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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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Nebraska Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

"Whole school approaches like PBiS can change the climate of the a school building. When implemented with fidelity, PBiS creates an orderly, positive and well managed environment and reduces the likeliness that the problems characteristically presented by at-risk students will escalate out of control." ––Jeff Sprague, Institute on Violence and Destructive...
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Work Based Learning

Please visit our NEW Workplace Experiences website http://www.nebraskaworkplaceexperiences.com Contact Gregg Christensen Work-Based Learning 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Phone: (402) 471-4337 Fax: (402) 471-4565 gregg.christensen@nebraska.gov

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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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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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Multicultural/Diversity Education

Power of the Role Models: interactive, downloadable--updated May 2016 Standards NDE standards has incorporated multicultural education. Visit the weblink to review by content area. Standards Webpage   Power of the Role Models Interactive website displaying Native American's from Nebraska and their occupations. https://sites.google.com/a/education.ne.gov/power-of-role-models/    

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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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Nebraska Math and Science Partnerships

The purpose of the Nebraska Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) grant program is to fund partnerships of high-need school districts, four-year institutions of higher education, and other organizations, to improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science in elementary and secondary schools.  News Release Announcing 2016 MSP Grant...
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Nebraska eBooks

Welcome to the Nebraska eBooks Project! The NeBooks Project is a partnership between schools, state agencies and non-profit organizations across Nebraska for the common purpose of providing quality instructional materials. The initial focus of this project was creating Nebraska focused eBooks for use in meeting 4th grade Nebraska History standards....
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Nebraska Milken Educators

 Nebraska joined the Milken Educator Awards program in 1996. 40 recipients since program began in Nebraska. $1,000,000 awarded in Nebraska since program began Jon Pickinpaugh, 2017 Nebraska Milken Educator Recipient. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation. Matthew L. Blomstedt, Ph.D. Commissioner of Education Nebraska Department of Education 301 Centennial...
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Nebraska Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    The Center for Student Leadership   CTSO Professional Development Opportunities DECA DECA is organized around an ambitious goal: to improve education and career opportunities for students interested in careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) provides innovative...
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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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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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Poverty and Limited English

The Nebraska Legislature enacted two laws, LB 79-1013 and LB 79-1014 as guidelines for Poverty and Limited English Proficient Plans. This web site will offer guidance, support and resources for successful completion of these plans. Poverty/LEP Plan Questions for Financial, Submission, Approval and Accessing: Allowance Expenditure Requirements or State Aid...
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HIV AIDS Education

Welcome to the HIV/AIDS Education & Prevention Homepage Healthy Youth Nebraska: Addressing Risks, Resiliency & Barriers to Success Conference Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 Holiday Inn in Kearney HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Overview HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.   It is the result of the HIV...
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reVISION

reVISION is a year-long process that provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current career education systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing economy. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders,...
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OER – Open Education Resources

Open educational resources(OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes. The development and promotion of open educational resources is often motivated by a desire to provide an alternate or enhanced educational paradigm. Most OER...
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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 Grants, as approved by the Commissioner December 13, 2017.  A public hearing was held 1/25/18. Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter...
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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...
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Workshops

2018 Fall BMIT Standards Implementation Workshops Registration Form (Agenda) LiveBinder 2017 Fall BMIT Workshops Resources LiveBinder 2016 Fall BMIT Workshops Resources 2018 Elementary Keyboarding Workshop Registration Form (Agenda) Updated July 2018 jacqui.garrison@nebraska.gov

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Nebraska Adult Education Directors

Nebraska Department of Education Tate Lauer, Director Nebraska Department of Education PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509 402/471-4807  FAX 402/471-0117 tate.lauer@nebraska.gov Carla Stucky Shuck, Consultant 402/471-4806 Carla.stuckyshuck@nebraska.gov Marisol Birth, Program Specialist 402/471-4826 Marisol.birth@nebraska.gov Jan Drbal, Professional Assistant 402/471-4830 jan.drbal@nebraska.gov Central Community College Area Ann Chambers, Director PO Box 4903 Grand Island, NE...
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reVISION Initial Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the Perkins reVISION Initial grant is to assist local school districts in completing the reVISION Career Education strategic planning process. Working in collaboration with postsecondary education and regional workforce/economic development leaders, the reVISION process links career educators, school administrators, school counselors, industry professionals, and community leaders. Through...
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Nebraska Future Ready Librarians

Nebraska has adopted the Future Ready framework and convened it's own Future Ready Nebraska Council to assist in guiding the Future Ready Nebraska plan forward. The Council is  committed to using their expertise and knowledge to shape and communicate the vision, strategic objectives, and actions intended to transform the digital education...
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reVISION Action Grant

Program Overview The purpose of the reVISION Action grant is to improve, modernize, or expand career education programs to align with Nebraska’s economic priorities and workforce labor demands. The Perkins reVISION Action Grant program provides Perkins funds for secondary school districts to help implement the reVISION Action Plan developed in...
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