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Nebraska Teacher of the Year

2022 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application, Nomination Form, Flyer, and News Release: Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application (Electronic fillable form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Application Printable (Printable PDF form) Nebraska Teacher of the Year Nomination Form (Electronic fillable form) Program Flyer News Release TENTATIVE TIMELINE November 2020...
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NeMTSS Framework

Registration is open now for the 2021 Nebraska MTSS Summit on Oct. 7 and 8! “Essentials for Renewal and Acceleration” is the theme of this year’s all-virtual event, hosted by the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Special Education. The cost is $25 per registrant. The first 300 people to register...
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NET Force

AGENDA April 12, 2019 Agenda March 1, 2019 Agenda DRAFT 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...
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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. Back to School Planning School Nutrition Guidance Quick Links Waivers at a Glance Meal counting/claiming SSO Application Guide SSO Claim Guide Meal Applications for SY21-22 Verification for SY21-22 Menu Planning & ...
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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 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, health-related fitness, self-responsibility, and enjoyment...
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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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Public Information and Communications

Mission The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Public Information and Communications is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Public Information and Communications is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear,...
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Research and Evaluation

The Nebraska Department of Education is committed to providing high-quality evidence to inform statewide educational policy and decision-making. As such, the Research & Evaluation operation is dedicated to pursuing the research priorities of the Commissioner of Education and the Nebraska State Board of Education. What follows is a selection of...
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reVISION

Since 2012, the NDE’s reVISION process has been instrumental in improving and strengthening CTE in Nebraska! This process provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current CTE systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing...
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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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Revision of – reVISION

Since 2012, the NDE’s reVISION process has been instrumental in improving and strengthening CTE in Nebraska! This process provides Nebraska schools with the opportunity to analyze and transform their current CTE systems in order to improve their ability to educate a qualified workforce that meets industry needs within an ever-changing...
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Science Education

Ethos for Science Education in NebraskaWhy?What?How?Why? Purpose Statement Science is a systematic sense-making process, aimed at figuring out the physical and natural world through observation and investigation. Scientists: look closely, question deeply, think critically, and connect related data and phenomena to identify patterns pay attention to our place as humans...
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Social Studies Education

Welcome to Social Studies Education Social Studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology, as...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education - Our Purpose To lead the improvement of outcomes for preparing all children and students with disabilities and their families for learning, earning and living through effective use of data, collaboration, communication, and a framework of differentiated support. American Rescue Plan Resources NDE ESSERS (ARP) Home...
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Standards & Proficiency

The 2019 Nebraska World Language Standards The Nebraska World Language Standards describe the knowledge and skills that students should learn, but they do not prescribe particular curriculum, lessons, teaching techniques, or activities. These standards create a framework for teaching and learning, and they articulate a trajectory for knowledge acquisition across...
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State Board of Education

The State Board of Education will meet October 8, 2021, in Lincoln, NE at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lincoln, 1040 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.  An agenda for the meeting can be found here:  https://www.education.ne.gov/stateboard/agendas/. Access to the meeting will be made available to members of the public and...
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Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Welcome to the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team Webpage The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment 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, learning, and assessment; Coordinating processes to develop and...
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Title I-A

Title I-A is a program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Federal funds are currently allocated through four statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates...
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Work Based Learning

Please visit our NEW Workplace Experiences website http://www.nebraskaworkplaceexperiences.com Contact Therese Marzouk Work-Based Learning 500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor Lincoln, NE  68510-2611 Phone: (402) 471-2494 therese.marzouk@nebraska.gov