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The application is valid only for the current Attracting Excellence to Teaching Program (AETP) Award Year.

The application and contract must be returned to the Teacher Education office of your Nebraska institution for approval. The deadline for return is determined by the institution.  Teacher Education Certification Officials contact list.

If you receive the AETP forgivable loan, Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) will return a signed copy of your contract announcing your award. This may be as late as December 15, as the institutions have a December 1 deadline for returning all applications and contracts to NDE.

2021-22 AETP Application Form is closed, download to desktop to complete

2021-22 AETP Contract Form is closed, download to desktop to complete


Related Information

Nebraska Teacher Shortage Areas for 2019-2020 AETP Awards

Rule 25 – Regulations Governing the Excellence in Teaching Act – 2016 version

NDE Contact – Kelcy Sass


Phone: 531-207-3872

Updated March 31, 2022 12:48pm