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Teacher 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 Renewals Adding...
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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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Assessment

2017-18 NSCAS Summative Testing Test Name  Test Administration Window  Make-up Date ELPA February 5-March 16, 2018 NSCAS Summative English Language Arts , Math, Science General and Alternate March 19-April 27, 2018  April 30- May 4, 2018 ACT paper/pencil test April 3, 2018 April 24, 2018 ACT online test April 3-April...
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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. NEW! Farm to School Opportunities 1. Farm to School Grant Request for Applications is live Applicant Resource Page  RFA on Grants.gov USDAF2SFactSheet Contact: Mieka at (farmtoschool@fns.usda.gov) if you have any questions...
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Science Education

2017 Science Standards Approved Sept. 8, 2017 The standards can also be accessed from the Content Area Standards Webpage. Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Science (NCCRS-S) were adopted by the Nebraska State Board of Education on September 8, 2017.  The development of Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards...
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Nebraska Adult Education and GED®

The application period for Adult Education and Family Literacy Act funding is now closed.  Current applicants have until April 5, 2018 5:00 CST to submit their application for consideration. March 8, 2018 - See AEFLA RFP Application Frequently Asked Pages under "Adult Education" tab March 7, 2018 - See Pre-Bidder's...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education Transition Conference 2018  Presented by NDE Office of Special Education in collaboration with Nebraska VR February 27, 2018 - February 28, 2018 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE REGISTER HERE FOR THE 2018 TRANSITION CONFERENCE  NDE SPED Stakeholder Meeting -- December 15, 2017 Power...
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Finance & Organizational Services

Announcements / New Information ESSA Financial Coding Information- revised documents & upcoming opportunities to learn more [04/05/2018] 2018/19 Certifications [03/01/2018] Budget Factors State Aid Upcoming Due Dates/Dates of Importance Suggestions for Changes to the Special Grant Fund List [due 04/06/2018] School Finance Webinar [06/27/2018] New Superintendent Orientation - North Platte [07/17/2018] New Superintendent Orientation...
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Mathematics Education

Welcome to NDE Mathematics Home Page Mathematics Standards NEBRASKA'S COLLEGE AND CAREER READY STANDARDS FOR MATHEMATICS Adopted by the State Board of Education on September 4, 2015 2015 Mathematics Standards (vertical) (pdf) 2015 Mathematics Standards (horizontal) (pdf)   Nebraska’s standards organized with three levels of specificity: • K-12 Comprehensive Statements...
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State Board of Education

Live Video Stream - State Board of Education Work Session - May 3, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) State Board of Education Board Meeting - May 4, 2018 (9:00 a.m.) The State Board of Education is an elected, constitutional body that sets policy and ensures that the State Department of Education functions effectively...
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Nebraska Career Education

Nebraska Career Education is a system that: Emphasizes career development through career awareness, exploration and preparation Offers world-class secondary Career Technical Education Programs of Study that provide seamless transition to post-secondary education Promotes expanded learning opportunities for students through components such as Workplace Experiences and Career and Technical Student Organizations...
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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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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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Business, Marketing, and Management and Information Technology

Welcome BMIT Educators! Save the date for one of our upcoming workshops. Registration opens August 2018. October 3: Milford – ESU 6, 210 Fifth Street, Milford October 15: Scottsbluff – Western Nebraska Community College, Harms Advanced Technology Center, Room A103, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff October 16: North Platte – North Platte Community College,...
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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 Terri Schuster, 402-471-4694 terri.schuster@nebraska.gov Brooke David,...
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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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Social Studies Education

Nebraska 150 Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources We have gathered some of the many Sesquicentennial Teacher Resources and put them all in one place. Please visit the link at the left under "Resources" for a link to our webpage, and links to other great things going on in the State of Nebraska....
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Fine Arts Education

Standards Standards - Adopted by the Nebraska State Board of Education on March 4, 2014. Please note: The glossaries contain frequently updated resources. Horizontal Views: PDF Word Documents Media Arts Media Arts Visual Arts Visual Arts Dance Dance Music Music Theatre Theatre Vertical Views - The five disciplines always appear...
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Events

2018 Data Conference - April 16-17, 2018 Bridging Connections: NSSRS to ADVISER Click here to view the NSSRS to ADVISER Roadmap In 2007, the Nebraska Student and Staff Record System (NSSRS) was implemented as the Nebraska Department of Education's first system to collect individual, student-level data from Nebraska public school...
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Nebraska School Counseling

Welcome to Nebraska School Counseling! NDE School Counseling Policy | Adopted by State Board of Education 10/2015 NE and ASCA Standards Alignment Document Personalized Learning Plans Inspiring All Youth to Reach Higher in Pursuit of Their Career and Life Goals Nebraska Personal Learning Plan Summit Keynote Powerpoint ListServ A listserv...
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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program

Applications for the 2018-19 award year (for classes BEGINNING July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) are now available.  Process for the EETP Awards EETP Application Information webpage is available now. Applicants send the required paperwork directly to the institution they will attend. The institutions send all applications to NDE by June 1....
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Human Sciences and Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Human Sciences/Family and Consumer Sciences & Education Website This Career Field consists of four clusters: Education & Training Family & Consumer Sciences Law, Public Safety and Security Government and Public Administration      

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Teaching and Learning

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning Team Webpage The Teaching and Learning 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 and learning; Coordinating processes to develop and implement content-specific standards...
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Physical Education

Physical Education Standards Adopted 10/7/2016 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,...
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