Using the Toolkit

Instructional Strategies:
The Four Phases

-Creating the Profile

-Setting the Goals

-Planning to Improve

-Implementing the Plan


-Guiding Questions

-Research and Strategies

-Content Specific

-Response to Intervention

Topic Guides for CIP Plans

Equity and Diversity

Family & Community Engagement

Instructional Strategies

Nebraska Literacy Plan

PreK-12 Curriculum Alignment

Special Education: Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities (ILCD)


Improvement Plan Requirements


Early Childhood

The Nebraska Framework:
A Handbook for Continuous Improvement in Nebraska Schools

Nebraska Statewide Assessment (NeSA)

Professional Development, Data Resources, and Links

Rule 10

State of the Schools Report

Nebraska Department of Education

US Department of Education


Contact Us

Websites and Other Resources: Foundational

The following web sites are provided as a resource and are not endorsed by the Nebraska Department of Education.

21st Century Learning
Policy and informational documents related to 21st Century Learning.

Helping At-Risk Students Meet Standards
A Synthesis of Evidence-Based Classroom Practices
Regional Educational Laboratory, Office of Educational Research and Improvement

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
NAPE is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations that collaborate to create equitable and diverse classrooms and workplaces where there are no barriers to opportunities.

Results That Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform
High schools need a relentless focus on the results that matter for student success in the 21st century according to The Partnership for 21st Century Skills.


Nebraska Department of Education, 2010