Educator Effectiveness

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Educator Effectiveness Belief Statement

The State Board believes that students should be surrounded by effective educators throughout their learning experiences such that schools and districts develop effective teachers and leaders who establish a culture of success.

Nebraska Strategic Vision and Direction – Outcomes and Goals for Educator Effectiveness

Outcome Statement: Assure students are supported by qualified/credentialed, effective teachers and leaders throughout their learning experiences.

Goal 7.1: By 2018, NDE will develop and implement a statewide teacher equity plan.

Goal 7.2: By 2020, 100% of Nebraska schools will utilize performance standards and a research-based evaluation system for all certificated staff as aligned to Rule 10.

Goal 7.3:  By 2022, 100% of Nebraska schools will be staffed by teachers who have or are actively pursuing a teaching certificate with the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) and grade level(s) of the course(s) being taught.

Contact Information

Kim Snyder, Ed.D.
Director of Statewide Teacher & Principal Support
P:   402-471-4351


Congratulations to the 2019 Educator Effectiveness Grant recipients!

Bayard Public Schools Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School
Beatrice Public Schools Lyons-Decatur-Northeast Schools
Boone Central Schools Maywood Public Schools
Cedar Bluffs Public Schools Oakland-Craig Public Schools
DC West Community Schools Sargent Public Schools
Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools Springfield Platteview Community Schools
Garden County Schools Wahoo Public Schools
Hemingford Public Schools Wauneta-Palisade Public Schools

Policies and Reports

Guidance Documents


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 July 31, 2019 2:27pm