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2014-2015 Testing Dates

NeSA Writing Window- January 19-February 6, 2015

ELDA Window-February 9-March 20, 2015

NeSA RMS Window- March 23-May 1, 2015

NeSA INSIGHT and TSM Trainings

INSIGHT and TSM Installation Training for NTACs WebEx Invitations

INSIGHT and TSM Management and Capacity Load Testing Training for N-TACs WebEx Invitations

2014 NeSA-Writing Grade 4 Rubric/Rangefinding Review

The Nebraska Department of Education will be conducting a full day workshop for grade 4 teachers of writing.  The day will include the opportunity to explore and recognize the levels of scoring using the NeSA-Writing rubric.  The workshop will start with a look at the rubric and scoring process, move to scoring of actual papers in a manner similar to range finding, and finally, will include a discussion of approaches and methods teachers are using to improve student writing in their classrooms.  We invite teachers to bring a classroom writing instructional strategy or suggestion to share.  Each session is limited to 40 participants, two per school, four per district.

Sign in- 8:00-8:30.
Workshop 8:30-3:30
Morning coffee and lunch provided for registration fee.




October 21

Scottsbluff: ESU 13


October 22

Kearney: Ramada Inn

Registration form

October 23

Kearney: Ramada Inn

Registration form

October 24

Beatrice: ESU 5


October 27

Omaha: ESU 3

Registration form

*registration fee is non-refundable

2014 Administrator Days Materials

New with NeSA & NePAS Presentation

New with NeSA & NePAS Presentation PDF

New with NeSA & NePAS documents

NeSA - NePAS 101 Presentation

NeSA - NePAS 101 Presentation PDF

NeSA - NePAS 101 documents

2014 NeSA RMS Reports Training

2014 NeSA RMS Reports Powerpoint

2014 NeSA RMS Reports Training WebEx (recording)

Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

SAA Update 13 April 2014

INSIGHT Software Update Training

INSIGHT Software Update WebEx Training (recording)

INSIGHT Update Training (powerpoint)

INSIGHT Technology User Guide


Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow A QuESTT for Nebraska!

NeSA Video Tutorials

Tutorials for NeSA- Reading, Math Science, and Writing are short videos meant to introduce students to the INSIGHT software. Available in English and Spanish, they are accessible

Tutorials are provided for every grade tested in each subject; each tutorial is approximately  eleven minutes.