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21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st CCLC is a federally-funded competitive grant program designed to support the establishment of community learning centers serving students in high need school buildings. Funding is provided by the Federal government through the No Child Left Behind Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and is administered by the Nebraska Department of Education....
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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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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

President Obama announced a limited time, one-time infusion of federal funds with the first principle of the funds to save and create jobs. Key requirements for applying for and utilizing these funds are (1)providing equitable, highly qualified teacher distribution; (2) improving collection and use of data; (3) enhance the quality of state...
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Business, Marketing, and Management and Information Technology

Welcome BMIT Educators! Save the date for one of our upcoming workshops. Registration is now open for BMIT Fall Workshop! CLICK HERE to register. October 3: Beatrice– ESU 5, 900 W. Court Street, Beatrice October 15: Scottsbluff – Western Nebraska Community College, Harms Advanced Technology Center, Room A103, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff October...
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CACFP Online Modules

Nebraska Team Nutrition is providing additional 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. Trainings can be completed on your own time and include a training video and printable resources and links....
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Certification Investigations

The purpose of the Certification Investigations' Office is to ensure that individuals who hold a certificate issued by the Nebraska Department of Education adhere to the standards of professional conduct and ethics as set forth in Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 27 (Rule 27).  A Standards of Conduct and...
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Commissioner

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is a constitutional agency approved by Nebraska voters. The Department operates under the authority of an elected board of education. NDE is organized into teams that interact to operate the agency and carry out the duties assigned by state and federal statutes and the...
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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

Physical Education Standards Adopted 10/7/2016 A Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP) model consists of eight 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, community organizations that serve youth and...
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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...
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Current Hearing Drafts

Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 9, HDRule9_Repeal_2018, Regulations and Procedures for Proration of Affiliated School System Bond Funds, as approved by the Commissioner March 29, 2018.  A public hearing was held 5/16/18, approved for appeal by the State Board 6/8/2018 and sent to AGO 6/8/2018. Title 93, Nebraska Administrative Code,...
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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...
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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...
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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

Educator Effectiveness   Educator Effectiveness Belief Statement The State Board believes that students should be surrounded by effective educators throughout their learning experiences such that schools and districts develop effective teachers and leaders who establish a culture of success. Nebraska Strategic Vision and Direction - Outcomes and Goals for Educator...
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Educator Preparation

WELCOME TO THE EDUCATOR PREPARATION HOME PAGE Quick Link News EETP Application is now closed - 05-08-18 NDE 20-004 Report and Rule 24 Matrices - 2-15-18 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...
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