Contact Us

Click names below to email. 

1612 N. 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68110

Help & Information

Paula Erlewine
Executive Assistant
(402) 964-2405

Council Operations Manager
& Open Enrollment

Patti Benzel, PHR
(402) 964-2264

Chief Executive Officer

David Patton, Ed.S
(402) 964-2106

Finance Director

David Moon
(402) 964-2198

Media & Communications

Loretta Carroll
Carroll Communications
(402) 393-2991

Elementary Programs & Community Centers

Renee Franklin, MPA
Executive Director, Elementary Learning Centers
(402) 964-2801

Anne O'Hara
Learning Community Center of South Omaha 
Program Director
(402) 502-5512
2302 M Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Jamalia L. Parker, MSW
Learning Community Center of North Omaha 
Director of Family Engagement Services
(402) 964-2585



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