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National Youth Science Camp

The National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary...
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NDE WL Guest Lecture Series

2022 World Language Guest Speaker Series The 2022 World Language Guest Speaker Series is a joint effort between NDE World language and CLTA SIG K12 (Chinese Language Teacher Association Small Interest Group K12). The series includes language-specific webinars and non-language-specific webinars presented by world language educators and experienced language teachers...
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Nebraska Adult Education and GED®

Welcome to Nebraska Adult Education The Nebraska Department of Education is the State Eligible Agency (SEA) eligible to receive Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) funding directly from the United States Department of Education.  With the authorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Adult Education serves Nebraska...
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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 Becky Fausett, 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 Crunch Off

Register for the 2022 Nebraska Crunch Off Here!  The Mountain Plains Crunch Off is a multi-state competition to celebrate Farm to school Month in October. States throughout the region (CO, MT, MO, KS, NE, NE, SD, WY) Compete to see which state can get the most per capita "crunches" into...
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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 Events

  Nebraska Career & Technical Education Conference (Formerly NCE Conference) Younes Conference Center & Kearney area sites Registration Link to be provided at a later date SAVE THE DATE: June 7-10, 2021 Future CTE Conference Dates: June 6-9, 2022 June 5-8, 2023    

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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 Purple Star Schools

What Are Purple Star Schools? Each year, Nebraska schools serve nearly 4,000 students who have at least one parent involved in the military. Signed into law in 2021, the Purple Star Schools Act recognizes schools making a commitment to support the unique needs of military involved students and families. How...
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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.   The Nebraska Career...
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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 (NSoBL) is a collaboration of the Nebraska International Languages Association and the Nebraska Department of Education. Apply for the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Here Questions? Go to the NSoBL FAQs page Learn more...
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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 Award Winners

2022 Spring Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Recipients The Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska International Language Association have awarded 145 Seals of Biliteracy to 144 Nebraska students for Chinese, French, German, Latin, Somali and Spanish this semester. It is the first time that a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is...
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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 FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about the Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy (NSoBL) Click for a pdf version of these FAQs What is the Nebraska Seal of biliteracy? The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by the State of Nebraska in recognition of high school students who have studied and attained proficiency...
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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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Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services Vision Statement Nutrition Services provides leadership that inspires service of nutritious meals to children, students and adults. Nutrition Services ReferencesQuick Links Quick Links SY 2022 School Meals Program Training Opportunities NDE Waiver Request Announcement for Congregate SFSP Meal Service During Excessive Heat NDE Waiver Request Announcement for Selected...
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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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