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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Digital Investigations to Support Threat Assessment Training

The vast majority of recent school violence have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing what apps are used, how they are used, and where to look within an app to find information to support your treat assessment team is critical.

Available to district personnel involved in school safety, this one- or two-day training is being held at the Holiday Inn, 110 S 2nd Avenue, in Kearney, on February 19 and 20, 2020.

Download the training flyer:  https://cdn.education.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Digital-Investigations-flyer.pdf

Register at ncsa.org for this important training.

Dr. Jolene Palmer, Director, School Safety and Security

Contact Information: Jolene Palmer - jolene.palmer@nebraska.gov -School Safety & Security Director

New Error 748 – Invalid Resident School

New Error 748 – Invalid Resident School

The Resident School reported in a School Enrollment record for a student is invalid because it is not within your district, or it is a non-reportable program/school. The resident school must be a valid school building recognized by NDE that is within your district.

 

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

UPDATED: 2019-2020 AQuESTT Evidence-Based Analysis (EBA)

OPENS
01/13/2020
CLOSES
06/30/2020

All public school systems are required to complete the 2019-2020 AQuESTT Evidence-Based Analysis (EBA) as part of the Annual Statistical Summary as directed by the Commissioner pursuant to Section 79-528(2). The EBA for both public districts and schools will be web-based, as it was in the 2018-2019 school year, and is currently available on the NDE Portal under the Data Collections tab. The EBA is designed to provide information in support of AQuESTT classification processes, which will inform continuous improvement efforts. School administrators should work with school staff to complete and submit the EBA by June 30, 2020. Please review these instructions and FAQs regarding the completion of the EBA through the Portal collection. Additionally, these short videos walk you through retrieving the AQuESTT EBA district activation code(s), or school activation code(s).

NOTE:  Activation code will only need to be added if you did not complete the survey last year.

 

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

New Error 750 – Student with Special Education Reason Exited Record “SPED99 – Change in SPED Record Only, Not an Exit”

New Error 750 – Student with Special Education Reason Exited Record “SPED99 – Change in SPED Record Only, Not an Exit” needs a following entry Special Education Program Record to school within district.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

New Error 749 – Student That is Marked EL Participant Does Not Have Language Instruction Assigned

New Error 749 – Student that is marked EL Participant does not have Language Instruction assigned

If a student is marked as EL Participant they need to have Language Instruction assigned for that student

 

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

Nonpublic Curriculum Reporting System 2019-2020 – OPEN:  January 14 – DUE:  February 28

OPENS
01/13/2020
CLOSES
02/28/2020

Nonpublic Systems Only Need to Complete this Collection.

The Nonpublic Curriculum Reporting System 2019-2020 will collect data on courses teachers teach for use in determining compliance with Rule 10 and Rule 14.  The Nonpublic Curriculum Reporting System is located under the Data Collections tab in the NDE Portal.  Instructions for the collection can be found here or within the collection itself.  An activation code is required.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

New Error 747 – More Than One 504 Record Reported for Student

There is a new error 747 – More than one 504 record reported for student.

A student should have only one 504 program record reported for a district.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

New ADVISER Validation Error 746

New ADVISER Validation Error 746 – More than one Homeless record reported for a student.

A student should have only one Homeless program record submitted for a district.  The student’s information should remain as it was first submitted when a student was designated as homeless.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

Grants Management System (GMS) Offline

The GMS system production environment is offline until further notice. We’re aware of the issue and are working on it urgently. Please know our vendor’s engineering and operations teams are working hard to bring the environment back online as soon as possible.

Updates will be provided through the NDE portal for users to have the most current information available to them. Your help in forwarding this message to appropriate staff would be of great importance.

Please accept our sincere apologies for this disruption.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)

Reports Now Available in ADVISER Validation

Additional reports have been added to the ADVISER Validation website and/or activated for the 2019-2020 school year. Users are now able to review all reports under the Career Education category, the attendance reports under the Membership and Attendance category, and all reports under the Student Grades and Courses category. In addition, the Teachers Assigned Out of Endorsed Area or Level report in NSSRS Validation is available (based on data built nightly).

In the Career Education category reports in ADVISER Validation, the Post School Survey and Post Graduate Activity reports are now available. Unlike other 2019-2020 reports, users will need to switch their active school year in ADVISER Validation back to “2018-2019” in order to review the Post School Survey list of 2019 concentrator graduates. The Post Graduate Activity data for these students is being collected as part of the data collection window that is due June 15, 2020.

Contact Information: NDE Helpdesk (ADVISERHelp@nebraskacloud.org or 888-285-0556)