that incorporate these mindset-developing practices can transform out of school time learning about engineering.

Join Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/97860687830
Meeting ID: 978 6068 7830

Questions? Contact Saundra Wever Frerichs, 4-H Science Education Specialist UNL, sfrerichs3@unl.edu

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, kim.larson@nebraska.gov.

Updated May 3, 2022 3:41pm