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Data & Privacy

Goals, Action Steps and Progress GOAL: DP1. POLICES: Adopt and sustain policies protecting privacy and security of student data and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.Goal 1 Progress 50% Recommended Action Step 1. Utilize Future Ready and/or district technology plan needs assessment/survey data to identify and prioritize areas of...
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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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E-Learning Days

About e-learning day programs E-learning days, or virtual learning time as it's sometimes called, has given schools and districts across the U.S. an option for continuing instructional programs away from the traditional brick and mortar setting. E-learning days can be part of an engaging instructional model that that can allow...
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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

NEBRASKA TEACH UPDATE 03/26/2020:  The Nebraska TEACH system is still being adjusted to meet the needs of our Nebraska teachers.  All application types except name changes are able to be submitted at this time. We are still processing applications and working at the office and remote locations at this time. ...
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Educator Effectiveness

Public Input Survey: 2020 Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Framework The following link will take you to a survey designed to gather your input regarding the proposed draft of the revised Nebraska Teacher and Principal Performance Framework (NTPPF). The revised documents to be reviewed are found in the survey, so...
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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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Educator Preparation Programs

Certification Fast Facts Nebraska has three certificate levels: initial, standard, professional. Nebraska does not have unlimited reciprocity with other states. UNK offers the 'Transition to Teaching' program allowing a person with a BS/BA in a language to qualify for a Transitional Teaching Certificate for three years. While completing this program,...
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Educator Professional Development

Fulbright Teacher Exchange Programs Offering programs from two-weeks to one year, Fulbright provides international opportunities for all content areas. All programs are partially or fully funded. IIE: The Institute of International Education Founded in 1919, this organization continues to offer international opportunities for students, teachers, and administrators. Browse the program...
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Educator Resources

Educator Resources: For Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs For Distance Learning World Language Programs (coming soon) ESU Course Clearinghouse for Distance Learning Offerings For Heritage Speakers Programs For Educator Professional Development For Dual Language Programs Must-Mark Websites: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Nebraska International Language Association...
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Elementary Keyboarding Workshop

Elementary Keyboarding Workshop Teaching strategies for incorporating keyboarding into the elementary curriculum will be demonstrated by Lisa Hanson while workshop participants have hands-on opportunities at the keyboard. The Position Paper for Elementary Keyboarding and a scope and sequence from several exemplary programs will be reviewed. Teachers will review several leading...
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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. Nebraska's waiver from NCLB. The...
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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 Request for...
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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program

Application for the 2020-21 award year (classes BEGINNING July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) will open on April 1, 2020! 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...
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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program Application Page

Application Information The application is valid only for the Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program Award Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 Application window is April 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020 (or until funds have all been allocated) Previous recipients must re-apply to receive 2020-21 award funds Prior...
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Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program Application Page

Application Information The application is valid only for the Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program Award Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 Application window is April 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020 (or until funds have all been allocated) Previous recipients must re-apply to receive 2020-21 award funds Prior...
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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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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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