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Wednesday, July 27 • 10:45am - 11:30am
Together, Better: Maximizing Community Impact Through Partnership

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The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and the NDE have embarked on an innovative family-community-schools partnership leveraging ESSER funds. This session will feature key NCFF and NDE staff to share about the strategies in the "Together, Better" initiative including community schools pilots, family engagement/literacy centers, systems involved youth supports, and summer and after school. Listen in on our session and be sure to stop by NCFF's booth to learn more!


Jeff Cole

Nebraska Children and Family Foundation

Marti Beard

Vice President of Early Childhood/Communities for Kids
Prior to her work at NCFF she worked in child welfare programs, seeing first hand the difference that a good beginning makes for children.  She developed the Communities for Kids initiative model starting from one community five years ago to over 50 today working with local communities... Read More →

Joe DiCostanzo

Vice President, Education, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Joe is focused on education and career policy and practice improvement strategies at Nebraska Children. He is the Foundation lead for Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) and facilitates the Fostering Achievement in Nebraska network and postsecondary education systems reform and... Read More →
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Lane Carr

Administrator, Office of Policy & Strategic Initiatives, NDE
Lane has served as the Administrator for the Office of Policy and Strategic Initiatives since September 2021. In this role, he coordinates agency- and statewide-initiatives and projects, and helps ideate, research, write, implement, and monitor education policies affecting Nebraska's... Read More →

Wednesday July 27, 2022 10:45am - 11:30am CDT
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