Our staff provide education as adjunct instructors and guest speakers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha and Metropolitan Community College, and serve on graduate dissertation committees for students enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and UNMC. Courses are taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level and include:
- Program Evaluation
- Early Childhood
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Doctoral Seminar
Representatives from our department serve on the University of Nebraska Graduate Program in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education (NU-EI/ECSE) faculty institute. The NU-EI/ECSE program is dedicated to preparing professionals to support excellent outcomes for young children birth to age 5 with disabilities and their families. The University of Nebraska graduate program in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education prepares professionals to work with young children birth to age 5 with delays and disabilities and their families. The program currently is being developed and will be a University of Nebraska system-wide program designed for those students majoring in early childhood special education across the four NU campuses.
Community education and outreach activities include:
- Consultation to the Nebraska Department of Education.
- Statewide trainings for early childhood professionals on classroom observations, parent-child interactions, and quality home visitation practices.
- Presentations at state and national meetings to promote high-quality program evaluations, parent engagement, parent-school partnerships, high-quality early childhood settings, parent-child interactions and early childhood social-emotional competence.