ESU 9 Check Out Protocols & Procedures:

PROTOCOL: If you are a CTE staff member or Career Guidance Counselor and your school district is a member of the ESU 9 Perkins Consortium, then you are welcomed and eligible to check out the following items for use. All items are mobile. The length of check out is dependent upon both the discretion of ESU 9 and the educator in terms of an alignment to the curricular timeline.

PROCEDURE: In order to better understand what is available for checkout, please read and research below. Contact Janine Uden, at ESU 9 for to request an item or items for check out. Email if you have any questions or concerns.

Transport Options:

OPTION 1: Arrange to pick up the requested item(s) at the front desk at ESU 9 located at 5807 Osborne Drive West in Hastings.

OPTION 2: Arrange for an ESU9 employee to deliver or pick up the item(s) while scheduled for an on site visit to your school district. We will do our very best to communicate with all ESU 9 staff that travel and inform you of the timeframe for transport.

Janine Uden

ESU 9 Secretary & Receptionist

Kristen Slechta

Grant Manager & Professional Learning

3D Printer:

ESU 9 and the Perkins Consortium has a Mojo 3D printer!

The cost for printing a 3D project will vary based on which printer is used and the size of the project. For projects printed using the Mojo printer, the cost will be based on cubic inch

  • Filament: $2.00/cubic inch

  • Support Material: $3.50/cubic inch

Please submit this form to request 3D printing AND upload your STL files to

Add your file to dropbox here:

NOTE: Project files must be saved as STL files.

Contact Lois Hafer (, Kristen Slechta (

Bernina Sewing/Embroidery Machine:


Cow Model: "Bessie"

"This one-of-a-kind cross-sectional Cow Model gives students a hands-on understanding of bovine anatomy and the muscular system. The Model is one-quarter the size of an actual cow and features impeccable details of internal organs and systems including reproductive, digestive and udder structures."


Pig Uterus Model:

"Detailed anatomical models for classroom instruction on the reproductive systems of large farm animals. Educate students on the swine reproductive systems with this detailed anatomical model of a pig uterus.Features:

  • Life-sized anatomical model on display stand

  • Online access to curriculum, student activities and presentation slides"


Stomach Ruminant:

"The Ruminant Model is a smaller version of a typical ruminant showing the bovine digestive system. This lifelike model has removable parts detailing the four compartments of the ruminant.Features:

  • Separates along midline for viewing of internal structures

  • 3 removable parts "


Human Anatomy Model: "Daryl"

Removable pieces for identification

Human Reproduction & Development Kit:

Real Care Babies:

​"Baby cries for feeding, burping, rocking, and diaper changes in Practice mode, but each session is shortened so students can practice during class. Baby also cries for and records instances of rough handling, failure to support the head, wrong positioning (on the stomach or sides), shaking, fussy, and no diaper. Students also get to hear each sound Baby may make during a parenting simulation. In this mode, students can practice caring for Baby just as they will during the actual parenting simulation - the ID and care process is identical and each activity and sound is outlined below."

The Infant Health Trio Package includes the Drug-Affected Baby, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Baby, Shaken Baby, and a Trio Storage Case.


Pregnancy Profile Curriculum:

Sugar Case

Salt Case

Fat Case

Fat Reduction in the Diet Kit