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OER Toolkit – Licensing

Open Educational Resources (OER) is based on a set of permissions that enable the use and modification of educational content. In this section, one will gain knowledge about the shift from traditional copyright to open licenses, and how to apply open licenses to works created, remixed, and shared. Local  educational...
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OER Toolkit- Sustainability

How can educators impact the longevity and success of OER in their districts? This module provides tools and tips that will help you influence key sustainability levers—from policy, to funding, to training on OER. Identify OER Funding OpportunitiesTrain Others on OERImpact OER PolicyIdentify OER Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities In the...
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Office of Coordinated Student Support Services

MISSION: To provide collaborative leadership, coordinated services, support and assistance to ensure all Nebraskans, regardless of background or circumstances, have equitable opportunity for success in learning, earning and living. Welcome to NDE Office of Coordinated Student Support Services Webpage!   The Nebraska Department of Education’s (NDE) Office of Coordinated Student...
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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 Judy Thiem Career and Technical Education Office Associate judy.thiem@nebraska.gov (402) 309-6413 Send SkillsUSA Materials to: Nebraska SkillsUSA PO Box 94654 Lincoln, NE 68509-4654 Send SkillsUSA Payments to: Nebraska SkillsUSA ℅ Grafton...
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Parent & Family Resources

Summer 2022 Parent Newsletter EventsResourcesParent AdvocacyEvents Family Night - Advocacy 101 Advocating for the needs of a HAL child is imperative, but it can be difficult to know where to begin. This one-hour learning session will give parents and families of HAL students strategies to advocate for their child's needs...
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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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Podcast

This is Your Quality Time Step Up to Quality’s podcast was created especially for Nebraska’s early childhood education professionals. While it does have great information for parents, educators of older students, administrators and really anyone who cares about kids, we purposefully plan episodes with child care providers in mind. Each...
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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

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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools. Veterans Education Mission Statement We are designated as the...
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Project Resources

Below you will find all current Future Ready Nebraska Resources This is a statewide collaboration between the NDE, ESUs, school districts and educators with the goal to curate and create quality open educational resources that are aligned to Nebraska curriculum. VIEW The intention of the plan is to provide key...
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Raising the Bar Nebraska World Language Standards

Learn more about the design and construction of the world language standards in order to begin the implementation process. Participants will complete a series of activities designed to help build understanding, to review current programming, and to begin an implementation crosswalk. Materials Raising the Bar Post NILA ESU 4 (Power...
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Resources

Exemplar School Supports Bellevue Public Schools: https://www.bellevuepublicschools.org/militaryfamilies St Mary’s School: https://www.stmarysschoolbellevue.com/military-families Additional Resources: https://www.militaryfamily.org/ https://districtadministration.com/5-ways-support-military-connected-students/ The Offutt School Liaison is available to support military-connected children across the state. You can reach the liaison here: 55FSS.FSY.SchoolLiaison@us.af.mil Professional Learning: https://schoolresources.militaryfamilies.psu.edu/modules/supporting-military-connected-students/ Month of the Military Child Ideas for Schools Military Child Education Coalition...
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Safe2Help FAQ

What is the purpose of Safe2Help? Safe2HelpNE is a report system designed for students, staff, and parents to anonymously report concerning behavior which could impact the safety of students or schools across Nebraska.    Students, staff, and parents can report concerning behavior which may impact the safety of students or schools...
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School Safety Task Force

The Nebraska Department of Education is creating a comprehensive School Safety Task Force to review current school safety, security, and preparedness practices and identify evidence-based strategies and impactful solutions to ensure Nebraska’s schools remain safe. Applications for this task force has been closed. We are recommitting our efforts to keep...
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Science Education

Ethos for Science Education in NebraskaWhy?What?How?Why? Purpose Statement Science is a systematic sense-making process, aimed at figuring out the physical and natural world through observation and investigation. Scientists: look closely, question deeply, think critically, and connect related data and phenomena to identify patterns pay attention to our place as humans...
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Seal of Biliteracy Impact & Community Support

The Nebraska Department of Education works with the Nebraska International Language Association to award Nebraska high school students for studying and obtaining proficiency in two or more languages.  Nebraska joined other states across the United State who have endorsed the Seal of Biliteracy on January 14th. The following image shows...
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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. The State of Nebraska, Department of Education –...
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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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Standards Implementation Resources

The Nebraska Department of Education has developed a suggested framework to guide districts in implementing new standards. Although the frameworks has a suggested timeline, the timeline is adjustable according to the needs of each district. There are four stages to the implementation framework. The four stages are: Stage One: Exploration...
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