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Family and Community Engagement

"Raising the next generation is a shared responsibility. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits." -U.S. Department of Education The Nebraska Department of Education identified family engagement as an essential area of focus in its new Accountability for a Quality Education...
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HIV AIDS Education

Welcome to the HIV/AIDS Education & Prevention Homepage Healthy Youth Nebraska: Addressing Risks, Resiliency & Barriers to Success Conference Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 Holiday Inn in Kearney HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Overview HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.   It is the result of the HIV...
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reVISION

reVISION is a year-long process that provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current career education systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing economy. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders,...
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OER – Open Education Resources

Open educational resources(OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes. The development and promotion of open educational resources is often motivated by a desire to provide an alternate or enhanced educational paradigm. Most OER...
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CTE Data and Research

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Data & Research website provides quick access to empirical information related to Career & Technical Education (CTE) in Nebraska, including resources on topics such as CTE student outcomes, data reporting and accountability, return on investment, and labor market information.   Nebraska CTE Delivers!    71% of Nebraska's...
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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 Marisol Birth, Program Specialist 402/471-4826 Marisol.birth@nebraska.gov Jan Drbal, Professional Assistant 402/471-4830 jan.drbal@nebraska.gov Central Community College Area Ann Chambers, Director PO Box 4903 Grand Island, NE...
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About the Programs

EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAM INFORMATION There are sixteen (16) approved educator preparation programs in Nebraska. In addition to the requirement that all Nebraska institutions successfully complete the state program approval process, a majority of institutions have also attained national accreditation by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or...
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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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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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Future Ready Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

3 Taglines which describe focus of work in this area Builds Instructional Partnerships Empowers Students as Creators Curates Digital Resources and Tools   Builds Instructional Partnerships OUTCOME: Partners with educators to design and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship,...
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NET Force

Agenda NET Force Meeting Final Agenda-4.13.18 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. January 23, 2015 Agenda. September 19, 2014 Agenda. May 16, 2014 Agenda....
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Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Nebraska's Waiver from NCLB Nebraska’s written request for ESEA Flexibility shifts the focus of accountability and gives us a more robust picture of what our students can do. It is an opportunity to outline our goals, create a shared vision and tell our Nebraska story. The link to the waiver...
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Future Ready Budget and Resources

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Invests Strategically in Digital Resources     Invests Strategically in Digital Resources OUTCOME: Leverages an understanding of school and community needs to identify and invest in digital resources to support student learning. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians: ~Invest...
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NDE Legislative Corner

In an effort to keep others informed on important legislation impacting education in our state, the Communications and Outreach team has developed the NDE Legislative Corner. The Nebraska Unicameral is typically in session January through April. NDE Legislative Corner March 24, 2017 NDE Legislative Corner March 10, 2017 NDE Legislative...
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Future Ready Robust Infrastructure

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of the work in this area Ensures Equitable Digital Access     Ensures Equitable Digital Access OUTCOME: Provides and advocates for equitable access to connectivity, digital devices, information, resources, programming, and services in support of the district’s strategic vision. Sample Strategies for Future...
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Future Ready Data and Privacy

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Advocates for Student Privacy     Advocates for Student Privacy OUTCOME: Teaches and promotes student data privacy through their instruction and role as educational leaders. Sample Strategies ~Parent training on privacy, digital citizenship and online safety ~Regular lessons...
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Future Ready Community Partnerships

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Cultivates Community Partnerships     Cultivates Community Partnerships OUTCOME: Cultivates partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning...
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Future Ready Use of Space and Time

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Designs Collaborative Spaces     Designs Collaborative Spaces OUTCOME: Provides flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration and community. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians ~Reevaluate Makerspace design areas ~Replace old bookcases with shorter, mobile bookcases ~Purchase flexible...
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Health Science

Career Pathways and Specialty Examples Health Informatics Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications...
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Future Ready Personalized Professional Development

  1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Facilitates Professional Learning     Facilitates Professional Learning OUTCOME: Leads professional learning to cultivate broader understanding of the skills that comprise success in a digital age (e.g., critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, technology competencies, etc.) Sample Strategies...
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Entrepreneurship

Course Outlines Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) Entrepreneurship Course Outline - Southwest High School Lesson Plans Are You Affected by Advertising? - Centennial Public School Selling Yourself - Centennial Public School Event Promotion Lesson Prom Closet - Waverly High...
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