Early Childhood Team

The Learning Community Center of North Omaha is home base for our early childhood and family engagement partnership. We're working together with families and children in the Kellom-Conestoga community because we all want children to succeed in school.

Family Engagement

Jamalia Parker
Director of Family Engagement Services                                 

Family Engagement Team


Clinical Teaching

Kathy Halverson-Rigatuso, A.A.S.
Early Childhood Education Faculty
Metropolitan Community College

Clinical Teaching Team

Intensive Early Childhood

Nicole Looper
Early Childhood Program Specialist

Early Childhood Team


Childcare Provider Training

Penny Gildea
Childcare Provider Training Director

Parent University

We're working with the families and the caring adults around every child. They want to be sure their kids love learning! MORE

Future Teachers

In clinical teaching sites, college students learn to teach in early childhood classrooms with guidance from experienced faculty.


Childcare Training

Coaching childcare providers to support early learning is a powerful way to help children, starting when they’re babies.


Teaching Teams

Teachers, family liaisons and paraprofessionals work together to help kids make daily improvements in learning. MORE