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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

Nebraska Crunch 2023 Participating Counties NEWSLETTERS AND EVENTSNational Farm to School Network Newsletter Receive the most up-to-date information on National Farm to School webinars, resources, best practices and funding opportunities. Newsletter Sign Up GRANTS AND FUNDINGKidsGardening Grant Opportunities KidsGardening offers a variety of grants to new and existing youth garden...
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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. Habitudes for Nebraska Career...
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Nebraska School Safety & Security

Our Mission To guide and support all Nebraska schools in prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts to keep educational communities safe and secure. Quick PDFs Nebraska School Safety Vision Safety and Security Standards Behavioral Health Resources for Schools Update Newsletter  Second Quarter 2024 Newsletter Nebraska School Safety & Security Award...
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NeMTSS Framework

2024 Nebraska MTSS Summit – Hybrid "Super Systems for Success" September 26-27, 2024 Younes Conference Center North Kearney, Nebraska Conference Information “Super Systems for Success” is the theme of this year’s hybrid event, hosted by the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Office of Coordinated Student Support Services....
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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 ReferencesContact Information 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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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 Amanda Cole Career and Technical Education Office Associate amanda.cole@nebraska.gov (402) 937-4367 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

Welcome to the webpage for NDE 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...
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Science Education

The Nebraska Department of Education is conducting a review of the 2017 Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science. As a part of the review process, the NDE requests public input to provide feedback on the current standards. Please provide feedback to nde.sciencestandardsinput@nebraska.gov. Important Science Links 2017 Science Standards STEM...
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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. Journey to Inclusion (PEaK) Grant Applications The application...
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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 June 6 and 7, 2024, in Lincoln, NE at The NDE Office Building, Board Room, 500 South 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510. The State Board Thursday, June 6, 2024 Work Sessions beginning at 10:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. will not be broadcast.  The...
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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 multitude of...
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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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Title IC Migrant Education Program

NebraskaServicesReferralNebraskaMission & Goal To help migratory children and youth meet high academic challenges by overcoming the obstacles created by frequent moves, educational disruption, cultural and language differences, and health-related problems. Ensure that all migrant students reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma (or complete a HSED) that prepares...
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