Nebraska Department of Education

We’re Moving!

As of March 1, 2021, the Nebraska Department of Education downtown Lincoln offices are moving!

Our new address will be: 500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor (just south of 84th & O St., on the east side of 84th street).

Our main phone number will remain the same:  402-471-2295.

Do Right, Right Now

The NEW Do Right, Right Now coronavirus mitigation campaign is live! Learn what you can do to fight the pandemic at


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.

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.

NDE Events

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

News Releases

February 2, 2021


Children need good food all year long, even when they are not in school. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides healthy meals to children, ages one to 18, free of charge. Right now, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE)...