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Educator Effectiveness

Nebraska Teacher & Principal Performance Standards The Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Standards were approved by the Nebraska State Board of Education in April 2020.  The standards are linked below: NTPPS Document 2021 Educator Effectiveness Summit Videos Day 1 Keynote Day 2 Keynote Rubrics The rubrics will serve as a...
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Educator Preparation

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 education programs that lead to certification to teach, administer...
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Educator Resources

Educator Resources: For Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs For Distance Learning World Language Programs (coming soon) ESU Course Clearinghouse for Distance Learning Offerings For Heritage Speakers Programs For Educator Professional Development For Dual Language Programs Must-Mark Websites: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Nebraska International Language Association...
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Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Nebraska's Waiver from NCLB Nebraska’s written request for ESEA Flexibility shifts the focus of accountability and gives us a more robust picture of what our students can do. It is an opportunity to outline our goals, create a shared vision and tell our Nebraska story. Nebraska's waiver from NCLB. The...
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English Language Arts Education

2021 English Language Arts Standards Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts Adopted by the State Board of Education on September 2, 2021 2021 ELA Standards (vertical) (pdf) 2021 ELA Standards Resources 2021 K-5 ELA Standards (Horizontal) (pdf) 2021 6-12 ELA Standards (Horizontal) (pdf) 2021 K-12 ELA...
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English Learner Programs

Nebraska’s EL Mission To lead and support academic language learning so that English Learners have meaningful access to high-quality instruction that will prepare them for learning, earning, and living. NDE Vision Partnering for the best education for all . . . for life. NDE Values Equity of access and opportunity...
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Entrepreneurship Education

  Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education The Nebraska Department of Education provides statewide: Curriculum support Technical assistance Professional development Entrepreneurship education outreach and services provided through Nebraska Career Education include: Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education website Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education listserv Nebraska Career Education Conference sessions Publicity for local, state, and national activities Support and...
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Expanded Learning Opportunities

Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities for Nebraska K-12 Youth What is an ELO? The term Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELOs) describes an array of safe and structured programs that offer healthy growth, development and academic opportunities for youth. In Nebraska, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) are ELOs that provide...
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Fall STS In-service Workshops

2021 STS Fall In-Service Workshops Visit STS Fall In-Service Registration to registration for your session Registration closed September 21, 2021 Scottsbluff - Tuesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Aulick Industries, 730 Ave I, Scottsbluff, NE. Lunch and tour included (Bring Photo ID. No shorts or open-toed shoes). North Platte...
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Family and Community Engagement

"Raising the next generation is a shared responsibility. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits." -U.S. Department of Education The Nebraska Department of Education identified family engagement as an essential area of focus in its new Accountability for a Quality Education...
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FCSTN – Family & Consumer Sciences Teachers of Nebraska

  FCSTN Webpage   Why should you Join FCSTN?  Spring 2020 Promo Video   Retired Membership Flyer   The benefits of belonging to FCSTN include: Access to curriculum files contributed by veteran FCS teachers Promotional items designed for FCS education marketing and support Newsletters about our members and events Awards for teachers...
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Federal Programs

Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Education's Federal Programs web page. Upcoming ESSA Consolidated Grant Trainings Wednesday, September 22nd     10:00 to 12:00 (Central Time) Tuesday,  September 28th            10:00 to 12:00 (Central Time) Monday,  October 4th                  ...
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Fine Arts Education

Fine Arts Education Resources for Remote Learning Additional Remote Learning Resources: Fine Arts (SEADAE) Instructional Resources "Why I Wear a Mask" Student Video (Also in Spanish & Arabic) Join our Fine Arts Listservs: You may join one or all of them. We will send out information regarding each discipline. MEDIA...
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Future Ready Budget and Resources

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Invests Strategically in Digital Resources   Invests Strategically in Digital Resources OUTCOME: Leverages an understanding of school and community needs to identify and invest in digital resources to support student learning. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians: ~Invest in maker...
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Future Ready Community Partnerships

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Cultivates Community Partnerships   Cultivates Community Partnerships OUTCOME: Cultivates partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning process. Sample...
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Future Ready Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

3 Taglines which describe focus of work in this area Builds Instructional Partnerships Empowers Students as Creators Curates Digital Resources and Tools   Builds Instructional Partnerships OUTCOME: Partners with educators to design and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship,...
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Future Ready Data and Privacy

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Advocates for Student Privacy   Advocates for Student Privacy OUTCOME: Teaches and promotes student data privacy through their instruction and role as educational leaders. Sample Strategies ~Parent training on privacy, digital citizenship and online safety ~Regular lessons on digital...
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Future Ready Personalized Professional Development

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Facilitates Professional Learning   Facilitates Professional Learning OUTCOME: Leads professional learning to cultivate broader understanding of the skills that comprise success in a digital age (e.g., critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, technology competencies, etc.) Sample Strategies ~Teach professional...
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Future Ready Robust Infrastructure

1 Tagline which describes the focus of the work in this area Ensures Equitable Digital Access   Ensures Equitable Digital Access OUTCOME: Provides and advocates for equitable access to connectivity, digital devices, information, resources, programming, and services in support of the district’s strategic vision. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians...
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Future Ready Use of Space and Time

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Designs Collaborative Spaces     Designs Collaborative Spaces OUTCOME: Provides flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration and community. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians ~Reevaluate Makerspace design areas ~Replace old bookcases with shorter, mobile bookcases ~Purchase flexible seating...
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Go NAP SACC

   What is Go NAP SACC? From mealtime, to playtime, to story time, children have many opportunities each day to learn and practice healthy habits. Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Go NAP SACC) is a trusted process that helps child care centers and homes go the extra...
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Grants Management System

Users who are tasked with the management/oversight of their agency's grant applications and missed one of our District Administrator GMS Security Webinars can find resources below.   Grants Management System (GMS) Description and Purpose The GMS is a web-based system used by the Department for processing various grants and plans....
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Health Education

Health Education is a unique and separate academic discipline. It influences individual, family, and societal development, knowledge, attitudes and behavior and seeks the improvement of individual, family and community health. Health education helps individuals seek that which moves them toward optimal stages of wellness. It means also to aid individuals...
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Health Science

Career Pathways and Specialty Examples Health Informatics Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications...
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