The Learning Child in Seward County

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The Learning Child team supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives by providing information and resources about early childhood development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery and success.

Accountability Region Map

The Learning Child - Statewide

The Learning Child [TLC] in Nebraska provides you affordable, research-based, educational programs, and resources. Information in each program is based on research from faculty right here in Nebraska. Our goal is to empower all adults who care for young children by providing high-quality professional development that sets the stage for lifelong learning, discovery, and success. We’re here to help you take what you’ve learned from training and research and put it into practice!

To better serve all Nebraskans, Nebraska Extension has organized Extension Educators into Accountability Regions. Each Educator has a group of counties where they are expected to connect with clientele in their focus area. They provide a strong linkage to Extension programs, products, and training for businesses, organizations, and communities. Your local Educator, Kara Kohel, currently serves Seward, York, Merrick, Hamilton, Polk, Butler, Platte, and Colfax Counties.

The Learning Child Statewide Website 

The Learning Child 2020 Impact At-A-Glance 

Your Local Educator

Kara received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Child, Youth and Family Studies from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She has served individuals and families across the lifespan in various settings. She offers a variety of statewide Learning Child programs and resources and has expertise in grandparenting and intergenerational programming in early childhood settings.

View Kara's Program Bio