ATTENTION ALL NDE PORTAL USERS:
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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Rule 14 Nonpublic School Assurance Statement

OPENS
09/21/2022
CLOSES
11/01/2022

Rule 14 Nonpublic Assurance Statement

All approved school systems are required to complete a Rule 14 Annual Assurance Statement. The Assurance Statement reflects compliance with Rule 14 regulations and allows for the self-reporting of unmet regulations for the 2022-23 School Year.

004.01F  Assurance Statement.  Each school or school system shall, by November 1 of each year, submit to the Department an Assurance Statement (See Appendix B), as prescribed by the Department, signed by a representative of the governing body affirming compliance or specifically noting any noncompliance with the regulations contained in this Chapter. 

The Rule 14 Assurance Non Public 2022-2023 collection is accessible via the NDE Portal. An activation code will be needed to add the collection to a portal account. This can be obtained from the portal District Administrator through their District Admin tab. Once obtained, the collection can be added within the Data Collections tab beginning Wednesday, September 21, 2022.  Submission of the Annual Assurance Statement must be time stamped before 11:59 p.m. on November 1, 2022.

Additional directions for completing the Rule 14 Nonpublic School Assurance Statement can be found within the collection.  Please note that any self-reporting of unmet regulations will not automatically result in a Formal Notice unless that regulation is mandated by State Statute. 

Contact Information: For assistance in accessing the portal: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Questions regarding compliance and interpretation of regulations may be emailed to: nde.accreditation@nebraska.gov

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Rule 10 Accredited Nonpublic School Assurance Statement

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09/21/2022
CLOSES
11/01/2022

Rule 10 Nonpublic Assurance Statement

All accredited school systems are required to complete a Rule 10 Annual Assurance Statement. The Assurance Statement reflects compliance with Rule 10 regulations and allows for the self-reporting of unmet regulations for the 2022-23 School Year.

NAC 92 Chapter 10 003.07  Assurance Statement.  Each school system shall, by November 1 of each year, submit to the Department an Assurance Statement, as prescribed by the Department, signed by a representative of the school system governing body affirming compliance or specifically noting any noncompliance with the regulations contained in this Chapter.

The Rule 10 Assurance Non Public 2022-2023 collection is accessible via the NDE Portal. An activation code will be needed to add the collection to a portal account. This can be obtained from the portal District Administrator through their District Admin tab. Once obtained, the collection can be added within the Data Collections tab beginning Wednesday, September 21, 2022.  Submission of the Annual Assurance Statement must be time stamped before 11:59 p.m. on November 1, 2022.

Additional directions for completing the Rule 10 Nonpublic School Assurance Statement can be found within the collection itself.  Please note that any self-reporting of unmet regulations will not automatically result in a Formal Notice unless that regulation is mandated by State Statute. 

Contact Information: For assistance in accessing the portal: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Questions regarding compliance and interpretation of regulations may be emailed to: nde.accreditation@nebraska.gov

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Nonpublic Systems Reporting Guidance 2022-2023

Nonpublic Systems Reporting Guidance for 2022-2023 has been posted to the Nonpublic Resources webpage: https://www.education.ne.gov/dataservices/nonpublic/

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 (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Staff Reporting for 2022-2023 Still Open


DUE DATE
10/31/2022

The Staff Reporting 2022-2023 collection remains open.

The state statute requiring Public Districts and Nonpublic Systems to submit a Fall Personnel Report by September 15 has now passed.

Special Purpose Schools, Educational Service Units, Interim Programs (Rule 18), Public Districts and Nonpublic Systems should continue to report their Staff Reporting data through the Fall Collection period, which ends October 31st, 2022.

The Staff Reporting collection is located within the Student & Staff (NSSRS) tab of the portal. To add the collection to portal accounts, a new activation code is required every year and can be obtained from your portal District Administrator.

Staff Reporting instructions are available here. Options for submission are online entry and file upload. Changes can be found in Appendix A: Change Summary. 2 New Position Assignment Codes were added this year: 5190 – Substitute Teachers and 5330 – Activities/Athletic Coaches.

