Professional Development

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           District Trainings                 
Content Areas Principal Cadre
Perkins – NCE Title I

Professional Development Wiki 

CIP – School Improvement
New Teacher Academy


TDA Writing/Scoring/Data Retreat ACT Implementation/Writing

If you have questions or need immediate assistance, please contact Bev Tillema: (402)887-5041 x1221 or

Deb Wragge, Coordinator
(402) 887-5041 Ext. 1230
ddwragge@esu8.orgDeb’s roles as a professional developer include:

  • CSIP – NDE Data Literacies, Nebraska Frameworks and AdvancED
  • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Creation and Support
  • NWEA – MAP and MPG Certified Trainer
  • Writing – Close Writing, 6-Trait training for novice to expert writers
  • Carl A. Perkins ESU 8 Consortium Coordinator & Carl A. Perkins ESU 1, 8 & 17 Collaboration Shared-Leader/Coordinator
Heidi Rethmeier
(402) 887-5041 Ext. 1229heidi.rethmeier@esu8ne.orgMy role as a staff developer is to support and build teacher and administrator effectiveness in improving student achievement. Areas I support include the Marzano instructional model, NeSA, NWEA-MAP, C4L, STEM, CIP, data analysis, and New Teacher Academy.
Stephanie Wanek
(402) 887-5041 Ext. 1231
swanek@esu8.orgLike my colleagues, I work with schools on school improvement, curriculum, instruction, and assessment.  My areas of focus are Reading, Language Arts, DIBELS, Art, paraprofessional training, continuous improvement, NWEA-MAP, and the Marzano instructional model.
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