Welcome to ESU 15

Educational Service Unit #15 was established according to Nebraska State Statutes 79-201 through 79-1243.  ESU 15 is an intermediate agency providing educational services to southwestern Nebraska schools in Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Hayes, Hitchcock, and Red Willow Counties.  Included in these counties are nine K-12 districts and one K-8 parochial school.  The area served covers approximately 5,041 square miles and includes approximately 3,543 K-12 students and 402 teachers.  ESU 15 provides "core services" as defined in Nebraska statutes.  ESU 15 employees 28 staff members to serve our member schools.

Educational Service Unit #15 is governed by an elected board of 10 members, one representative from each of the established districts.  The Legislature through LB 603 requires Nebraska ESUs to align election districts according to population.  Educational Service Unit #15 is divided into ten election districts of equal or substantially equal population.  The Educational Service Unit #15 board meets monthly at the educational service offices.

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Educational Service Unit 15 News

  • Jul 18, 2024
    Summary of Upcoming Events Fall 2024

    Summary of Upcoming Events Fall 2024

    Back To School is approaching quickly. Here at ESU 15, we strive to provide professional development opportunities to all of our district schools. Here are a few upcoming events.

  • Jul 8, 2024
    EL Achieve Workshop - July 22nd-24th

    EL Achieve Workshop - July 22nd-24th

    Registration deadline has been extended to July 17th!

    Register Here

    Contact Sara Calvert at scalvert@esu15.org with any questions

  • Jul 3, 2024
    Teacher's Toolkit - Make & Take Workshop

    Teacher's Toolkit - Make & Take Workshop

    Bring a unit of study you'd like to organize; work on lesson plans, make posters, flash cards, presentations, & so much more!  Put together some ideas to enhance your teaching & classroom this next school year - give those creative thoughts a swirl!

    Thursday, August 1st - Register Early - Limited to 15

    9am - 2pm at ESU 15 Trenton - $40 per person includes lunch & limited supply of color copies, laminating & poster printing on a variety of material as well as Cricut machine access.

    Open to all educators within the ESU 15 District Schools - click the link for additional details & to register!

    Register Here

  • Jun 25, 2024
    ESU 15 Fall Kickoff

    ESU 15 Fall Kickoff

  • Jun 12, 2024
    Administrative Assistants & Office Tech Workshop - June 6th

    Administrative Assistants & Office Tech Workshop - June 6th

    What an amazing day at ESU 15! Thank you to everyone that made this day possible & to those that were able to attend!

    On June 6th, several school secretaries, business managers, & administrative assistants from our ESU 15 district schools & our own from ESU 15 gathered to collaborate, learn AI, Canva, Google, & so many more tips via Zoom. Led by Dr. Lynne Herr from ESU 6 & Jackie Ediger, over 50 participants (ESU 6 & 15) learned time saving & new features to help make their district's office environment run more smoothly along with a few tips to help make their after-school time a little more relaxed & organized.

    Save the Date - This unique workshop geared towards school secretaries, business/office managers, administrative assistants & other staff that work in the office, will return to ESU 15 next summer with evern more tips, tricks, & time-saving ideas for our district schools on June 3, 2025!

  • Jun 5, 2024
    Dundy County Stratton Schools - JAG ProgramEmployment Opportunities

    Dundy County Stratton Schools - JAG Program Employment Opportunities

    -Dundy County Stratton Schools in Benkelman, Nebraska - Check out this great opportunity to work in their new JAG Progam. Details are on the flyer - Scan the QR code today!

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