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ESEA/NCLB Title II: Parts A-B-D NCLB Highly Qualified Teachers/Principals

Nebraska Department of Education Contact
Federal Law and Definition Part A
NCLB Qualified Teacher Forms and Information Section
NCLB Qualified Teacher Lookup System (outside link)
NCLB Qualified Teacher Requirement Frequent Asked Questions (2008 pdf)
Part D Enhancing Education Through Technology (outside link)
Frequently Asked Questions regarding Title II Part A (interactive PDF 2005)

Federal Law and Definition Part A

U. S. Department of Education website
HR 1 Bill (P.L. 107-110)

Title II - Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965 as Amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Section 2102 Purpose
The purpose of this part is to provide grants to State educational agencies, local educational agencies, State agencies for higher education, and eligible partnerships in order to:

  1. increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools; and
  2. hold local educational agencies and schools accountable for improvements in student academic achievement.

NEW! Teacher-to-Teacher Training Corps

Click here to view the announcement from the U.S. Department of Education

Staff/Teacher Attestation form for schools (2006) Word Format

NCLB Qualified Teacher Forms and Information Section

Nebraska Revised State Plan (2008 pdf)
District Information (pdf)
HOUSSE Application NDE 34-031 (Word format)
Teacher Information and Instructions (2008 pdf)
Requirements for Public School Teachers (2008 pdf)
Teacher Testing Requirements (New to Elementary) (pdf)
Qualified Teachers Out of State Requirements (2007 pdf)
Qualified Teachers Special Education Criteria (2008 pdf)
Qualified Teachers Special Eduation Teacher Definitions (2009 pdf)

Contact Information (Outside Title I)

Mike Kissler, 402 471 2741 or

Qualified Teachers Program

Pat Madsen, Program Specialist
ph: 402-471-4863 fax: 471-5127
  Adria Bace, Program Specialist
ph: 402-471-4312 fax: 402-471-5022