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.
NDE Portal

2023-2024 School Year Now Available in ADVISER Person ID

The 2023-2024 school year is now available to be used when adding new student records and student file uploads in the ADVISER Person ID application within the NDE Portal.

Reminder – all public and nonpublic districts are encouraged to upload a file containing the state student IDs of all of their current students in each new school year. Having these records up to date will help with future Person ID records matching, having correct names on assessment rosters, automatically matching free lunch students in the direct certification system, and more.

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (

State Board of Education Disciplinary Action Against Educators

The link below contains State Board disciplinary action taken against Nebraska educators on May 8, 2023, as well as any voluntary surrenders.



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Affidavit For Instructional Hour Exception (2022-23 School Year)


School systems that do not meet the instructional hours requirements may submit an affidavit electronically in PDF to the NDE after the district/system school year calendar concludes. School systems will submit completed and notarized affidavits no later than June 30, 2023.  Affidavits may be attached to an email sent to or mailed to:

Attn: Accreditation
Nebraska Department of Education
500 S. 84th St, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68510-2611

Link to the affidavit: 2022.23-AFFIDAVIT-FOR-INSTRUCTIONAL-HOUR-EXCEPTION.pdf (

Contact Information: Dr. Micki Charf:

Staff Reporting 22-23 / New Errors in NSSRS Validation


There are 4 new errors/warnings in NSSRS Validation which support new Position Assignment Codes introduced this year within the Staff Reporting collection:
589-No Appropriate Certificate for Substitute Teacher
590-No Appropriate Certificate for Activities/Athletics Coach
591-No Days Worked Reported for Substitute Teacher
592-Maximum Days Worked Reported for Substitute Teacher

To see if your School/System has any of these new errors/warnings, please go to the NSSRS Validation collection within the Student & Staff (NSSRS) tab of your portal account. (If you do not have access to the collection, please contact your Portal District Administrator.)

Staff Reporting 22-23 is due June 15 with a final close date of June 30. No changes will be allowed after this time so it is important to start reviewing your Year End Staff Reporting data at this time. Staff Reporting Verification Reports and Errors can be found in the NSSRS Validation collection.

REMINDER: Starting the 2022-2023 school year, all Substitute Teachers and their Days Worked must be reported in the Staff Reporting collection. The CDC’s Substitute Teacher collection is no longer available.

Additional resources can be found here:
Certification Lookups can be made here:

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (

2023-2024 Course Codes and Clearing Endorsements Now Available

2023-2024 Course Codes and Clearing Endorsements are now available:

The website features several helpful tools including:
1. Changes tab in the Menu bar at the top of the page – view all changes from the prior year
2. Search Fields – search by specific key words, a Course Code number or even an Endorsement Code
3. Select Subject – select only Math, Special Education or any other subject specific courses

There have been quite a few changes to the Fine Arts codes (Visual, Music and Theatre) so please visit the Fine Arts website for more information: . As well, there was a Fine Arts Course Codes session at our April 12th monthly Data Webinar. Please visit the Data Webinar site: for more information.

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (

Nonpublic Systems Reporting Guidance 2022-2023

Nonpublic Systems Reporting Guidance for 2022-2023 has been posted to the Nonpublic Resources webpage:

This guidance document provides information for Nonpublic System data reporting including a comprehensive list of specific collections (such as ADVISER Person ID, Staff Reporting and Nonpublic Curriculum) which Nonpublic Systems are required to complete throughout the school year.

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (