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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

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 Higher Education and the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy

Institutes of higher education are encouraged to recognize the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy. Students who have attained the Seal are prepared for higher levels of language study, Bilingual students offer stronger communication skills, often exhibit a greater tendency to participate in activities, and have already shown commitment to academic study. ...
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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

Help, My Child is Being Bullied  Begin with this link for more bullying information Suicide Prevention Training flyer Nebraska Suicide Prevention Training Flyer School Safety Summit Virtual School Safety Summit September 24, 2020 Download the newly released guidance as PDFs from the following links: School Fire Drills School Hand Sanitizer...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Nebraska's recognition of proficiency in multiple languages The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is a collaboration of the Nebraska International Languages Association and the Nebraska Department of Education. Students and K-12 Sponsoring Educators: Learn more about the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy and follow the application process....
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Assessment Requirements

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy requires that a student demonstrates proficiency in English and at least one language other than English. Proficiency in English: English proficiency may be demonstrated through one of the following, realized during a student's high school tenure: AAPPL Assessment in English with a score of I-3...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Awards Process

Nebraska students wishing to receive the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy must submit an application online through the Nebraska Department of Education, pay any required fees, and upload documents demonstrating that the standards of proficiency have been met. All parts of the application will be done online. Applications can be submitted...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Proficiency Levels

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is presented as a certificate and a seal that can be attached to a student's diploma. There is no cost for these items or the application. However, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy recipient may choose to order, at a cost, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Purpose

Purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy The purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is to acknowledge the high school recipient has achieved a high level of proficiency in English and at least one additional language other than English. The Seal is the cumulative evidence of the Nebraska World...
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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Purpose and Goals

Purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy The purpose of the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is to acknowledge the high school recipient has achieved a high level of proficiency in English and at least one additional language other than English. The Seal is the cumulative evidence of the Nebraska World...
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Nebraska World Language Standards Process

The Impetus In 2016, Dr. Janine Theiler initiated the first World Language Colloquium to discuss and establish priorities for NDE in meeting the needs of world language teachers across the state. Task force groups were formed to address needs in the areas of programming, proficiency, professional learning, advocacy and collaboration....
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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

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Access Request USDA issued a nationwide waiver to allow meal service using the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through December 2020.  Complete the online form if your sponsorship intends to claim meals through the SFSP. SFSP What's Next: Decision guide for choosing to participate in...
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OER Toolkit – Creating

Why Create OER?OER Design TipsCombining LicensesAccessibility ToolsAuthoringWhy Create OER? Why Create OER? Assures academic freedom to add content to your specifications Extends your academic profile Provides more relevant and engaging materials for students Can be regularly updated Reduces costs for districts and students Attribution:  Text a derivative of BCOER Poster, by BCcampus, licensed under CC...
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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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Perkins V

The Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century law, or “Perkins V,” is a federal education program that invests in secondary, postsecondary and adult Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories. Perkins is: dedicated to the continuous improvement...
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Perkins V State Plan

State PlanStrategic PrioritiesFunding DistributionState Plan Click here to download Nebraska's Perkins V State Plan.  Strategic Priorities Click here to read more about Nebraska's Perkins V Strategic Priorities. Funding Distribution Click here to review the Perkins funding distribution. 

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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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Power of Language

Career Education Model World Languages Language in Careers Chinese Language in Careers French   Language in Careers Spanish Language in Careers German