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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

New to Career Development? Click below for an introduction. Nebraska Career Development Model: An Introduction Engage! a Middle School Career Development Curriculum is updated! Now offered is a variety of course delivery formats: in person, online or blended learning. Click on the flyer below for details.   The Nebraska Career...
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Nebraska School Safety

The Nebraska Department of Education is creating a comprehensive School Safety Task Force to review current school safety, security, and preparedness practices and identify evidence-based strategies and impactful solutions to ensure Nebraska’s schools remain safe. Applications for this task force has been closed. Read more information on the task force....
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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 Keynote presenters: George M. Batsche, Ed.D., professor of school psychology and director emeritus of the Institute for School Reform, the University of South Florida in Tampa Adolph Brown,...
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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 NDE Waiver Request Announcement for Congregate SFSP Meal Service During Excessive Heat NDE Waiver Request Announcement for Selected...
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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

Aaron Jones, Career Field Specialist aaron.jones@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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Skilled and Technical Sciences

Welcome to Skilled and Technical Sciences! Skilled and Technical Sciences (STS) consists of four career clusters: Architecture and Construction; Energy and Engineering; Manufacturing; and Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics.  Through hands-on learning, STS classrooms and labs prepare students with the knowledge and skills that are desperately needed to advance to postsecondary...
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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. The State of Nebraska, Department of Education –...
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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

The State Board of Education will meet September 1 and 2, 2022, in Lincoln, NE at Nebraska Innovation Campus, Banquet Hall, 2021 Transformation Drive, Lincoln, NE 68508.  Members of the public should enter from the north entrance marked, “Conference Center.” The State Board will have a Work Session on Thursday,...
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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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Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Welcome to the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team Webpage The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment 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, learning, and assessment; Coordinating processes to develop and...
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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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Work Based Learning

Please visit our NEW Workplace Experiences website http://www.nebraskaworkplaceexperiences.com Contact Therese Marzouk Work-Based Learning 500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor Lincoln, NE  68510-2611 Phone: (402) 471-2494 therese.marzouk@nebraska.gov

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World Language Week

World Language Week 2022 Information World Language Week 2022 Calendar World language educators and students are encouraged to celebrate the power of languages to be college, career, and civic ready. World Language Week celebrates the teaching and learning of world languages in the state of Nebraska. Nebraska has a long heritage...
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