Please log onto your portal accounts and go to the “My Profile” tab and check to make sure your contact information (especially the email address) is up to date. It is very important to keep this information updated as the Department of Education uses the email address that is in the users’ Portal account to send vital information.
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Virtual Workdays for ADVISER – 20-21 Follow Up and 21-22 Fall Collections

Public School Districts, Special Purpose Schools and ESUs

The NDE and Vendor trainers have developed a series of ADVISER workdays for 20-21 Follow Up and 21-22 Fall ADVISER data. We encourage all Data Stewards and SPED staff who approve ADVISER data to attend at least one workday. NDE, SRS and SIS Vendor Support will be available to assist you with any questions and troubleshooting. All workdays will be from 9am-3pm Central time. Dates and more information can be found here.

Who Should Attend
Data Stewards, District Administrators/Superintendents, SPED staff responsible for district ADVISER SPED data and any other staff members who review and approve ADVISER data.

NDE Virtual Workday Schedule
• 9am – NDE Presentation
• 10am – possible SRS presentation
• 1030am – possible SIS Vendor presentations
• 11am-3pm – combined NDE, SRS and SIS Vendor Work Time
Lunch and breaks are not scheduled. Please take as needed.


Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (

ADVISER Validation Open for 2021-2022; Follow Up Collection Due Sept. 15

Public School District and Special Purpose Schools

ADVISER Validation is now open with reports and errors for the 2021-2022 Fall Collection. Some reports that are not used in the Fall will be activated later on.

Don’t forget: the 2020-2021 ADVISER Follow Up Collection due dates is now Sept. 15 with an Audit Window through Oct. 2.

The Follow Up Collection includes (but is not limited to) 2020-2021:
Student and Teacher Course Sections (all courses finished over the summer)
School Enrollment (2020-2021 completers, dropouts, and end of year transfers)
Special Education (especially transfers and exiters)

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (

ADVISER District Administrator Sign Off Now Available


Public School Districts, Special Purpose Schools and ESUs

The sign off for the 2020-2021 Year End Collection and Gun Free Schools Act Assurance is now available to District Administrators in the ADVISER Validation website, within the NDE Portal. District Administrators should review all of the listed reports for accuracy as part of the year end collection audit window process, and after confirming the year end data is finalized the administrator should fully review the statement and click to sign off. Please complete these steps by the end of the audit window on June 30th.

Step-by-step instructions for ADVISER Validation Approval can be found here.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (