Kellie Ellerbusch, BLA

Nebraska UCEDD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Phone: 402-559-4892
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 29, 2020

Kellie Ellerbusch

Leadership Administrative Staff: LEND Training Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Data Coordinator
Distance Learning
Person Centered Planning
Technical Assistance
Training Director
Specialty Resource Contacts: Interdisciplinary Education for the Adult Learner
Competency-Based Curriculum Design
Supporting self-advocacy and self-determination
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: People First of Nebraska
Heartland Self-Advocacy Resource Network
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
Public Administration
Non-Profit Administration
AUCD Council Membership: National Training Directors' Council
Research: Program Evaluation
Education: Competency-Based Curriculum Design
Adult Learning
Leadership Development
Service: Adult Self-Advocacy and self-determination


Kellie Ellerbusch serves as the Training Director for the Nebraska LEND program, as the grant program specialist for the Nebraska University Center on Disabilities at Munroe-Meyer Institute, and as the state coordinator for People First of Nebraska.  She holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, and certificates in Humanics (Non-Profit Administration) and Disability Studies. She is also a former Licensed Practical Nurse, specializing in long-term pediatric care for children with special health care needs and/or developmental disabilities. 

Prior to her position at MMI, Ms. Ellerbusch was the Research Associate to the Director of the Institute for Human Development, (Missouri UCEDD) at UMKC.

Ms. Ellerbusch's area of expertise include grant writing, program logic model development and evaluation,  competency-based education for adult learners, and as an ally supporting self-advocates.