• Sunrise view of ESU #1 Central Office in Wakefield
    ESU #1 Central Office



Nebraska’s Summer Food Service Program, which provides free summer meals to kids and teens (ages 1-18), may be available in your area at select locations. The meals help ensure children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is out of session for the summer. There are many open summer meal sites throughout Nebraska. Call 211 or text FOOD to 877-877 to find locations.

Visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocksor https:// www.education.ne.gov/ns/sfsp/ for more info.

Proudly Serving Children

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

ESU1 has more than 120 employees serving students in 6 counties. ... See MoreSee Less

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Area school districts are surveyed annually, asked to rate the services they receive through ESU1 and to comment on any additional services their district would like to have provided to them. ... See MoreSee Less

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