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Meet Jamie Thavenet

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Jamie Thavenet

Title:  Birth to 5 SPED Coordinator and Early Development Network Services Coordinator

Email:  jthaven@esu5.org

Phone:  (402) 223-5277


I have been working for ESU 5 since June 2005.  I help corrdinate special education services for Beatrice families.  I also assist the ESU 5 SPED Director in providing supervision and guidance to area preschools on state and federal guidelines, policies and best practices.  I graduated from University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  I also have my Early Childhood SPED graduate certificate and my Masters in Educational Leadership and Communication, Minor in Early Childhood Special Education, all from University of Nebraska - Lincoln.  

I am married to Jim Thavenet, for 20 years and we have three children, Ally (13), Emily (10) and Cassidy (8).  I am from Lincoln, but moved to Beatrice 16 years ago.  I enjoy running, biking, gardening, sewing, watching club volleyball and college level sports and love watching my children's activities.  

Educational Service Unit 5 900 West Court Street Beatrice, NE  68310

t: 402.223.5277 f: 402.223.5279

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