Nebraska Department of Education

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.

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’s Educator Talent Pool

The NDE is searching for emerging and established distinguished instructional leaders to be considered as candidates for special recognition programs or for membership on advisory boards and task forces. Recommend an educator today!

Nebraska World Language Standards Review

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

Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Nominate a teacher or apply to be selected as the 2020 Nebraska Teacher of the Year!

The Strategic Plan

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.

Champions For Equity in Education

NDE is committed to being Champions for Equity in Education. Learn more by viewing our video or reading our commitments below.

Media Releases

June 13, 2019


Afterschool programs will soon be available at 48 sites in Nebraska with the approval of two-year Expanded Learning Opportunity Grants funded by proceeds of the Nebraska Lottery. The Expanded Learning Opportunity Grant Program Act was created by the Nebraska Legislature...


Request For Proposal for Contractual Services

The State of Nebraska, Department of Education, is issuing this Request for Proposal, RFP Number NDE.SI2468.2019 for the purpose of selecting a qualified contractor to provide school improvement consultancy.

Written questions are due no later than May 31, 2019, and should be submitted via e-mail to AND Written questions may also be sent by facsimile to 402.471.0117

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