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National Assessment of Educational Progress

What is NAEP? While states have their own unique assessments with different content standards, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), provides a “common yardstick” to measure what students across the nation know and can do. NAEP assessments cover ten subject areas, including mathematics, reading, writing, and science. The results...
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Nebraska Adult Education and GED®

Program Year 2019 AEFLA Grant Award Winners Central Community College Adult Education Program Director:  Ann Chambers achambers@cccneb.edu 308-398-7446 Crete Public Schools Adult Education Program Director:  Diane Bruha dianeb@creteschools.org 402-826-7895 Mid-Plains Community College Adult Education Program Director:  Robin Rankin rankinr@mpcc.edu 308-535-3637 Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Program Director:  Jean Slieter Jean.Slieter@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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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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Nebraska Career Development Toolkit

We believe all individuals should be empowered to choose a meaningful career and education pathway to position themselves for lifelong success. Career Development Toolkit Career Development is the process by which individuals get to know their strengths and interests; learn how different jobs connect with those interests; explore careers in...
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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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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 Events

Click here for the 2018-2019 Entrepreneurship Events, Competitions, and Conferences in Nebraska. Nebraska Career Education Conference Younes Conference Center & Holiday Inn Convention Center - Kearney, NE Click the above link for conference information & updates. The NCE Conference will offer sessions focused on “how to” infuse entrepreneurship into career...
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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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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 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 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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Nebraska Public Schools Administrators Email Lists

These lists are in Excel format and include name, address, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for superintendents and principals. The Department of Education does not collect e-mail addresses for teachers.   Contact Please report any changes in e-mail addresses to: NDE.HELPDESK@nebraska.gov 888-285-0556 or locally 402-471-3151  

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Nebraska School Counseling

Welcome to Nebraska School Counseling! ListServ A listserv especially for PreK – 8th Grade School Counseling topics. Each Counselor must self-subscribe to the list by clicking on the following link: NDE-PREK8 COUNSELORS LISTSERV Once signed up you will get a confirmation email, which also includes the listserv address so you...
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Nebraska School Safety

2018-2019 Suicide Prevention Training for School Staff: Introducing K-12 Suicide Prevention - Postvention Online Training - Available August 1, 2018 The basics regarding the state statute regarding school safety: §79-2,144 The state school security director appointed pursuant to section 79-2,143 shall be responsible for providing leadership and support for safety and security for...
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Nebraska Teacher of the Year

2019 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application and Nomination Forms: Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application (Electronic fillable form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application (Printable PDF form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Nomination Form (Electronic fillable form) TIMELINE January/February 2018 Application packets available August 1, 2018 (CST) Postmarked or Submitted...
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NeMTSS Framework

  https://youtu.be/q7D5_4rBfV8 MTSS is a framework that promotes an integrated system connecting general education and special education, along with all components of teaching and learning, into a high quality, standards-based instruction and intervention system that is matched to a student’s academic, social-emotional and behavior needs. MTSS is a framework that...
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NET Force

Agenda September 7, 2018 Agenda April 13, 2018 Agenda February 2, 2018 Agenda September 22, 2017 Agenda April 24, 2017 Agenda January 13, 2017 Agenda September 23, 2016 Agenda May 20, 2016 Agenda. January 22, 2016 Agenda. May 1, 2015 Agenda. January 23, 2015 Agenda. September 19, 2014 Agenda. May...
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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. Nutrition Services Programs National School Lunch and Breakfast Program Child and Adult Care Food Program Summer Feeding Service Program Training Videos and User Manuals for the New CNP System National School...
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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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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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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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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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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools. Veterans Education Mission Statement We are designated as the...
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