I Am An Administrator

PAGE

NTPPS Videos

Teacher Standard Videos Planning and Preparation Professionalism The Learning Environment Assessment Instructional Strategies Principal Standard Videos Culture for Learning Staff Support and Development Professional Ethics and Advocacy Continuous Improvement Operations  and Management Vision for Learning

PAGE

Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services Vision Statement Nutrition Services provides leadership that inspires service of nutritious meals to children, students and adults. Back to School Planning School Nutrition Guidance Quick Links Waivers at a Glance Meal counting/claiming SSO Application Guide SSO Claim Guide Meal Applications for SY21-22 Verification for SY21-22 Menu Planning & ...
Read More ›
PAGE

OER Toolkit – Creating

Why Create OER?OER Design TipsCombining LicensesAccessibility ToolsAuthoringWhy Create OER? Why Create OER? Assures academic freedom to add content to your specifications Extends your academic profile Provides more relevant and engaging materials for students Can be regularly updated Reduces costs for districts and students Attribution:  Text a derivative of BCOER Poster, by BCcampus, licensed under CC...
Read More ›
PAGE

OER Toolkit – Licensing

Open Educational Resources (OER) is based on a set of permissions that enable the use and modification of educational content. In this section, one will gain knowledge about the shift from traditional copyright to open licenses, and how to apply open licenses to works created, remixed, and shared. Local  educational...
Read More ›
PAGE

OER Toolkit- Sustainability

How can educators impact the longevity and success of OER in their districts? This module provides tools and tips that will help you influence key sustainability levers—from policy, to funding, to training on OER. Identify OER Funding OpportunitiesTrain Others on OERImpact OER PolicyIdentify OER Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities In the...
Read More ›
PAGE

Office of Coordinated Student Support Services

MISSION: To provide collaborative leadership, coordinated services, support and assistance to ensure all Nebraskans, regardless of background or circumstances, have equitable opportunity for success in learning, earning and living. Welcome to NDE Office of Coordinated Student Support Services Webpage!   The Nebraska Department of Education’s (NDE) Office of Coordinated Student...
Read More ›
PAGE

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...
Read More ›
PAGE

Our Team

Kristin Vest Human Sciences and Education Career Field Specialist 500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor Lincoln, NE  68510-2611 kristin.vest@nebraska.gov Phone: 402-471-4814 Fax: 402-471-4565  

PAGE

Partnerships

Nebraska Arts Council: Stop here for information about the arts in Nebraska and grants that are available. Nebraska Story Arts:  They conduct events and outreach programs for schools, libraries and community agencies. Nebraska Library Commission: A Nebraska site with many links to regional and statewide library resources. Nebraska Humanities Council: This...
Read More ›
PAGE

Perkins Management Guide

The Perkins V Management Guide has been developed to be the main and trusted source of information for CTE administrators when administering CTE programs in Nebraska. All grant recipients (schools, consortia, and community colleges) are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures discussed in this guide for audit compliance...
Read More ›
PAGE

Perkins Report Cards

Check back soon! This page is being updated with Perkins V related information.

PAGE

Perkins V

The Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century law, or “Perkins V,” is a federal education program that invests in secondary, postsecondary and adult Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories. Perkins is: dedicated to the continuous improvement...
Read More ›
PAGE

Perkins V State Plan

State PlanStrategic PrioritiesFunding DistributionState Plan Click here to download Nebraska's Perkins V State Plan.  Strategic Priorities Click here to read more about Nebraska's Perkins V Strategic Priorities. Funding Distribution Click here to review the Perkins funding distribution. 

PAGE

Perkins V State Plan

State PlanStrategic PrioritiesFunding DistributionState Plan Click here to download Nebraska's Perkins V State Plan.  Strategic Priorities Click here to read more about Nebraska's Perkins V Strategic Priorities. Funding Distribution Click here to review the Perkins funding distribution. 

PAGE

Physical Education

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, health-related fitness, self-responsibility, and enjoyment...
Read More ›
PAGE

PL Webinars

Number Bonds: The Foundation of Number Sense (K-5) Composing and decomposing numbers is a critical component of number sense. Webinar participants will explore how number bonds support K-5 learners by utilizing the concrete-pictorial-abstract progression of learning. We’ll also share strategies to develop flexible, fluid learning by using number bonds daily...
Read More ›
PAGE

Plan Origins and Rationale

The 2018 - 2020 Nebraska Statewide Digital Learning and Educational Technology Plan sets forth a commitment and vision for creating an environment in which personalized digital learning is provided to PK - 12 students throughout Nebraska giving them the skills needed for learning, earning, and living. The intention of the...
Read More ›
PAGE

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...
Read More ›
PAGE

Power of Language

Career Education Model World Languages Language in Careers Chinese Language in Careers French   Language in Careers Spanish Language in Careers German

PAGE

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...
Read More ›
PAGE

Public Information and Communications

Mission The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Public Information and Communications is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Public Information and Communications is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear,...
Read More ›
PAGE

Raising the Bar Nebraska World Language Standards

Learn more about the design and construction of the world language standards in order to begin the implementation process. Participants will complete a series of activities designed to help build understanding, to review current programming, and to begin an implementation crosswalk. Materials Raising the Bar Post NILA ESU 4 (Power...
Read More ›
PAGE

Read-At-Home Plan

Read-At-Home Plan for Student Success, Kindergarten - 3rd Grade Dear Caregivers, The Nebraska Department of Education recognizes the role of parents, guardians, and other caregivers and family members in making a positive impact on a child’s school success. Reading with children outside of school is the best way to help...
Read More ›