Nebraska Department of Education

New Coronavirus Communication Campaign

The Do Right, Right Now campaign is now live. You can learn about what you can do to fight the pandemic at There are resources you can share and information on why it will take everyone to help slow the spread.

Congratulations Paul Timm, Nebraska’s 2021 Teacher of the Year!

Launch Nebraska

Launch Nebraska is a comprehensive guide, planning toolkit, and professional learning resource that schools and districts can use to address needs that may arise in the reopening of schools.

Coronavirus Resources for Schools

The NDE is committed to assisting school communities during public health emergencies. We support school districts in their decisions to keep student and staff safety their top priority. Should a crisis arise, NDE will work closely with other state and federal agencies to ensure continuation of critical services to students, families, and educators and the restoration of the teaching and learning environment.

NDE Day: Disruption & Innovation

This year has been one of great change and disruption. Administrators’ Days – NDE Day: Disruption & Innovation, A Virtual Conference Experience explores and supports the promising new innovations that advance educational equity. Visit: for sessions on a variety of innovative topics.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides specific funding sources for Local Education Agencies to address the impact that COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools.

NDE Events

Explore virtual events hosted by the Nebraska Department of Education, including NDE Day, NeMTSS, Future Ready, and Data events!

News Releases

November 25, 2020


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020. The relief package includes two separate funds for education – the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund...

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