Educator Effectiveness

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Effective Educator Presentation:  NDE Day 2020 (PDF)
Nebraska Leadership and Learning Network (NLLN) Presentation:  NDE Day 2020 (PDF)

 

Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards

The Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards were approved by the Nebraska State Board of Education in April 2020.  The standards are linked below:

Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards

S.E.E.D. Frequently Asked Questions

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) provides videos of conversations about the standards through the lens of a student, teacher, principal, Educational Service Unit, Higher Education Educator Preparation Program, and NDE.  Listen to Nebraska educators speak from their perspective about the standards, the support they offer teachers, and the alignment of work across the state educational system.  S.E.E.D. video links

 

Planning and Preparation (15:03)
The Learning Environment (14:22)
Instructional Strategies (15:43)
Professionalism (15:55)

In April of 2020, the Nebraska State Board of Education ( SBOE ) made a commitment to a common language of effectiveness for all Nebraska school teachers and leaders by approving revisions to the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards ( NTPPS ). These standards provide a structure designed to address the complexities of teaching and leading. The Nebraska Department of Education ( NDE ) is committed to organized and intentional collaboration with key partners to develop and implement a system using these standards as the foundation to support the educational community in addressing equity in schools.  The system is called Supporting Educator Effectiveness  through Development ( S.E.E.D. )

Congratulations to the 2020 Educator Effectiveness Grant recipients!

Arlington Public Schools
High Plains Community Schools
Louisville Public Schools
Milford Public Schools
Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools
Riverside Public Schools
Tekamah-Herman Community Schools
Weeping Water Public Schools
Westside Community Schools

Any policies, guidance documents, rubrics, and evaluation instruments found on this page are subject to change in the future, due to the Nebraska State Board of Education’s April 2020 approval of revisions to the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Framework (now called the Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards. The documents are still available for use by districts as work to align documents to these to the newly revised standards occurs.

Policies and Reports

Guidance Documents

Rubrics

Effective Practices Rubrics

Professional Growth Plan Rubrics

SLO/PLO/Action Plan Rubrics

Forms (interactive/fillable)

Comprehensive Evaluation Forms

Professional Growth/Improvement/Assistance Plans

SLO/PLO/Action Plan Forms

Record Keeping Forms

Archives (note that updated, current versions of these documents are located above)

 

Updated September 24, 2020 11:40am