As caring adults in young children’s lives we play a major role in setting the stage for lifelong learning, discovery and success. Nebraska Extension is committed to providing research-based strategies to help you support the holistic development of the young child in your care.

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The Learning Child

Early childhood teachers can become inspired math teachers-seeing math in children’s literature and everyday routines, communicating their own excitement, and making significant improvements in children’s math learning by understanding the Big Ideas.

Three Online Lessons: You must attend all three classes live

Need FREE continuing education hours? Don’t want to travel? Pull up a comfortable chair and join us on the web! Hours approved in the states of Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa & South Dakota for childcare providers. 

There are 2 Web-based Sessions for Early Childhood Professionals left - 

Presenter: Anne Meeker Watson
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 9am-1pm (snacks only/no lunch)
Cost: $12 - No refunds for no shows
Location: Holt County Annex, 128 N 6th Street, O’Neill, NE 68763

Songs and Strategies to Support Young Children with Challenging Behaviors

We are bringing you a one-day conference of diverse experts to share evidence-based practices, resources, ideas, and the latest in research for fostering quality early learning experiences for children 0-8 years old that you can attend from the comfort of your own home.


We have a wonderful opportunity to collect information from working pregnant women living in rural Nebraska and need your help. We want to hear these women’s ideas about infant care as well as their plans after their baby is born!

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