Professional Development In-services Online

How can I earn approved in-services online?

Nebraska Extension offers online professional development lessons covering a range of early childhood educational topics. Each topic area will provide research-based information and strategies on how you can support the early growth and development of young children.

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The Fit and Healthy Kids Series programs consist of 1-hour web-based live or recorded sessions. Sessions are offered once a month for 6 months during the school year. A team of University of Nebraska Extension Professionals offer the Fit and Healthy Kids series online programing to help increase the use of best practices in caring for and educating young children across the state.

TLC In-Depth Online Webinar Learning

The Learning Child webinars are designed to provide an in-depth look into a topic area and provide you with research-based information from the University of Nebraska Lincoln without leaving the comfort of your home. The programs are designed to have instructors interact with the participants and participants interact with each other in a small classroom. You will have the opportunity to practice implementing research-based practices into your program. With the growing demand for online classes, new classes are being developed and offered throughout the year.


Building Bridges is a conference of diverse experts sharing evidence-based practices, resources, ideas, and the latest in research. The goal is to foster quality early learning experiences for children birth through 8 years old. The conference typically focuses on promoting teacher and family well-being. The conference is jointly sponsored by Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota.