Welcome to the ESU 16 Deaf Education Department!


Darsha Pelland has her Masters of Arts degree in Deaf Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has been teaching deaf and hard of hearing students for approximately 24 years. During that time, she has worked for Ralston Middle School in Ralston, a suburb of Omaha and at the Educational Service Unit 16 based out of Ogallala, Nebraska. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, camping and playing with her fur babies.

See what ESU 16's support of deaf education looks like!