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Nebraska Commissioner of Education

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is a constitutional agency approved by Nebraska voters. The Department operates under the authority of an elected board of education. NDE is organized into teams that interact to operate the agency and carry out the duties assigned by state and federal statutes and the...
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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 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 NSCA- Nebraska School Counselor Association:  www.neschoolcounselor.org NSCA- Information & Resources during COVID 19:  https://www.neschoolcounselor.org/content.asp?contentid=166 NDE Coronavirus Resources for Schools:  https://www.education.ne.gov/publichealth/resources/   ASCA Toolkits for virtual school counseling: • Crisis Planning and Response • Choosing a College When You Can't Visit Campus • Virtual School Counseling Guidelines • Virtual Elementary School Counseling • Virtual Middle School...
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Nebraska School Safety

Resilience for Educators Training Free training: Teachers & Staff:  Monday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. School Administrators:  Monday, July 20, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Teachers & Staff:  Monday, July 27, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Register:  https://nde.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_80Kwc0a2ipvcgfj Nebraska Resilience for Educators Training Omaha Children's Hospital Covid Symptom...
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NeMTSS Framework

Starting in August, 8 week Virtual SEL Series designed to strengthen your system to support students and staff. Each week will contain 2 sessions – 1 designed for Leadership and 1 designed for Instructional Staff 8 weeks with strands that include: Equitable Opportunities for All Engaging and Strengthening Partnerships Adults...
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NET Force

Google Drive for NET FORCE Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Activity Reports & Handouts 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...
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Nutrition Services

COVID 19 Preparedness for School Meals and Child and Adult Food Care Program- Waiver Announcements CNP WAIVERS AT A GLANCE Nutrition Services has put together a comprehensive document to provide guidance on understanding and applying waivers and waiver extensions applicable to Child Nutrition Programs. This document will be updated as...
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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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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

Nebraska’s Vision for Science Education Nebraska’s students demonstrate the scientific literacy necessary to be civic minded decision makers and demonstrate readiness for college, career, and lifelong learning. As critical consumers, students gather, analyze, and communicate information from multiple sources and make connections to their lived lives. Engaged in authentic and...
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Social Studies Education

SIT/Frameworks The Nebraska Department of Education has created two optional educational resources to help with the implementation of the 2019 Nebraska State Social Studies Standards.  The first optional resource is the Social Studies Standards Instructional Tool (SIT) which is a spreadsheet containing open educational resources that accompany each K-12 state...
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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. Coronavirus Resources - IDEA Guidance The NDE is...
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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 Nebraska State Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders 20-03 and 20-24, by a combination of videoconferencing and teleconferencing.  The purpose of the meeting will be to consider adoption of a declaratory order in...
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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 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Phone: (402) 471-2494 therese.marzouk@nebraska.gov