Annual Board Approval – Rule 24 Matrices


Institutions are required, on an annual basis, to submit NDE Form 20-004, Application for Approval for Specific Programs of Educator Preparation. In addition, institutions are responsible for including Rule 24 matrices for all new and revised endorsement areas to their Educator Preparation Program with the 20-004 form. The files listed below contain the matrices.

If you experience problems opening any of the documents, please contact Karen Buller at 402-471-4837 or Any other questions may be directed to Pat Madsen at 402-471-4863 or

2018-2019 Nebraska Approved Program Report 20-004

2017-2018 Nebraska Approved Program Report 20-004

New Endorsement PRE-Approval Guidance Documentupdated 12-2017

Application for Approval for Specific Programs of Educator Preparation

Instructions for NDE Form 20-004 for 2018-19

NDE 20-004 Form 2018-19

Matrices for Endorsements Pending Official Approval

These endorsements were passed by the State Board Feb 5,2018. They are now linked to the DRAFT version of a matrix. The matrix will be a DRAFT version pending final approval by the Secretary of State. For current versions of these endorsements see the Rule 24 Endorsement Status page.

New matrices are required for the following endorsements if the program is
offered by the institution for 2018-19

Matrices for Administrative Endorsements

Matrices for Teaching Endorsements

Matrices for Special Education Teaching Endorsements


Annual Board Approval Report Archive

Rule 20 – Regulations for the Approval of Teacher Education Programs2014

Rule 24 – Regulations for Certificate Endorsements – 2018 Coming Soon

  • Rule 24 Guidelines – 2018 Version Coming Soon

Rule 24Regulations for Certificate Endorsements – 2017

Rule 24 Endorsement Status Updates