Nebraska Instructional Materials Collaborative

Because materials matter for all Nebraska students.

Tuesday, June 11 &  Wednesday 12
9:00am – 3:00p.m. MST

Nebraska Materials Adaptation Project Training

The Nebraska Materials Adaptation Project for Journeys and Wonders will help you and your teachers know how to focus on what matters most for developing proficient and confident readers, writers, listeners and speakers while working towards college- and career- readiness.

Note: Those that do not use Journeys or Wonders are welcome to join the training and will receive transferable learning about high-quality instructional materials and a potential model of adapting your own materials for better alignment.

Nebraska Materials Adaptation Project Training Flyer

Registration is Closed

Thursday, July 25th and Friday, July 26th,
8:00-4:00 pm (CST).

Strengthening the Core: Leading Instructional Change.  The overall goal of the experience is to deepen educator knowledge of the instructional shifts in ELA, mathematics, and science, and identify the implications these shifts have on classroom instruction, instructional materials selection, and professional learning to improve outcomes for all students.  Additional information is below:


What will I gain from participating?

  • An understanding of the NDE’s vision to support teaching and learning.
  • Deeper knowledge and skills that support foundational college and career-ready instruction for ELA, mathematics, and science.
  • Tools and resources to assess the current state of college and career ready standards, instruction, and assessment in your district.
  • An opportunity to build a coherent plan that connects classroom instruction, instructional materials, and professional learning.


Who should participate?

District and/or School Curriculum Leaders & Supervisors, Instructional Coaches, ESU Staff Developers, Lead Teachers, Department Heads, Teacher Preparation Faculty, etc. (Note: Ideally, we encourage teams of 2-4 per school.  Teams should include at least one person who has influence over implementation of standards, curriculum, or are responsible for making decisions about teaching and learning).


When and where is the professional learning being held?

The experience will be Thursday, July 25th and Friday, July 26th (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. both days) at ESU 10 (76 Plaza Blvd, Kearney, NE 68845). Participants must make every effort to participate in both days of the experience.


What is the cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend, and participants will NOT receive any reimbursement for expenses. A working lunch will be provided both days.

Registration is Closed