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Nebraska Commissioner of Education

Matthew L. Blomstedt, Ph.D. Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt is the Nebraska Commissioner of Education and was appointed by the Nebraska State Board of Education on January 2, 2014. A native Nebraskan, Commissioner Blomstedt’s priorities focus on local, regional, statewide, and national education issues. His experience includes education...
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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 2021 Nebraska Farm to School Institute:Selection of School Teams Congratulations to the following Nebraska schools selected for the 2021 Nebraska Farm to School Institute: Banner County School (Harrisburg, NE) Burwell Public Schools (Burwell, NE) Gering High School (Gering, NE) Humboldt/Tablerock-Steinauer Public Schools (Humboldt, NE) Overton Public School (Overton, NE)...
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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

Help, My Child is Being Bullied  Begin with this link for more bullying information Suicide Prevention Training flyer Nebraska Suicide Prevention Training Flyer PFA Spring 2021 training flyer Psychological First Aid Spring 2021 Training Flyer Developing Your EOP Plan Developing an Emergency Operations Plan Threat Assessment Training Threat Assessment brochure...
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NeMTSS Framework

NeMTSS Summit Presentations2020 - "Moving Forward Into the Unknown" 2020 Virtual NeMTSS Summit Presentations *Please note; The 2020 Virtual presentations are linked  to the UNL MTSS website* 2019 - "Better Together" Below are some presenter materials from the 2019 NeMTSS Summit *Only presentations that were made available to us by...
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NET Force

AGENDA April 12, 2019 Agenda March 1, 2019 Agenda DRAFT September 7, 2018 Agenda April 13, 2018 Agenda February 2, 2018 Agenda September 22, 2017 Agenda April 24, 2017 Agenda January 13, 2017 Agenda September 23, 2016 Agenda May 20, 2016 Agenda January 22, 2016 Agenda May 1, 2015 Agenda...
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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. We Have Moved - As of March 1, 2021 New Address Mailing address (USPS)                                   ...
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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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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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Revision of – 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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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. Part B Federal Application Public Commenting open 3.19.2021...
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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 April 2, 2021 meeting of the Nebraska State Board of Education will be held, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 20-36 this order has been extended to expire on 04/30/2021, by a combination of in-person, videoconferencing, and teleconferencing on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at the Courtyard by...
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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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