In Nebraska, Early Childhood Planning Region Teams function as local inter-agency coordinating councils. There are 28 Planning Regions in the state. Each one covers a specific geographic area, ranging from one school district to several counties. Every area of the state is within the boundaries of a Planning Region.
Planning Region Teams provide the community level mechanism for planning and assisting with the implementation of the Early Intervention Act. The purpose of the Act is to support healthy families who are able to make their own decisions to have access to services and resources as early as possible. Specifically, the responsibilities of the local PRT include:
Lincoln Public Schools and the Early Development Network in Lincoln chair the meetings for PRT #18. The meetings are held the second Monday of every month from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Lincoln Public Schools district office at 5905 O Street. Each team is required by law to include representatives from:
If you are interested in attending a meeting please contact Cassie Macke at 402-436-1920.
Local Agencies Supporting Planning Region Team #18:
402-436-1968 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Supervisor of Early Intervention Program
402-436-1675 | email@example.com
Early Childhood – Preschool Program Supervisor
402-436-1996 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Budget Coordinator
402-436-1876 | email@example.com