Communications & Outreach

Mission

The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Communications and Outreach is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Communications and Outreach is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear, consistent, and effective communication to all internal and external stakeholders related to Department programs, services, functions, and initiatives.

Goal

Through open communication, position Nebraska’s education system and the Nebraska Department of Education as the premiere administrative education entity in the country.

Objectives

Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of existing Department communication delivery methods

Identify and communicate the characteristics, impact and value of the Department

Aggressively pursue the correction of misinformation

 

News Releases

March 26, 2020

NEBRASKA OFFERS UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOLS

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state rises, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is sharing additional guidance for schools. In all recommendations, the priority remains the safety and well-being of all students, educators, staff, and community...

March 16, 2020

NEBRASKA STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT SUSPENDED ONE WEEK

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is suspending the Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) testing for the week of March 16-20, 2020 due to concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and school closures across the state. The NSCAS testing window was...

Updated July 31, 2019 8:16am