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2020 Data Conference

2020 Vision: Focus on Data Quality Conference Now Available: 2020 Data Conference On-Demand Videos Due to the challenges and realities associated with COVID19, the NDE has been working through contingency plans for the 2020 Data Conference. In lieu of holding an in-person conference this year, we are making available a...
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21st Century Community Learning Centers

The 21st CCLC is a competitive grant program to support the establishment of community learning centers offering expanded learning opportunities afterschool and in the summer.  This federally-funded program is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. Nebraska’s 21st CCLCs create an afterschool...
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Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow

We’ve gone beyond measuring against standard requirements to create a next-generation accountability system that supports and rewards continuous improvement for every student, school, and educator. The result is an innovative approach that views each student holistically, classifies all schools into four performance levels, and provides opportunities for every Nebraskan to...
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Accreditation

Mission Statement To lead and support Nebraska Schools in assuring equitable educational opportunities and promoting improved performance for all learners through continuous school improvement. The Office of Accountability, Accreditation, and Program Approval is responsible for: Accreditation – Rule 10, Regulations and Procedures for the Accreditation of Schools.  Accredited schools must...
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Afterschool Programs

Helpful Resources for Starting an Afterschool Program Afterschool programs keep students safe and provide students with a place to learn, develop skills and build relationships with professional staff and fellow students. Afterschool programs give students the opportunity to also explore other interests, hobbies and engage in fun activities. Students have...
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Assessment Resources

K-12 FL Assessment Instruments Various FL proficiency assessments Teaching Materials: Assessment Tools National Capital Language Resource Center Site provides the how, what, when, and why of assessment in the FL classroom Quia Language test generator that sends grades directly to teacher after students take the assessment on-line. There is a...
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Business, Marketing, and Management and Information Technology

Welcome BMIT Educators! Nebraska Observations and Recommendations by MBA Research & Curriculum Center Nebraska business and industry panels for Business Management and Administration, Finance, and Marketing were convened in November 2016 to identify the top trends impacting their businesses.   Subscribe to the BMIT email listserv 2019 Resources and Updates...
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CACFP Online Modules

Nebraska Team Nutrition is providing free training for CACFP centers and day care homes to support them in providing healthy, balanced meals and snacks to the children and adults they serve. Training can be completed on your own time and include a training video and printable resources and links. Moodle...
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Certification Investigations

The Nebraska Department of Education - Certification Investigations BREAKING NEWS -  The Nebraska Legislature has passed two bills that will have a significant impact on school districts. The first bill, LB 1080, requires school districts to have specific policies in place before June 30, 2021 to prevent sexual misconduct, including...
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Communications & Outreach

Mission The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Communications and Outreach is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Communications and Outreach is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear, consistent, and effective communication...
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Contact

Communications & Outreach Staff Katie Bieber Director of Communications P: 402-471-5025 E: katie.bieber@nebraska.gov @NDE_GOV Shauna Groenewold Web and Social Media Specialist P: 402-471-3186 E: shauna.groenewold@nebraska.gov @NDE_PS   David Hefley Web Content Manager P: 402-471-4538 E: david.hefley@nebraska.gov         David Jespersen Public Information Officer P: 402-471-4537 E: david.jespersen@nebraska.gov @NDE_News   Drew Worster Multimedia Specialist...
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Content Area Standards

Nebraska Revised Statute 79-760.01 requires the Nebraska State Board of Education to “adopt measurable academic content standards for at least the grade levels required for statewide assessment.” Those standards shall cover the subject areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, and the State Board of Education shall develop...
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Coordinated School Health

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model, formerly known as a Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP), consists of ten interactive components. Schools by themselves cannot, and should not be expected to address the nation's most serious health and social problems. Families, health care workers, the media, religious organizations,...
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CTE Data and Research

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Data & Research website provides quick access to empirical information related to Career & Technical Education (CTE) in Nebraska, including resources on topics such as CTE student outcomes, data reporting and accountability, return on investment, and labor market information.   Nebraska CTE Delivers! 71% of Nebraska's students...
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Current Hearing Drafts

Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 21, Regulations of the Issuance of Certificates and Permits to Teach, Provide Special Services, and Administer in Nebraska Schools, https://cdn.education.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/HDRule-21_2019.pdf as approved by the Commissioner 09/09/2019.  A public hearing was held 10/15/ 2019; the State Board approved 3/6/2020; and the rule was sent to...
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Data, Research, and Evaluation

Office of Data, Research, and Evaluation - Sections Application Development – Focusing on the development of IT applications to support data reporting and data use by School Districts and the general public. Data Collections – Integrating the collection, refinement and use of educational data to meet federal and state reporting requirements, ensuring...
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Disciplinary Action

The Certification Investigation Review is provided by the Certification Investigations' Office of the Nebraska Department of Education. The documents set forth herein are copies of orders and reprimands issued by the State Board of Education, the Commissioner of Education, or the Nebraska Professional Practices Commission, involving Nebraska certificate holders, and...
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Early Childhood Nutrition Education Chart

Power Panther Preschool Implementation Manual Eight child care lessons that encourage fruit and vegetable consumption and increased physical activity. Healthy Snacks and Physical Activities for Early Childhood Program Healthy snack ideas, fun physical activities, and suggested books to incorporate into lessons in the early childhood setting. More Than Mud Pies...
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Eat Family Style Dining

Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining (EAT FSD) is a research initiative at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The EAT FSD approach provides holistic training for childcare providers for meeting the recommendations for feeding young children (2-5 years) to decrease the incidence of childhood obesity. Family style dining (FSD) is a widely...
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Eat Play and Grow

                         Eat Play Grow Eat Play Grow is an early childhood health curriculum that teaches children and their caregivers how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. The curriculum offers a series of 11 healthy lifestyle lessons with hands-on activities, essential facts, and simple strategies that make healthy choices...
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Education and Training

Welcome to the Education and Training Website! If you are visiting, most likely you are: Exploring what NDE has for you in Education and Training! Starting a CTSO chapter of Educators Rising in your school! Encouraging a student that has a future in teaching to go for it! Preparing to...
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Educator Effectiveness

 Have questions about Educator Effectiveness? Ask them here!  Effective Educator Presentation:  NDE Day 2020 (PDF) Nebraska Leadership and Learning Network (NLLN) Presentation:  NDE Day 2020 (PDF)   Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards The Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards were approved by the Nebraska State Board of Education in...
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Educator Preparation

Quick Link News Content Test Scores Updated - 7-12-18 Preparing quality teachers and other professional educators for the State of Nebraska is a vital component of the Nebraska Department of Education's mission. The Teacher Education Program Approval section is charged with the responsibility of reviewing and approving teacher and administrator...
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