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School-Age Connections

School Age Connections

School Age Connections is a multifaceted online set of modules offering education about school-age children to teachers, caregivers, and parents across Nebraska and beyond. 

School Age Connections consists of three modules. Click here for a complete syllabus.

  1. Understanding the Development of the School Age Child
  2. Successful Programming for School Age Children
  3. Guidance for Working with School Age Children

Requirements of the modules include reading information, viewing video, completing assignments and taking short tests. All assignments and tests must be completed and graded prior to the end of the module.

A limited number of users can participate in a School Age Connections module at any one time.  Therefore, participants must first pre-register. To pre-register, click here.

Upon assurance that space is available, payment of a $10.00 per module fee is required.  Please do not send payment until you are requested to do so.  When the fee has been paid, participants will receive an email with the link to the course, a username and a password.  Participants will be allowed 30 days to complete a module.  By satisfactorily completing a module, participants will receive 5 in-service clock hours.  To find a complete list of School Age Connections policies and procedures, click here.

For general information, contact:  Linda Meyers, 402-471-2980, linda.meyers@nebraska.gov

For specific questions about School Age Connections, contact one of the following:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm central time, except for observed holidays.

Application process and login:  Tammi Hicken, 402-471-3184, tammi.hicken@nebraska.gov
School Age Connections content:  Julie Jones-Branch, jjonesbranch@yahoo.com
Technical assistance with Moodle:  Drew Worster, 402-471-0533, drew.worster@nebraska.gov