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December 2018

Business, Marketing, and Management Standards The State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a revision of Nebraska's Business, Marketing, and Management Standards. The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) held several focus groups with local business leaders to receive input on the revisions. Educators met to identify programs of study and...
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Office of Special Education Communications

OSEP Information Ensuring a High-Quality Education for Highly Mobile Children – November 2022 STATEWIDE SPED WEBINAR Statewide SPED Webinars are held on the last business day of each month (except for July & December) and contain the latest special education news, information and reminders. To receive the reminder email that...
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Child Labor Laws

Activities Prohibited Under Hazardous Occupations Orders HO1 - Manufacturing and storing explosives HO2 - Motor-vehicle driving and outside helper HO3 - Coal mining HO4 - Logging and saw milling HO5 - Using power-driven woodworking machines including saws HO6 - Exposure to radioactive substances H07 - Operating of power-driven hosting devices,...
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School-Based Enterprises

A school-based enterprise is a simulated or actual business usually conducted on the school site as component of a CTE course.  Students create and operate an economically viable venture that replicates a specific business or industry and generates revenue for the CTSO or school.  School-based enterprises are activities through which...
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Health Science Clinicals

A Health Science Clinical is a structured component of the Career and Technical Education Health Science curriculum that provides a supervised experience in an approved setting. These experiences are designed to be completed in a hospital, extended care facility, rehabilitation center, medical office, imaging laboratory, or other approved setting(s). Definition...
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Education & Training Experiences

Education/Training Experiences are a redesign of a teacher’s aide program for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the education/training field.  The experience must be conducted in partnership with course work in Education and Training or Early Childhood and supervised by the education & training instructor. An Education and...
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Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education is a structured component of the Career Education (CE) curriculum that integrates classroom instruction with productive, progressive, supervised, and paid work-based experiences in fields related to the students’ career objectives.  Content is planned planned for students through a cooperative arrangement between the school and employer as a component...
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CTE Career Fields & Career Clusters

The six career fields represent broad sectors of the job market on which students may choose to focus. Each career field is composed of career clusters. The clusters are more specific segments of the labor market. Each cluster is a grouping of careers that focus on similar subjects or similar...
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Consolidated Data Collection (CDC)

The Consolidated Data Collection (CDC) is a web-based system accessed via the NDE Portal designed to collect data, most often aggregate or summary data, for state and federal reporting. Accessing the Consolidated Data Collection Calendar Consolidated Data Collection Calendar: 2022-2023 Calendar Date: 12/2022 2021-2022 Calendar Date: 7/2021 Discipline Report of Suspension/Expulsion...
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Simulations

Simulations are a way to expose students to careers and to explore them without actually being in the workplace.  Career simulations allow students to experience opening a business, manufacture products, and demonstrate career readiness skills in a non-threatening, safe environment in the classroom.  Simulations can be for individuals or for...
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Job Shadows

Job shadowing is a structured component of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum that provides a supervised observational experience in an approved business/industry setting. Job Shadowing experiences are integrated within specific CTE courses that allow the student to observe technical skills learned in the classroom. This experience is directly...
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Business Tours/Field Trips

A business tour and/or field trip is an excursion or planned Work-Based Learning Experience for a group of students allowing them to explore or observe occupations.  These experiences should be carefully planned to provide a quality educational experience, protect the safety of the students and create positive relationships with the...
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Early Childhood Special Education Services

2023 OSEP Reporting for Nebraska Early Childhood Using TS GOLD to Generate OSEP Reports NDE ECSE OSEP Reporting Webinar 2023 OSEP Reporting Handouts for TS GOLD To request additional support, please contact Heather Ottoson at heather.ottoson@nebraska.gov OR Ginny Howard at ginny.howard@nebraska.gov Early Childhood Special Education Guidance Video Series Compulsory Age...
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POLICY

Nondiscrimination and Equitable Educational Opportunities in Schools

The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is to lead and support the preparation of all Nebraskans for learning, earning, and living. This commitment is reflected in the goals outlined in the State Board’s Strategic Vision and Direction: Ensure the education system, including the Nebraska Department of Education,...
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Where in the World?

Thematic Unit Title:   Where in the World? Subject: Travel Goals: 1. Communicate in Languages Other than English 2. Gain knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures 3. Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information Standards: 1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange...
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