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Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services Vision Statement Nutrition Services provides leadership that inspires service of nutritious meals to children, students and adults. Nutrition Services Programs National School Lunch and Breakfast Program Child and Adult Care Food Program Summer Feeding Service Program Child Nutrition Program Statistics Schools, Organizations and Institutions Participating in Child Nutrition...
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Office of Early Childhood

Our Vision: All young Nebraska children are secure, healthy, and successful. The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to: develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships...
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Our Team

Kristin Vest Human Sciences and Education Career Field Specialist 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 kristin.vest@nebraska.gov Phone: 402-471-4814 Fax: 402-471-4565 Marty Peregoy Educators Rising State Adviser 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 marty.peregoy@nebraska.gov Phone: 402-560-2034 Fax: 402-471-4565 Terri Behl Professional Assistant 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509-4987...
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Perkins Report Cards

Perkins Report Cards provide an overview of each local education agency (LEA) and district's student performance outcomes relative to Nebraska Career Education's goals agreed upon annually with the United States Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Office (OCTAE). If an LEA fails to meet a performance goal, they are...
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Physical Education

Physical Education Standards Adopted 10/7/2016 Physical Education is an integral part of total education of a child. It is the cornerstone in developing an active lifestyle, providing opportunities to guide young people in the process of becoming physically active for a lifetime. Quality physical education programs increase the physical competence,...
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Poverty and Limited English

The Nebraska Legislature enacted two laws, LB 79-1013 and LB 79-1014 as guidelines for Poverty and Limited English Proficient Plans. This web site will offer guidance, support and resources for successful completion of these plans. Poverty/LEP Plan Questions for Financial, Submission, Approval and Accessing: Allowance Expenditure Requirements or State Aid...
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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools. Veterans Education Mission Statement We are designated as the...
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Research and Evaluation

The Nebraska Department of Education is committed to providing high-quality evidence to inform statewide educational policy and decision-making. As such, the Research & Evaluation operation is dedicated to pursuing the research priorities of the Commissioner of Education and the Nebraska State Board of Education. What follows is a selection of...
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Resources for Child Care Providers

CACFP Menu Planning Guide (Wisconsin) Sixteen weeks of cycle menus, recipes that are CACFP creditable shopping lists to go with menus, and guidance regarding choking hazards and allergies. Setting the Stage for Eating Well: The Nutrition Environment (Missouri) Presentation introduces preschool teachers and food service staff to the benefits of...
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reVISION

Since 2012, the NDE’s reVISION process has been instrumental in improving and strengthening CTE in Nebraska! This process provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current CTE systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing...
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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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reVISION Initial Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the Perkins reVISION Initial grant is to assist local school districts in completing the reVISION Career Education strategic planning process. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders, the reVISION process links career educators, school administrators, school counselors, industry professionals, and community leaders. Through...
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Rules and Regulations

General Information Regarding NDE Rules and Regulations Statutory Authority: The Administrative Procedures Act (Sections 84-901 to 84-920 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska) contains the main statutory provisions detailing how state agency rules and regulations are adopted. Under state law, the terms "rules" and "regulations" may be used interchangeably. The...
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Science Education

Nebraska’s Vision for Science Education Nebraska’s students demonstrate the scientific literacy necessary to be civic minded decision makers and demonstrate readiness for college, career, and lifelong learning. As critical consumers, students gather, analyze, and communicate information from multiple sources and make connections to their lived lives. Engaged in authentic and...
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Secondary CTE Data Reporting

Career and Technical Education data are collected to support the federal reporting requirements of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. All definitions for data elements, the data reporting calendar, and instructions for interfacing with ADVISER are available on the ADVISER Resources home page. There are...
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Social Studies Education

Nebraska 150 Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources We have gathered some of the many Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources and put them all in one place. Please visit the link at the left under "Resources" for a link to our webpage, and links to other great things going on in the State of Nebraska....
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Special Education

Structured Literacy Webinar - "Understanding Structured Literacy" with Abby Burke and Rhea Hochstein 10.8.2019 Guidance on Special Education Certification - April 2019 Guidance on Special Education Certification – Reimbursable under IDEA (PDF) Technical Assistance/Guidance Documents Extended School Year (ESY) Guidance Document - Aug 2018 (PDF) Improving Learning for Children with...
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Standards & Proficiency

The 2019 Nebraska World Language Standards The Nebraska World Language Standards describe the knowledge and skills that students should learn, but they do not prescribe particular curriculum, lessons, teaching techniques, or activities. These standards create a framework for teaching and learning, and they articulate a trajectory for knowledge acquisition across...
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State Board of Education

Live Video Stream - State Board of Education Work Session - December 9, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) State Board of Education Board Meeting - December 10, 2019 (9:00 a.m.) The State Board of Education is an elected, constitutional body that sets policy and ensures that the State Department of Education functions...
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Teaching and Learning

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning Team Webpage The Teaching and Learning Team provides leadership, service, and support to help all learners become contributing and fulfilled members of society by: Providing leadership, content expertise, and technical assistance related to teaching and learning; Coordinating processes to develop and implement content-specific standards...
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Teaching Resource Websites

Center for Applied Linguistic Resources Guide Comprehensive and easy to navigate listing of multiple resources for the language program Curriki Aims to provide a place online where educators from anywhere in the world can post curricula and lesson plans for review and use by fellow classroom teachers. Enchanted Learning A...
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The Good News Series

Inspiring stories and positive messages about students, clients, and schools in Nebraska. November 2019 Good NEWSletter: Nebraska "Crunches" the Competition Nebraska “crunched” eight other states in a friendly competition in October. In celebration of National Farm to School month, Nebraska joined Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah,...
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Title I-A

Title I-A is a program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Federal funds are currently allocated through four statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates...
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