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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 2020-21 will open April 1, 2020. Applicants send the required paperwork directly to the institution they will attend. The institutions send all applications to...
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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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Entrepreneurship Education

  Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education The Nebraska Department of Education provides statewide: Curriculum support Technical assistance Professional development Entrepreneurship education outreach and services provided through Nebraska Career Education include: Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education website Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education listserv Nebraska Career Education Conference sessions Publicity for local, state, and national activities Support and...
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Events

2020 Data Conference – April 6-7, 2020 2020 Vision: Focus on Data Quality. 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 districts. A decade later, Nebraska is capitalizing on...
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Expanded Learning Opportunities

Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities for Nebraska K-12 Youth What is an ELO? The term Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELOs) describes an array of safe and structured programs that offer healthy growth, development and academic opportunities for youth. In Nebraska, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) are ELOs that provide...
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Fall STS In-service Workshops

2019 STS Fall In-Service Workshop Schedule With the STANDARDS and PROGRAMS OF STUDY, this is going to be an important year to attend and also a great time to network with teachers in your area. I will have industry tours at each location. To register, please complete the registration form...
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Family and Community Engagement

"Raising the next generation is a shared responsibility. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits." -U.S. Department of Education The Nebraska Department of Education identified family engagement as an essential area of focus in its new Accountability for a Quality Education...
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Federal Programs

Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Education's Federal Programs web page. Below are the resources and services our division provides to Schools, Administrators, Teachers, and the Public from all over Nebraska. Federal Programs Federal Programs Education is primarily a State and local responsibility in the United States. It is States...
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Finance and Organizational Services

Announcements / New Information  [date posted] 2019/20 Payment of State Apportionment [02/04/2020] Regulations Governing Driver Qualifications & Operational Procedures for Pupil Transportation Vehicles (NDE Rule 91) Approved by the Governor [02/04/2020] New mileage Reimbursement Rate effective January 1, 2020 - $.575  [01/02/2020] Upcoming Due Dates/Dates of Importance Textbook Loan Program...
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Future Ready Budget and Resources

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Invests Strategically in Digital Resources   Invests Strategically in Digital Resources OUTCOME: Leverages an understanding of school and community needs to identify and invest in digital resources to support student learning. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians: ~Invest in maker...
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Future Ready Community Partnerships

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Cultivates Community Partnerships   Cultivates Community Partnerships OUTCOME: Cultivates partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning process. Sample...
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Future Ready Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

3 Taglines which describe focus of work in this area Builds Instructional Partnerships Empowers Students as Creators Curates Digital Resources and Tools   Builds Instructional Partnerships OUTCOME: Partners with educators to design and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship,...
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Future Ready Data and Privacy

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Advocates for Student Privacy   Advocates for Student Privacy OUTCOME: Teaches and promotes student data privacy through their instruction and role as educational leaders. Sample Strategies ~Parent training on privacy, digital citizenship and online safety ~Regular lessons on digital...
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Future Ready Personalized Professional Development

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Facilitates Professional Learning   Facilitates Professional Learning OUTCOME: Leads professional learning to cultivate broader understanding of the skills that comprise success in a digital age (e.g., critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, technology competencies, etc.) Sample Strategies ~Teach professional...
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Future Ready Robust Infrastructure

1 Tagline which describes the focus of the work in this area Ensures Equitable Digital Access   Ensures Equitable Digital Access OUTCOME: Provides and advocates for equitable access to connectivity, digital devices, information, resources, programming, and services in support of the district’s strategic vision. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians...
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Future Ready Use of Space and Time

1 Tagline which describes the focus of work in this area Designs Collaborative Spaces     Designs Collaborative Spaces OUTCOME: Provides flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration and community. Sample Strategies for Future Ready Librarians ~Reevaluate Makerspace design areas ~Replace old bookcases with shorter, mobile bookcases ~Purchase flexible seating...
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Grants Management System

Users who are tasked with the management/oversight of their agency's grant applications and missed one of our District Administrator GMS Security Webinars can find resources below.   Grants Management System (GMS) Description and Purpose The GMS is a web-based system used by the Department for processing various grants and plans....
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Health Education

Health Education is a unique and separate academic discipline. It influences individual, family, and societal development, knowledge, attitudes and behavior and seeks the improvement of individual, family and community health. Health education helps individuals seek that which moves them toward optimal stages of wellness. It means also to aid individuals...
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Health Science

Career Pathways and Specialty Examples Health Informatics Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications...
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High Ability Learners

The goal of NDE’s High Ability Learning (HAL) program is to provide leadership, content area expertise and technical assistance to Nebraska schools, Educational Service Units (ESUs), teacher preparation institutions, and other educational entities related to high ability learning.  In addition, the NDE HAL program oversees and manages HAL state funds...
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HIV AIDS Education

Welcome to the HIV/AIDS Education & Prevention Homepage HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Overview HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.   It is the result of the HIV infection.  Very simply, it is a disease caused by a virus that can damage the brain and destroy the...
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Human Sciences and Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Human 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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Interactive Sites for Student Use or Teacher Professional Development

StudySpanish.com Site that offers practice with vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and more. No fee for use of the site. Universal Currency Converter Inspiration Software (Kidspiration) Download the interactive graphic organizer program for a free 30 day trial. WebQuest Searchable site of pre-designed interactive lessons for students. Transparent Language While this site...
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Loan Forgiveness Programs

Select the link below for more information on the specific program. Nebraska - Forgivable Loans EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING ACT FORGIVABLE LOANS (Rule 25) - For Nebraska residents currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate teacher education program at an eligible Nebraska institution: For eligible students working towards their initial certificate...
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