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Kids Connection

Locations and Contact Us

Contact Kids Connection

Gretna Kids Connection (GKC) is a part of the operation of 
the Gretna Public Schools Foundation. 
It provides affordable before - and after - school care for children 
within the Gretna Public School District as well as a summer care program.

For information on the Gretna Kids Connection Program, please contact Program Director Laurie Foley via email or 402.305.3564.
Mailing Address:  11717 So 216th St., Gretna, NE 68028                

Gretna Kids Connection Office Information:

Laurie Foley, Program Director 
Nicole Edwards, Administration Assistant for Registrations & Billing 
Maddie Evans, Administration Assistant for Staff Training and Development 
Jess Perina, Administration Assistant and Document Control Manager

Site Information:

Aspen Creek Elementary

Ariel Hadsell, Site Director 

Falling Waters Elementary

Dylan Stevens, Site Director 
Katie Epps, Assistant Director 

Gretna Elementary, Harvest Hills & Thomas Elementary                                                                

Jake Weakland, Site Director
Curt MayerEthan Baker, Assistant Directors

Palisades Elementary                                                            

Liz Virgillito, Site Director
Seth Quinn, Assistant Director 

Whitetail Creek Elementary

Maddie Evans (Interim), Site Director 
Molly Carroll, Assistant Director

*Gretna Elementary, Thomas Elementary and Harvest Hills Elementary are combined for before and after school care at Thomas Elementary. 


Our Impact During the 2021 - 2022 School Year

  • Scholarships Given


  • Student Enrollment


  • Teacher Grants


  • Certified Teachers


Thank you to our sponsors!

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