Advisory Committees




PLANNING REGION 21

OVERVIEW

 

Planning Region 21 is an organized group of parents and community

professionals responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation

of Early Intervention Services. Planning Region 21 represents Millard Public

Schools and it's families.

 

The purpose of the Planning team is to assist in the planning and development

of family-centered, community-based services for all children, with emphasis on

those with disabilities, birth to age five.



MEMBERS


Ellen Bennett

Respite Network


Kim Bolan

Eucation/CoChair

kmbolan@mpsomaha.org


Luis Correa

Parent of child with special needs


Kristy Feden

Sarpy County Head Start


Stacy Felker

Parent of child with special needs


Toby Frost

Parent of child with special needs 


Amber Groteluschen

DHSS


Jennifer Haggart

Early Learning Connection


Chris Janovec

Education

 

Kerry Kernen

Douglas County Health


Andrea Kidd

Under-served Populations

 

Cheris Kite

Education


 



Denise Larson

Education


Christine McKinney

Services Coordinator


Janet Miller

Respite Network


Jessica Newton

Parent of child with special needs


Amber Pullman

Children's Respite Care Center


Sara Reiff

Services Coordinator


Emily Rokon

Parent of child with special needs


Emily Schlater

Services Coordinator


Kiara Taylor

SIxpence Home Visitor

 

Dixie Trevarthen

ATP/Education


Jean Ubbelohde

Education/Chair

jrubbelohde@mpsomaha.org

 

Amber Washburn

Services Coordinator








 


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2017 - 2018 MEETINGS

 

All meetings are held at Millard’s Don Stroh Administration Center

(DSAC) located at 5606 South 147th Street.  Meetings begin at

12:00 noon and should last about an hour. Click on the links below for

previous meeting minutes. 


September 15th, 2017

November 10th, 2017

January 19th, 2018

March 16th, 2018

May 18th, 2018



We welcome those who are interested in attending a meeting or joining Planning Region 21.  Please contact Jean Ubbelohde at jrubbelohde@mpsomaha.org or 402-715-8302 for more information.








GRANT OPPORTUNITIES


If you are a parent  of a child with special needs and plan to attend a conference or workshop on topics associated with helping your child, you may be eligible for a grant.   Each year, funds are set aside to help families be able to attend conferences without having to worry about the cost. Grants are not based on financial need.  Please contact Kim Bolan to find out how to apply for a grant today. kmbolan@mpsomaha.org



If you are a childcare provider located in the Millard Public Schools district, grant opportunities may be available to you when attending trainings/conferences provided by the Nebraska Early Learning Network. Required trainings such as CPR, First Aid,Safe Sleep, etc do not qualify. Please contact Kim Bolan kmbolan@mpsomaha.org to see if you are eligible to receive a grant to help with funding.








EARLY CHILDHOOD ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Millard Public Schools, along with community partners vested in early childhood education, meet together to work collaboratively for ways to best serve all young children and families in the district and maximize all available resources for the community's use.  Meetings are open for anyone to attend.  For more information on the Early Childhood Advisory Committee, or if you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Cheris Kite at cakite@mpsomaha.org or 402-715-1431.


All meetings are from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

  • October 26th, 2017
  • February 22nd, 2018
  • May 17th, 2018


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