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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 Jessica Igo, 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 Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

DECA DECA is organized around an ambitious goal: to improve education and career opportunities for students interested in careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) provides innovative leadership and career development programs for students interested in business administration, management,...
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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

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 Example Bullying Policy Annual Suicide Prevention Training for School Personnel Annual Suicide Prevention Training for School Personnel Suicide Prevention NDE SBQ-R Training Flyer...
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NeMTSS Framework

Registration is open now for the 2021 Nebraska MTSS Summit on Oct. 7 and 8! “Essentials for Renewal and Acceleration” is the theme of this year’s all-virtual event, hosted by the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Special Education. The cost is $25 per registrant. The first 300 people to register...
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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. Back to School Planning School Nutrition Guidance Quick Links Waivers at a Glance Meal counting/claiming SSO Application Guide (coming soon) Meal Applications for SY21-22 Verification for SY21-22 Menu Planning &  Meal Pattern...
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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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