Proudly Serving Children

by serving school districts in Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Knox, Thurston and Wayne counties in northeast Nebraska.

Educational Service Unit #1 is headquartered in Wakefield and provides a wide range of services to 22 school districts, including professional development, digital learning and internet services, and student support for individuals with special needs.

Educational Service Units were created by the Nebraska Unicameral in 1965. The purpose of the ESU is to provide services that individual school districts cannot economically or efficiently provide for themselves.

Providing Innovation, Leadership and Service

ESU #1 will model excellence by helping schools increase educators effectiveness and student learning as a result of expert services.

What's New With ESU #1

The ESU 1 School Psychology Program provides services in consultation, assessment and intervention to assist educators, parents and other professionals in understanding the learning, social-emotional and behavioral needs of students, and in identifying effective strategies to help children be successful learners. ... See MoreSee Less

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The ESU 1 Deaf Education Program provides direct and consultative services to students from birth to 21 years of age who have verified hearing loss. ... See MoreSee Less

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The ESU 1 service area covers 2,926 square miles and includes more than 12,000 students and nearly 1,200 teachers. ... See MoreSee Less

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