Guardian and Conservator Education

Guardian and Conservator Education

The Office of Public Guardian provides training, education, and support to individuals serving as guardians and/or conservators. This course, Becoming a Guardian and/or Conservator, is required unless specifically waived by the Court. The course content, approved by the Nebraska Supreme Court, provides detailed information for those serving as guardian or conservator. The course is available in two formats.

Online Class

The online course is highly recommended, as it provides the greatest flexibility and access to the course information, while also being the least expensive option. Registrants must have a desktop or laptop computer with a stable internet connection. The Office of Public Guardian does not provide devices by which participants can take the course. This course does not work on phones or tablets.

Access to the course will be sent by email within seven (7) days of payment. DO NOT register and pay for the class more than once. Each person who registers for the online class will need their own email address. Co-guardians/co-conservators must register and pay separately using separate email addresses. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Register for the online class in English HERE. DO NOT REGISTER MORE THAN ONCE.

Register for the online class in Spanish HERE. DO NOT REGISTER MORE THAN ONCE.

In-Person Class

In-person classes are scheduled across the state. Participants must be registered and paid in order to be admitted into the class. Registration will close 1 week prior to the class date. Only the registered individual will be allowed to attend the training. Please DO NOT register and pay for the class more than once. Co-guardians and/or co-conservators must register and pay separately. No guests or children are allowed to attend with the registered individual. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Requests for interpretation MUST be made in the Accommodations section of the registration form. Interpretation for Spanish is available on a scheduled basis and will be noted in the accommodations column. All other languages must be requested by calling 402.471.2862. Interpreter availability may be limited. Individuals wishing to bring their own interpreter are asked to call 402.471.2862 before registering to make arrangements and ensure there is space in the class.

After registration, you will receive payment confirmation via email. Registration closes when the class is full, or 1 week prior to the class date. After registration closes, registrants will receive an email with the class location details, course materials, and any venue required information.

Date Time Location Registration Dates and Link Accommodations and Information
March 6, 2023 12:00-3:00PM Central Lincoln, NE Register HERE. Registrations will be accepted from 02/03/2023 through 02/24/2023, or when class is full.

Interpretation is NOT scheduled/available for this class. If you require interpretation, you must make arrangements with the Office of Public Guardian BEFORE registering. If you plan to bring your own interpreter, please make those arrangements with the Office of Public Guardian before registering.

April 2023   Grand Island, NE pending venue confirmation  
May 2023   Omaha, NE pending venue confirmation  
June 2023   Lincoln, NE pending venue confirmation