News Releases

May 2018

May 3rd

NDE NUTRITION SERVICES HONORS NEBRASKA SCHOOL NUTRITION PROFESSIONALS

Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Nebraska school nutrition professionals have a lot on their plate. To celebrate their hard work and commitment, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) Nutrition Services and Nebraska schools will celebrate School...

April 2018

Apr 25th

NEBRASKA FFA ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES STATE AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska FFA Association held its 90th annual Nebraska FFA Convention at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln April 4-6. More than 4,700 students attended the convention with over 2,500 industry partners, advisors, parents, and volunteers from nearly 190 Nebraska schools. Students participated in an industry-based career fair, leadership workshops,...

Apr 24th

NEBRASKA FCCLA RECOGNIZES STATE LEADERS AND AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) met for the 71st annual State Leadership Conference April 8-10 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. More than 1,250 students and advisers from 83 Nebraska schools traveled to Lincoln to grow their potential with Nebraska FCCLA. A community service event,...

Apr 18th

NEBRASKA FBLA RECOGNIZES STATE AWARD WINNERS

The Nebraska Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state competitive events were held at the 57th annual State Leadership Conference in Omaha April 5-7. More than 2,300 students and advisers from 138 Nebraska schools attended the conference with more than 75 chapter, team, and individual events. Students placing first, second,...

Apr 4th

NEBRASKA WORLD LANGUAGE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS RECOGNIZED

The Nebraska Department of Education and the World Language Advisory Council are recognizing distinguished scholars during World Language Week, April 1-7. The theme of World Language Week is “The Power of Languages To Be College, Career, and Civic Ready.” The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award was developed to reward students...

March 2018

Mar 22nd

NATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS APPRECIATION DAY IS MARCH 22

Thursday, March 22 has been designated as National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day. This is in celebration of rehabilitation counselors who provide services including assessments, planning, implementing, and placement. Research has demonstrated that services delivered by qualified rehabilitation counselors improve employment outcomes. “We help Nebraskans with disabilities prepare for, find, and...

Mar 6th

EDUCATORS RISING NEBRASKA ANNOUNCES STATE LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS

Nearly 400 Nebraska high school students attended professional development workshops and participated in competitive events at the annual Educators Rising Nebraska State Leadership Conference in Lincoln on February 22. Many Nebraska Educators Rising students will now join thousands of others from across the United States at the National Educators Rising...

February 2018

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