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21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st CCLC is a federally-funded competitive grant program designed to support the establishment of community learning centers serving students in high need school buildings. Funding is provided by the Federal government through the No Child Left Behind Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and is administered by the Nebraska Department of Education....
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Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow

We’ve gone beyond measuring against standard requirements to create a next-generation accountability system that supports and rewards continuous improvement for every student, school, and educator. The result is an innovative approach that views each student holistically, classifies all schools into four performance levels, and provides opportunities for every Nebraskan to...
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Afterschool Programs

Helpful Resources for Starting an Afterschool Program Afterschool programs keep students safe and provide students with a place to learn, develop skills and build relationships with professional staff and fellow students. Afterschool programs give students the opportunity to also explore other interests, hobbies and engage in fun activities. Students have...
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BMIT Calendar

August 2019 1:  BMIT Fall Workshop Registration Opens - Registration Link September 2019  13: BMIT Fall Mini Conference - UNO Mammel Hall, Omaha 24: Nebraska FBLA Fall Leadership Conference, Kearney Holiday Inn 25: Nebraska FBLA Fall Leadership Conference, Omaha Ramada Plaza October 2019 Business, Marketing & Management/Computer Information Systems Standards Workshops 16:...
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Business, Marketing, and Management and Information Technology

Welcome BMIT Educators! Save the dates for our upcoming BMIT Fall Mini Conferences. September 13 - UNO Mammel Hall, Omaha October 16 and 17 - ESU 10, Kearney Registration Opens August 1, 2019  Register here! Nebraska Observations and Recommendations by MBA Research & Curriculum Center Nebraska business and industry panels...
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Certification Investigations

The purpose of the Certification Investigations' Office is to ensure that individuals who hold a certificate issued by the Nebraska Department of Education adhere to the standards of professional conduct and ethics as set forth in Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 27 (Rule 27).  A Standards of Conduct and...
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Communications & Outreach

Mission The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Communications and Outreach is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Communications and Outreach is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear, consistent, and effective communication...
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Contact

Communications & Outreach Staff Katie Bieber Director of Communications P: 402-471-5025 E: katie.bieber@nebraska.gov @NDE_GOV Shauna Groenewold Web and Social Media Specialist P: 402-471-3186 E: shauna.groenewold@nebraska.gov @NDE_PS   David Hefley Web Content Manager P: 402-471-4538 E: david.hefley@nebraska.gov         David Jespersen Public Information Officer P: 402-471-4537 E: david.jespersen@nebraska.gov @NDE_News   Drew Worster Multimedia Specialist...
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Content Area Standards

Nebraska Revised Statute 79-760.01 requires the Nebraska State Board of Education to “adopt measurable academic content standards for at least the grade levels required for statewide assessment.” Those standards shall cover the subject areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, and the State Board of Education shall develop...
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Coordinated School Health

Physical Education Standards Adopted 10/7/2016 A Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP) model consists of eight interactive components. Schools by themselves cannot, and should not be expected to address the nation's most serious health and social problems. Families, health care workers, the media, religious organizations, community organizations that serve youth and...
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CTE Data and Research

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Data & Research website provides quick access to empirical information related to Career & Technical Education (CTE) in Nebraska, including resources on topics such as CTE student outcomes, data reporting and accountability, return on investment, and labor market information.   Nebraska CTE Delivers! 71% of Nebraska's students...
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Current Hearing Drafts

Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 11, Regulations for the Approval of Prekindergarten Programs Established by School Boards or Educational Service Units and for the Issuance of Early Childhood Education Grants, HDRule11_2019 as approved by the Commissioner 04/16/2019.  A Public Hearing was held 5/22/2019; the State Board approved 6/7/2019; and,...
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Data, Research, and Evaluation

Office of Data, Research, and Evaluation - Sections Application Development – Focusing on the development of IT applications to support data reporting and data use by School Districts and the general public. Data Collections – Integrating the collection, refinement and use of educational data to meet federal and state reporting requirements, ensuring...
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Disciplinary Action

The Certification Investigation Review is provided by the Certification Investigations' Office of the Nebraska Department of Education. The documents set forth herein are copies of orders and reprimands issued by the State Board of Education, the Commissioner of Education, or the Nebraska Professional Practices Commission, involving Nebraska certificate holders, and...
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Education and Training

Welcome to the Education and Training Website! If you are visiting, most likely you are: Exploring what NDE has for you in Education and Training! Starting a CTSO chapter of Educators Rising in your school! Encouraging a student that has a future in teaching to go for it! Preparing to...
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Educational Technology

Our Purpose The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) promotes the use of current and emerging technologies through initiatives and partnerships that expand opportunities for learning beyond the boundaries of the school and classroom. The Guiding Principles used in developing the Digital Education Position Statement and approved by the Nebraska State Board of...
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Educator Certification

Section A I want to be a Nebraska Educator and I have never held any Nebraska Certificate Teaching Certificates & Permits Administrative Certificates & Permits Special Services Certificates & Permits Section B I am a Nebraska Educator and want to renew, update or advance my Certificate Certificate Application Adding Endorsements...
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Educator Effectiveness

Educator Effectiveness Belief Statement The State Board believes that students should be surrounded by effective educators throughout their learning experiences such that schools and districts develop effective teachers and leaders who establish a culture of success. Nebraska Strategic Vision and Direction - Outcomes and Goals for Educator Effectiveness Outcome Statement:...
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Educator Preparation

Quick Link News Content Test Scores Updated - 7-12-18 Preparing quality teachers and other professional educators for the State of Nebraska is a vital component of the Nebraska Department of Education's mission. The Teacher Education Program Approval section is charged with the responsibility of reviewing and approving teacher and administrator...
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Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Nebraska's Waiver from NCLB Nebraska’s written request for ESEA Flexibility shifts the focus of accountability and gives us a more robust picture of what our students can do. It is an opportunity to outline our goals, create a shared vision and tell our Nebraska story. The link to the waiver...
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English Learner Programs

The purposes of Title III are to: Improve the education of English Learners by assisting them attain English proficiency, attain high levels of academic achievement in English and meet challenging academic standards. AND Provide enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth. Contact Information Allyson Olson, 402-471-4694 allyson.olson@nebraska.gov English Learner...
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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program

Application for the 2019-20 award year (classes BEGINNING July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) is now CLOSED Process for the EETP Awards EETP application for 2019-20 is opened April 1 and closed May 3. Applicants send the required paperwork directly to the institution they will attend. The institutions send...
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Entrepreneurship

Course Outlines Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) Entrepreneurship Course Outline - Southwest High School Lesson Plans Are You Affected by Advertising? - Centennial Public School Selling Yourself - Centennial Public School Event Promotion Lesson Prom Closet - Waverly High...
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