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NTPPS Teacher/Principal Videos

Teacher Standard Videos Planning and Preparation Professionalism The Learning Environment Assessment Instructional Strategies Principal Standard Videos Culture for Learning Staff Support and Development Professional Ethics and Advocacy Continuous Improvement Operations  and Management Vision for Learning

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Computer Science & Technology Act Guidance

Nebraska Revised Statute 79-3301 to 79-3305, known and cited as the Computer Science and Technology Education Act, outlines the requirements for instruction in Computer Science and Technology. Additionally, 79-729 specifies the Computer Science and Technology requirement for high school graduation.   The graduation requirement for the Computer Science and Technology...
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Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Framework Documents

Any policies, guidance documents, rubrics, and evaluation instruments found on this page are subject to change in the future, due to the Nebraska State Board of Education’s April 2020 approval of revisions to the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Framework (now called the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards. The...
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Educator Effectiveness

Statewide Accreditation Report Summary Accreditation reports dating back to 2015 were analyzed to determine key growth areas for public schools across Nebraska. A total of 244 reports were included in the data set. The recommendations underwent content analysis to determine the presence of Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards (NTPPS)...
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Guidance Document Index

Educator Effectiveness Date Document description 6/1/2016 Teacher/Ed Specialist Evaluation Process Guidance 6/1/2016 Principal/Admin Evaluation Process Guidance 6/1/2016 Teacher/Principal Professional Development Plan Guidance 6/1/2016 Teacher/Ed Specialist Student Learning Objective Guidance 6/1/2016 Principal/Admin Action Plan Guidance 6/1/2016 Teacher/Principal Gathering Student Perception Data Guidance 12/19/2018 Guidance Evaluation Policy with updates (8/2018)    

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Nebraska Leadership and Learning Network (NLLN)

The Nebraska Leadership and Learning Network (NLLN) is a state-wide process that uses network meetings for collective learning. The NLLN group members are designing a sustainable in-state model to ensure equity-driven school leadership support in schools receiving comprehensive support and improvement (CSI). NLLN group members will have access to the...
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Nebraska’s NAESP PreK-3 Leadership Academy

Nebraska’s NAESP PreK-3 Leadership Academy is an opportunity for Nebraska elementary principals, instructional leaders, Head Start and community child care providers to take part in a year-long professional learning and resource program to better develop their knowledge and skills for leading and directing programs for children age three to eight....
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2016 School Health Profiles

Since 1996, the School Health Profiles survey has been conducted biennially (during the even-numbered years) by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies with technical assistance from the CDC.  Using two different surveys,  principals and lead health educators  are asked about health education, physical education, asthma management, school policies...
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Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Nebraska's Waiver from NCLB Nebraska’s written request for ESEA Flexibility shifts the focus of accountability and gives us a more robust picture of what our students can do. It is an opportunity to outline our goals, create a shared vision and tell our Nebraska story. Nebraska's waiver from NCLB. The...
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Record keeping reminders

Record keeping reminders: strive for integrity at your center The following are several reminders as you continue to strive for Program Integrity in the CACFP in your organization. Change in responsible individual or principal requires new signature on file Are you a new center director or responsible individual? If so,...
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Elementary

  Elementary Parent-Teacher Conference Tip Sheets for Principals, Teachers, and Parents A Toolkit for Title I Parental Involvement

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March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update The coronavirus (COVID-19) is top-of-mind as Commissioner Blomstedt updated the board on what is being done to help schools prepare for a possible outbreak. The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has created a public health website with resources and updates for schools and districts. Dual Credit Initiative...
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April 2020

Resolution on the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Nebraska Schools The State Board of Education approved a resolution that gives emergency powers to commissioner Matthew Blomstedt to make quick decisions regarding education rules and regulations in the best interest of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the resolution...
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2020 NE School Health Profile Results

 What are the School Health Profiles? The School Health Profiles (Profiles) is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education...
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