Human Relations Training

Human Relations Training is required for anyone who holds an educator certificate or permit in Nebraska and is outlined in Nebraska Revised Statute 79-807.

The six skills covered in the training are as follows:

  1. An awareness and understanding of the values, lifestyles, contributions, and history of a pluralistic society.
  2. The ability to recognize and deal with dehumanizing biases, including but not limited to sexism, racism, prejudice, and discrimination, and an awareness of the impact such biases have on interpersonal relations.
  3. The ability to translate knowledge of human relations into attitudes, skills, and techniques which result in favorable experiences for students.
  4. The ability to recognize the ways in which dehumanizing biases may be reflected in instructional materials.
  5. Respect for human dignity and individual rights; and
  6. The ability to relate effectively to other individuals and to groups in a pluralistic society other than the teacher’s own.

Central Community College – CCC offers a two week class that is scheduled throughout the semester. The cost of the one credit hour course is $110. To register or for more information, call 308-398-7412 or visit their website at https://www.cccneb.edu/educ

Peru State College – PSC offers a three week class each semester. The cost of the course is $395. To enroll, call 402-872-2314 or email GraduatePrograms@Peru.edu for more information.

Wayne State College – WSC offers an eight week class and costs $299. Call 402-375-7539 or 402-375-7164 or email ebs@wsc.edu for more information.

Chadron State College – CSC continues to offer their eight week course each semester. More information on the course can be found on their website at https://www.csc.edu/admissions/human-relations-training-educ-271.

University of Nebraska at Kearney – More information on the UNK course can be found on their website at https://www.unk.edu/academics/ecampus/degrees-programs/substitute-teaching-module.php.

Bellevue University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 230 No 2

Central Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
SOCI 2150 Yes 3
PRVD 1040 Yes 1

Chadron State College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDAD 631 Yes 3
EDUC 271/270 Yes 1
EDUC 415E No 1
EDUC 415S No 1
EDUC 443 Yes 1
COUN 535 Yes 3
PDCE 201 Yes 1

College of Saint Mary

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDU 375 Yes 3
EDU 575 Yes 3

Concordia University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
COU 503 Yes 3
EDUC 225 No 3
EDUC 424 No 3
EDUC 526 Yes 3
EDUC 570 Yes 3
EDUC 650 Yes 3

Creighton University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDU 170 No 3
EDU 535 No 3
EDU 692 Yes 3
EDL 614 Yes 3
EDL 624 Yes 3
COU 667 Yes 3
ILD 801 Yes 3
ILD 822 Yes 3

Doane University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
COU 630 No 3
EDU 211 No 3
EDU 624 No 3
EDU 905 No 3
ESD 920 No 3

Grace University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
ED 203 No 2
ED 511 No 2

Hastings College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 382 No 4
EDUC 582 No 4

Little Priest Tribal College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
SOCI 2150 No 3

Midland University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDU 207 Yes 1
EDU 220 No 3
EDU 521 Partially 3

Metropolitan Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 2030 No 3

Mid-Plains Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
SOCI 2150 No 3
SOCI 1020 Yes 1

Nebraska Indian Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 2030 No 3

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 2850 No 3
EDUC 5210 Yes 3

Northeast Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
SOCI 2150 Yes 3

Peru State College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 255 Yes 3
EDUC 505 Yes 3
INS 500 Yes 1

Southeast Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
ACFS 1000 Yes 1
SOCI 2150 No 3

Union College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDUC 225 No 1
EDUC 342 No 1

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Course Number Online Credit Hours
CSP 856 No 3
EDAD 831 plus EDAD 870 or EDAD 851 Yes 3
EDAD 848 plus EDAD 870 or EDAD 851 Yes 3
TE 204 No 3
TE 306 No 2
TE 401, TE 402 & TE 403 (must take all three) Yes 3
TE 408 Yes 1
TE 808P Yes 1
TE 831 Yes 6
TE 833 Yes 6

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDPA 868 No 3
EDPS 948 No 3
ETHN 217 No 3
ETHN 330 No 3
MUSC 839 No 3
MUSC 280 No 3
SLPA 488 No 3
SLPA 888 No 3
SOC 217 No 3
TEAC 330 No 3
TEAC 813J No 3
TEAC 840D No 3
TEAC 861 No 3
TEAC 861A No 3

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Course Number Online Credit Hours
COUN 8520 No 3
EDL 8720 (EDAD 8720) Yes 1
TED 2200 (EDUC 2030) No 3
SPED 4550/8556 No 3
TED 8130 Partially 3
TED 8150 Partially 3
TED 8160 Partially 3
TED 8180 Partially 3
TED 8210 Partially 3
TED 8280 Partially 3
TED 8800 Partially 3
TED 9200 Partially 3

Wayne State College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDU 275 No 3
EDU 457 Yes 1
EDU 557 Yes 1
SPD 500 Yes 3
CSL 547 Yes 3

Western Nebraska Community College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
SOCI 2150 Yes 3

York College

Course Number Online Credit Hours
EDU 343 Yes 3
GRS 5341 Yes 3

Writing and Submitting a Narrative for the Human Relations Training Requirement

Your narrative must be affirmed and/or validated by the signature of a supervisor who is familiar with your employment experience. The narrative must be a least one detailed typed page for each skill. Each skill must be addressed from the stand point of what you specifically have done to acquire the skill.  Please communicate with your analyst to determine whether you qualify to meet the Human Relations Training Requirement through writing a narrative.  

Six Skills Required for the Human Relations Training Requirement

An awareness and understanding of the values, lifestyles, contributions, and history of a pluralistic society;

The ability to recognize and deal with dehumanizing biases, including but not limited to, sexism, racism, prejudice, and discrimination, and an awareness of the impact such biases have on interpersonal relations;

The ability to translate knowledge of human relations into attitudes, skills, and techniques which result in favorable experiences for students;
The ability to recognize the ways in which dehumanizing biases may be reflected in instructional materials;

Respect for human dignity and individual rights; and

The ability to relate effectively to other individuals and to groups in a pluralistic society other than the teacher’s own.

Format to Use When Writing a Narrative

The following is an abbreviated example of an acceptable format for writing a narrative, which will verify the HRT skills have been met through employment experience.

First Skill: An awareness and understanding of the values, lifestyles, contributions, and history of a pluralistic society;

When Alpha School closed due to depopulation, and other demographic factors, I transferred to Beta School, which served a widely diverse population of the city. Faculty was highly dedicated to the 65% minority students. I was impressed immediately that the faculty addressed student needs without favoritism of some racial/cultural type that I had expected. I learned there are special skills needed to address the minority needs while preserving self-image and I learned these from my fellow faculty at Beta. The cultural sensitivities of American Indian children were especially revealing to me. Some of the learned special skills which I implemented in the classroom are ………

Second Skill: Continue with each skill as indicated above.

Sign your name and include your social security number.

REQUIRED VERIFICATION AND SIGNATURE

Having personal knowledge of (NAME) employment experiences, I hereby verify that the above statements are true to the best of my knowledge.
SIGNATURE WITH TITLE OR RELATIONSHIP

Updated November 18, 2022 1:05pm