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Announcements & New Items

This is where we share the latest news about what’s going on with early childhood in Nebraska.

The Preschool Post

The Preschool Post is an e-newsletter that will be sent out bimonthly during the school year (August-May). It is a collaborative effort between the NDE Office of Early Childhood and Office of Special Education, developed to provide educators and administrators with helpful updates, information and technical assistance to continue high-quality early education in Nebraska.

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Contract Opportunities

 

Become a Step Up to Quality Coach!

If you are a looking for a rewarding career in early childhood and are committed to helping programs understand and implement quality, consider applying to be a Step Up to Quality coach. The Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood is recruiting individuals to join a cadre of early childhood professionals to provide coaching for Step Up to Quality in family child care homes, community child care, school district, and Head Start early childhood programs.

Learn more about the qualifications & apply.

 

Observers

The Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood is recruiting individuals to join a cadre of early childhood professionals to conduct observations for Step Up to Quality in community child care programs, family child care homes, school district programs, Head Start programs and for Results Matter in public school district early childhood programs. Learn more about the qualifications and how to apply below.

Call for Observers

 

Rating Reviewers

The Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood is recruiting individuals to conduct rating reviews for Step Up to Quality in community child care programs, family child care homes, school district and Head Start programs. Learn more about the qualifications and how to apply below.

Rating Reviewer Qualifications
Rating Reviewer Application

Updated September 23, 2022 1:16pm