Nebraska Department of Education

The Strategic Plan UPDATED!

Nebraska’s education vision for the next ten years.

The Strategic Plan unifies and strengthens positive outcomes for each and every Nebraskan through bold and achievable goals. The Vision and Direction not only outlines the critical needs and strengths within our education system, but also reflects innovative approaches to ensure each Nebraskan has equitable access to opportunities and are ready for success in postsecondary, career, and civic life.

Agents of Change for Equity

The NDE hosted Agents of Change for Equity: A Virtual Conference Experience, on Wednesday, July 31st. View all sessions now!

Nebraska Social Studies Standards Review

The proposed draft of the Nebraska Social Studies Standards is now available. We’d love your input on the proposed draft!

Nebraska Career and Technical Education State Plan

The Nebraska Department of Education is seeking input for the development of Nebraska’s new four-year Career and Technical Education (CTE) State Plan to ensure each student has access to high-quality CTE experiences.

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Request For Proposal for Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA)

Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) requests proposals for the completion of a Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA).  Nebraska VR intends to contract with a qualified applicant to complete the CSNA by November 30, 2019.

Proposals are due by 5pm CST on 8/23/2019

Read Full Notice and RFP