About ESU 17


ESU 17 is located in the heart of rural Nebraska.  We work with local school districts to provide high-quality special education, staff development, and technology services.  We have a passion for making education better for our students.

Administration Building

207 N Main Street

Ainsworth, NE 69210

(P): 402-387-1420

(F): 402-387-1028

Training Center

1292 E 4th Street

Ainsworth, NE 69210

(P): 402-387-2520

(F): 402-387-2530

Valentine Office

113 N Hall Street

Valentine, NE 69201

Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission

To provide innovation, leadership and services for each member school district so they are successful in reaching their targeted educational goals.

Girl with Teacher
Teacher and Kids in Library

Our Vision

To inspire and support school communities as they embrace the opportunities and challenges of the next generation.

Find out more about ESU 17.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online hereor at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Phone: 402-387-1420

Address: 207 N Main Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210

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