When completing the Staff Reporting collection, please ensure all staff email addresses are correct for those required. The NDE uses email addresses from Staff Reporting for communications to our Districts and Schools.

Additional Staff Reporting resources include:
August 10th Data Webinar presentation recording and PDF: https://nedataconference.com/

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Nebraska Department of Labor Teachers Recruitment and Retention Grant (TRRG)

This program provides $4M allocated for grants to educational employers and childcare providers to provide premium pay to support recruitment and retention of: (A) Educators in the subject areas of mathematics, science, and career and technical education (CTE); and (B) Childcare and Early Childhood Education providers.

TO APPLY: Applicants will apply for an award using the application form provided by NDOL through the application portal located at dol.nebraska.gov.

 The application form requires the applicant to answer and attest to a series of questions relevant to program eligibility and design, including information about each eligible position requested, such as the amount requested for each position and if each position is vacant or occupied at the time of application.

If all funds are not reserved by January 1, 2023, ARPA program guidelines may be amended to expand eligibility pay to other educational employees. The application period ends no later than October 2nd, 2023.

For more information about the grant program:

TRRG PowerPoint: Grades 6 – 12 Educators

TRRG Webinar: Grades 6 – 12 Educators

Frequently Asked Questions: Childcare & Early Childhood Education Providers

TRRG PowerPoint: Childcare & Early Childhood Educators

TRRG Webinar: Childcare & Early Childhood Educators

Contact Information: Nebraska Department of Labor for questions: NDOL.ARPA@nebraska.gov

State Board of Education Disciplinary Action Against Educators

The link below contains State Board disciplinary action taken against Nebraska educators for the month of August 2022 as well as any voluntary surrenders.

https://www.education.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/RECENT-DISCIPLINARY-ACTIONS.pdf

Contact Information: Certification Investigations: nde.investigations@nebraska.gov

Staff Reporting for 2022-2023 Now Open

OPENS
08/05/2022
CLOSES
09/15/2022

The Staff Reporting 2022-2023 collection is now open.

State statute requires Public Districts and Nonpublic Systems submit a Fall Personnel Report by September 15. Special Purpose Schools, Educational Service Units and Interim Programs (Rule 18) should also report during this time frame as well.

The Staff Reporting collection is located within the Student & Staff (NSSRS) tab of the portal. To add the collection to portal accounts, a new activation code is required every year and can be obtained from your portal District Administrator.

Staff Reporting instructions are available here. Options for submission are online entry and file upload. Changes can be found in Appendix A: Change Summary. 2 New Position Assignment Codes were added this year: 5190 – Substitute Teachers and 5330 – Activities/Athletic Coaches.

When completing the Staff Reporting collection, please ensure all staff email addresses are correct for those required. The NDE uses email addresses from Staff Reporting for communications to our Districts and Schools.

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

NEW – Now Collecting Safety Contacts from Public and Nonpublic Schools

OPENS
08/01/2022

The “District Contact Information” collection (formally known as “District Curriculum Contact Information”) opened August 1, 2022. This collection is located within the Data Collections tab in the NDE Portal and now collects Safety Contacts from Public Schools and Nonpublic Systems.

To obtain access to the collection, an activation code is required. This code can be obtained from your portal District Administrator. (For Public Schools who had prior access to the District Curriculum Contact Collection, your current access will suffice. Simply enter the “District Contact Information” collection directly from your portal account.)

Once the collection is added, use the drop-down menu to select “Safety Contact”. Provide contact information for the primary school safety contact and the district’s social media monitor contact.

This collection is open year-round for edits, with annual updates requested every August.

Contact Information: NDE Service Desk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org)

Teacher Recruitment Website

The Nebraska Department of Education has created a website to assist Nebraska’s schools with teacher recruitment. More content may be added to the website, so if school leaders have any ideas for additions that would be useful for teacher recruitment in Nebraska, please contact Dr. Kim Snyder at kim.snyder@nebraska.gov with your suggestions. Thank you.

Link to the recruitment website: https://www.education.ne.gov/teach/