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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program Application Page


Application Information

The application is valid only for the Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program
Award Year July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019

Application is now available.  Click on your institution below.

Application window is April 2, 2018 – May 4, 2018 (or until funds have all been allocated)

Previous recipients must re-apply to receive 2018-19 award funds

The process for the 2018-19 award:

Applicants send the required paperwork directly to the institution they will attend

The institutions send all application paperwork to NDE by June 1

NDE will process the applications and notify all applicants by July 1 of their status

Prior to completing an application, please review the following

Program Information  ~  Program Definitions  ~  Application Information

The qualifying categories on the application are:

  1. Shortage Area Graduate Degree Program
  2. Shortage Area Added Endorsement
  3. Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Degree Program
  4. Advanced Graduate Degree Program in the subject area on your current teaching certificate
  5. Graduate Degree Program that is not a shortage area and is requested by your administrator
    Shortage areas for new applicants

Institution Information

All information must be sent to your institution per the instructions on their web page linked below.  The institution will then forward all applications to Karen Buller at NDE.


Related Information

Nebraska Teacher Shortage Information

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

NDE Contact – Karen Buller