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TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM APPROVAL SECTION

Office of Accountability, Accreditation, and Program Approval
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
Fax: 402-742-8372


Brad Dirksen, Administrator – Office of Accountability, Accreditation and Program Approval
Phone: 402-471-4825
Email: brad.dirksen@nebraska.gov


  • Pat Madsen, Director – Teacher Preparation Program Approval
    Phone:  402-471-4863
    Email:  pat.madsen@nebraska.gov

    • Rules 20 and 24 (Educator Preparation Program Approval and Certificate Endorsements)
    • Educator preparation requirements and initiatives
    • State and national educator preparation program approval processes
    • Folio Reviews/State approval process
    • Title II HEA – ETS
    • Content/Skills Testing

    Marlene Beiermann, Associate – Teacher Preparation Program Approval
    Phone:  402-471-3397
    Email:  marlene.beiermann@nebraska.gov

    • Nebraska Council on Teacher Education (NCTE)
      • Ad Hoc committees
    • Meeting preparation
    • Educator preparation program approval
    • Contracts

    Karen Buller, Associate – Excellence in Teaching Act
    Phone:  402-471-4837
    Email:  karen.buller@nebraska.gov

    • Excellence in Teaching Act – Rule 25 (forgivable loan programs)
      • Attracting Excellence to Teaching Program
      • Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program
    • Teach in Nebraska
    • Teacher Vacancy Survey

     

Updated February 15, 2019 2:13pm