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Nebraska Adult Education Directors

Nebraska Department of Education Tate Lauer, Director Nebraska Department of Education PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509 402/471-4807  FAX 402/471-0117 tate.lauer@nebraska.gov Carla Stucky Shuck, Consultant 402/471-4806 Carla.stuckyshuck@nebraska.gov Laura Ruppert Adult Education Program Specialist phone: 402/471-4384 laura.ruppert@nebraska.gov Cindy Heiser, Program Associate 402/471-4830 cindy.heiser@nebraska.gov Central Community College Area Becky Fausett, Director PO Box 4903...
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Nebraska Career & Technical Education

Strengthening Nebraska's High-Quality CTE System From a beginning in the early 1900's that focused on training young men to return to the farm, CTE has been an important part of education in Nebraska. For over a century, as part of comprehensive high schools and postsecondary institutions, CTE has provided students...
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Nebraska eBooks

Welcome to the Nebraska eBooks Project! The NeBooks Project is a partnership between schools, state agencies and non-profit organizations across Nebraska for the common purpose of providing quality instructional materials. The initial focus of this project was creating Nebraska focused eBooks for use in meeting 4th grade Nebraska History standards....
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Nebraska Farm To School

ANNOUNCEMENTS The Nebraska Department of Education was awarded a Team Nutrition grant that will expand our Harvest of the Month program to include four new items: beef, bison, rhubarb, and aronia berries. The NDE will be rolling out *new* standardized recipes for school use that feature these local Nebraska items,...
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Nebraska Future Ready Librarians

Nebraska has adopted the Future Ready framework and convened it's own Future Ready Nebraska Council to assist in guiding the Future Ready Nebraska plan forward. The Council is  committed to using their expertise and knowledge to shape and communicate the vision, strategic objectives, and actions intended to transform the digital education...
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Nebraska School Counseling

COVID-19 Resources for School Counselors NDE Coronavirus Resources for Schools - LAUNCH NE NSCA - Nebraska School Counselor Association NSCA - Information & Resources during COVID 19 ASCA - American School Counselor Association ASCA – COVID resources and virtual school counseling information Social Emotional Learning Online Recording Slide Presentation Resource...
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Nebraska School Safety

Safe2HelpNE Toll Free Number            Toll Free Nebraska Number:  833-980-7233 LB 322 infographic ver3 (pdf) Annual Safety Requirements for Schools Safety Requirements for Schools 21-22 Help, My Child is Being Bullied  Begin with this link for more bullying information Bullying Prevention Infographic Annual Suicide Prevention Training...
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NeMTSS Framework

2022 Hybrid NeMTSS Summit – “Creating Coherence” October 13-14, 2022 In-Person – Younes Conference Center North – Kearney, NE Virtual – Zoom The hybrid event will feature engaging presentations and interactive breakout sessions around the theme of “Creating Coherence.” Registration and more details – HERE If you haven’t already, join...
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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 ReferencesQuick Links Quick Links SY 2022 School Meals Program Training Opportunities Waivers at a Glance Meal Pattern Waiver Sodium Wavier Request February 2022 School Meals Newsletter Nutrition Services Contact...
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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 Staff

Tony Glenn, Career Field Specialist tony.glenn@nebraska.gov (531) 739-8224 Greg Stahr, Education Specialist SkillsUSA Nebraska State Advisor greg.stahr@nebraska.gov (531) 510-7370 Judy Thiem Career and Technical Education Office Associate judy.thiem@nebraska.gov (402) 309-6413 Send SkillsUSA Materials to: Nebraska SkillsUSA PO Box 94654 Lincoln, NE 68509-4654 Send SkillsUSA Payments to: Nebraska SkillsUSA ℅ Grafton...
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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...
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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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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 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

Ethos for Science Education in NebraskaWhy?What?How?Why? Purpose Statement Science is a systematic sense-making process, aimed at figuring out the physical and natural world through observation and investigation. Scientists: look closely, question deeply, think critically, and connect related data and phenomena to identify patterns pay attention to our place as humans...
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Social Studies Education

Welcome to Social Studies Education Social Studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology, as...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education - Our Purpose To lead the improvement of outcomes for preparing all children and students with disabilities and their families for learning, earning, and living through effective use of data, collaboration, communication, and a framework of differentiated support. American Rescue Plan Resources NDE ESSERS (ARP) Home...
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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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