- MA- Educational Leadership & Communication- University of Nebraska- Lincoln
- Graduate Certificate –Early Childhood Education- University of Nebraska – Lincoln
- BS – Teaching; K-6 Special Education- Peru State College
- BA - Geography- University of Hawaii / University of Nebraska
"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world." - Dr. Seuss
Jamie Thavenet has been a member of the ESU 5 staff since June 2005. Jamie is the transition specialist. She works with students to explore scholastic goals and career opportunities after graduation. Jamie also assists families in accessing post- graduation services within the community that are deemed appropriate for their child. Jamie assists teachers by helping them establish transition programs and helps them with career and life skills assessments for their students. As the 504 coordinator, Jamie will be assisting schools in addressing Section 504 compliance regulations and program development. Jamie lives in Beatrice with her husband and 3 daughters.