ESU 13 SPED Weekly Message

March 23, 2015

Ghost Boy Book

If you were not able to be at the Special Education Department meeting during Friday's inservice, I have a book waiting to be delivered to you. It is about a man named Martin Pistorious. It is a great book that reminds us to look beyond the label and into the potential of the children we see. His website: has more information about his story in addition to some AAC articles. I've attached the video below if you would like to see it again.
'Ghost Boy' Survives Over A Decade Trapped In His Body | NBC Nightly News

Now Hiring!

We are advertising for the following positions at ESU 13:

Autism Spectrum Disorders Coordinator

Speech-Language Pathologist

Early Childhood Special Education

VALTS Social Studies Teacher

If you know of anyone who would be interested, please encourage them to apply! Application information is available on our website.

Inspiring Others

Nominations have slowed considerably so we hope to have a massive amount of them coming in this week!! We know you are doing great things in your work with students in the panhandle. Now is the time to spotlight your co-workers!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

ESU 13 Closed

Friday, April 3rd, 12am to Monday, April 6th, 11:45pm

ESU 13

Rule 52 FAQs

Tuesday, April 21st, 3:30pm

ESU 13 Scottsbluff & Through DL

Rule 52 has been around for a little while now and we have found that there are still a few questions that linger for professionals. Join us for a fun trivia challenge to help you get to the bottom of your Rule 52 questions. It will be a fun time with your colleagues to get answers to those Early Childhood Special Education questions that have been burning in your mind.


SPED Best Practice Meeting

Tuesday, May 12th, 3:30pm

ESU 13 (DL Sites)

End of The Year In-Service

Thursday, May 21st, 8:30am

4215 Avenue I

Scottsbluff, NE

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