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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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ADVISER Resources

ADVISER Resource Google site- https://sites.google.com/a/education.ne.gov/adviser-early-adopter-program/ Click here for the NSSRS to ADVISER Roadmap Calendar ADVISER Calendar: 2019-2020 Updated Oct 17, 2019 ADVISER 2019-2020 Fall Workdays –  ADVISER Workday Calendar ADVISER workdays have been scheduled for the 2019-2020 Fall and 2018-2019 Follow Up collections.  Please contact the ESU to register for these...
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Assessment Resources

K-12 FL Assessment Instruments Various FL proficiency assessments Teaching Materials: Assessment Tools National Capital Language Resource Center Site provides the how, what, when, and why of assessment in the FL classroom Quia Language test generator that sends grades directly to teacher after students take the assessment on-line. There is a...
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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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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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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 students...
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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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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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Entrepreneurship

Course Outlines Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) Entrepreneurship Course Outline - Southwest High School Lesson Plans Are You Affected by Advertising? - Centennial Public School Selling Yourself - Centennial Public School Event Promotion Lesson Prom Closet - Waverly High...
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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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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 NDE-ESU Family Community Engagement Input Sessions are now scheduled ESU 16, North Platte, March 27 2019, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM ESU...
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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 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 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...
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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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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 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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Human Resources

Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Education Office of Human Resources The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is comprised of individuals who are committed to providing services that ultimately result in a quality education for all Nebraska students. Approximately 500 employees carry out the myriad duties assigned by state and...
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Interactive Sites for Student Use or Teacher Professional Development

StudySpanish.com Site that offers practice with vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and more. No fee for use of the site. Universal Currency Converter Inspiration Software (Kidspiration) Download the interactive graphic organizer program for a free 30 day trial. WebQuest Searchable site of pre-designed interactive lessons for students. Transparent Language While this site...
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