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Teacher Certification

Section A I want to be a Nebraska Educator and I have never held any Nebraska Certificate Teaching Certificates & Permits Administrative Certificates & Permits Special Services Certificates & Permits Section B I am a Nebraska Educator and want to renew, update or advance my Certificate Certificate Application Renewals Adding...
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Nebraska Adult Education and GED®

The application period for Adult Education and Family Literacy Act funding is now closed.  Current applicants have until April 5, 2018 5:00 CST to submit their application for consideration. March 8, 2018 - See AEFLA RFP Application Frequently Asked Pages under "Adult Education" tab March 7, 2018 - See Pre-Bidder's...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education Transition Conference 2018  Presented by NDE Office of Special Education in collaboration with Nebraska VR February 27, 2018 - February 28, 2018 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE REGISTER HERE FOR THE 2018 TRANSITION CONFERENCE  NDE SPED Stakeholder Meeting -- December 15, 2017 Power...
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NSSRS Resources

Last Updated: 12/01/2017 Nebraska Student and Staff Record System (NSSRS) documentation is organized as follows: Calendar  - Schedule of file submissions and collections Instructions -  Instructions for each NSSRS file specification Postsecondary - Postsecondary Related Information NSSRS Validations - Interactive list of NSSRS Validations Consolidated Data Collection (CDC) - Instructions for each CDC collection...
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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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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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English Learner Programs

The purposes of Title III are to: Improve the education of English Learners by assisting them attain English proficiency, attain high levels of academic achievement in English and meet challenging academic standards. AND Provide enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth. Contact Information Terri Schuster, 402-471-4694 terri.schuster@nebraska.gov Brooke David,...
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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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Educator Preparation

WELCOME TO THE EDUCATOR PREPARATION HOME PAGE Quick Link News EETP Application Information Page now available - Application is now available - 04-02-18 NDE 20-004 Report and Rule 24 Matrices - 2-15-18 Content Test Scores Updated - 8-18-17 Preparing quality teachers and other professional educators for the State of Nebraska is...
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Federal Programs

2018-03-05_CoverLetter_NPWithinBoundaries_ConsultationEducation is primarily a State and local responsibility in the United States. It is States and communities, as well as public and private organizations of all kinds, that establish schools and colleges, develop curricula, and determine requirements for enrollment and graduation. These federal programs assist in completing the educational goals...
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Migrant Education Program

About the Nebraska Migrant Education Program (MEP) MEP Flyer The Nebraska Migrant Education Program (MEP) has been working to ensure that migrant children fully benefit from the same free public education provided to other children. To achieve this, the MEP supports educational programs for migrant children to help reduce the...
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Educator Effectiveness

Educator Effectiveness   Educator Effectiveness Belief Statement The State Board believes that students should be surrounded by effective educators throughout their learning experiences such that schools and districts develop effective teachers and leaders who establish a culture of success. Nebraska Strategic Vision and Direction - Outcomes and Goals for Educator...
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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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Multicultural/Diversity Education

Power of the Role Models: interactive, downloadable--updated May 2016 Standards NDE standards has incorporated multicultural education. Visit the weblink to review by content area. Standards Webpage   Power of the Role Models Interactive website displaying Native American's from Nebraska and their occupations. https://sites.google.com/a/education.ne.gov/power-of-role-models/    

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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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Nebraska Events

Click here for the 2017-2018 Entrepreneurship Events, Competitions, and Conference 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”...
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General Policy Statements

GENERAL EDUCATION POLICY STATEMENTS Topic Number Date of Adoption/Revision/ Reaffirmation Date of Expiration         Nondiscrimination and Equal Educational Opportunity in Schools G1 03/06/15 03/06/19 Accountability for a Quality Education System, for Today and Tomorrow (AQuESTT) G2 10/02/15 10/02/19 Reading/Writing G4 10/06/11 04/03/19 Policy for School Counseling G5...
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