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

As the situation remains fluid in the coming weeks, our intent is to find ways to assist area schools so students gain as much knowledge as possible during the remainder of the school year, and to help get students ready for next fall. What that looks like is still a work in progress, and will be different for each school.

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 is not currently offering laminating services. We apologize for any inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

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During 2018-19, our ECSE and EDN programs served 235 children by providing evaluations, consultations or direct services. Of the children served, 152 were birth-2 years old and 83 were 3-5 years old. ... See MoreSee Less

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