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reVISION Action Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the reVISION Action grant is to improve, modernize, or expand career education programs to align with Nebraska’s economic priorities and workforce labor demands. The Perkins reVISION Action Grant program provides Perkins funds for secondary school districts to help implement the reVISION Action Plan developed in...
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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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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 Personalized Professional Development Gear

Primary Objective: Provide Opportunities for educators and leaders to deepen their Future Ready knowledge. Focus Areas:      ~ Identify and partner with business, community, professional and parent associations, and regional education associations to support Future Ready efforts.      ~ Engage with higher education institutions to create a K...
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Fall STS In-service Workshops

2018 STS Fall In-service Workshop Schedule Scottsbluff - Tuesday, October 2 , 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Western Nebraska Community College - WNCC Harms Center – Room C139 North Platte - Wednesday, October 3, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Central Time) North Platte Community College - North Campus Room 202 Kearney -...
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NET Force

Agenda NET Force Meeting Final Agenda-4.13.18 February 2, 2018 Agenda September 22, 2017 Agenda April 24, 2017 Agenda January 13, 2017 Agenda September 23, 2016 Agenda May 20, 2016 Agenda. January 22, 2016 Agenda. May 1, 2015 Agenda. January 23, 2015 Agenda. September 19, 2014 Agenda. May 16, 2014 Agenda....
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Future Ready Robust Infrastructure Gear

Primary Objective: Establish a technology ecosystem to ensure every school exceeds industry-connectivity standards. Focus areas:      ~ Identify and make available resources to provide every school with access to high speed, high capacity internet.      ~ Collaborate with local and regional organizations to insure every district and school...
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Future Ready Community Partnerships Gear

Primary Objective: Establish a Future Ready coalition of interested and invested organizations and parties. Focus Areas:      ~ Identify and partner with business, community, professional and parent accociations and regional education associations to support Future Ready efforts.      ~ Engage with higher education institutions to create a K...
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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. The link to the waiver...
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Nebraska Events

Click here for the 2017-2018 Entrepreneurship Events, Competitions, and Conferences in Nebraska. Nebraska Career Education Conference Younes Conference Center & Holiday Inn Convention Center - Kearney, NE Click the above link for conference information & updates. The NCE Conference will offer sessions focused on “how to” infuse entrepreneurship into career...
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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...
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Future Ready Use of Space & Time Gear

Primary Objective: Create opportunities for districts to explore innovative classroom models. Focus areas:      ~ Provide alternatives to seat-time that enable compentency based instructional models.      ~ Create flexibility to enable anytime, anywhere instructional programs.   The Future Ready Nebraska Council has developed several goals to guide the...
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Future Ready Data & Privacy Gear

Primary Objectives: Provide useful and meaningful data to leaders and educators to support instruction and decisionmaking.  Articulate clear expectations relating to the privacy of student data. Focus areas:      ~ Align state data systems to reduce redundancy, streamline data collection and facilitate analysis and use of data.    ...
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NDE Legislative Corner

In an effort to keep others informed on important legislation impacting education in our state, the Communications and Outreach team has developed the NDE Legislative Corner. The Nebraska Unicameral is typically in session January through April. NDE Legislative Corner March 24, 2017 NDE Legislative Corner March 10, 2017 NDE Legislative...
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Secondary CTE Data Reporting

Career Education data are collected to support the federal reporting of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. All templates, forms, data reporting calendar, and instructions for interfacing with the NSSRS are available on the NSSRS homepage. The due date for these templates is June 15th. There is an audit...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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Menu Planning and Recipes

USDA Healthy Meals Menu Planning Tools  USDA Menu Planning Toolkit includes nutrient analysis, meal buying guide, samples menus, and training for food service providers CACFP Recipes Child and Adult Care Food Program Recipes provided by USDA in both family size quantities and larger servings for centers. USDA What’s Cooking? The...
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Team Nutrition Resources Chart

Team Nutrition Team Nutrition, an initiative of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, supports national efforts to promote lifelong healthy food choices and physical activity by improving the nutrition practices of the Child Nutrition Programs. They provide resources to schools, child care settings, and summer meal...
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