State Board Report
Professional Learning, Nebraska Reading Improvement Act
Commissioner Matthew Blomstedt will contract with TNTP to provide professional learning aligned to the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act. TNTP will develop and facilitate professional learning sessions for early literacy aligned to Nebraska READS and support the creation and implementation of Communities of Practice addressing issues in early literacy.
Nebraska Apprenticeship Collaborative
The board approved a contract with Northeast Community College to oversee the development of the Nebraska Apprenticeship Collaborative for Computer Science and Technology Youth Registered Apprenticeships in the state through the Pathways to STEM Apprenticeship for High School Career & Technical Education Students grant. Last year, the Nebraska Department of Education was awarded the three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
reVISION Action Grants
Board members approved the reVISION Action Grants for 2020-2021. The purpose of reVISION is to align and support Career and Technical Education (CTE) systems, develop Nebraska’s talent pipelines for economic growth and workforce development, strengthen high school CTE programs to align with Nebraska’s postsecondary education entrance expectations, and create a common language between local employers and education.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will be held on
Friday, November 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Nebraska State Office Building.
A work session may be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 if needed. Times will vary by month.
For detailed information about the work session or business meeting,