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The NDE Leadership Blog is an opportunity to engage educators, education leaders, parents, students, and the community by articulating ideas, providing support, clarifying policy, and sparking dialogue. The Blog is authored monthly by the Commissioner of Education, the Deputy Commissioners of Education, the Chief Academic Officer, or the Chief Information Officer.

To be part of the conversation, visit: https://nebraskaeducationnews.wordpress.com/.

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Communications & Outreach Staff

Katie Bieber

Director of Communications
P: 402-471-5025
E: katie.bieber@nebraska.gov
@NDE_GOV

Photo of Shauna GroenewoldShauna Groenewold

Web and Social Media Specialist
P: 402-471-3186
E: shauna.groenewold@nebraska.gov
@NDE_PS

 

Photo of David HefleyDavid Hefley

Web Content Manager
P: 402-471-4538
E: david.hefley@nebraska.gov
     

 

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Public Information Officer
P: 402-471-4537
E: david.jespersen@nebraska.gov
@NDE_News

 

Photo of Drew WorsterDrew Worster

Multimedia Specialist
P: 402-471-0533
E: drew.worster@nebraska.gov

 

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In an effort to keep others informed on important legislation impacting education in our state, the Communications and Outreach team has developed the NDE Legislative Corner. The Nebraska Unicameral is typically in session January through April.

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Public Information Officer
david.jespersen@nebraska.gov

The Good News Series

Inspiring stories and positive messages about students, clients, and schools in Nebraska.

February 2018

Good NEWSletter: Inside a Milken Classroom

January 11th, 2018 started like any other day for South Sioux City Middle school teacher Jon Pickenpaugh. But in an instant, everything changed. “When they called my name everything went numb,” says Pickenpaugh. “I remember hearing my name and being in disbelief and shock. I remember walking through all of the students and receiving the […]
February 2018

Good NEWSletter: Nebraska Innovation: ESUCC DE2TAILS Project

Not all  work in education happens in the classroom.  A lot of important work is done behind the scenes.  That work is the focus of an innovation grant awarded to the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESUCC). With the $1.6 million grant, the ESUCC is going to incorporate multiple online educational and data collection systems […]
January 2018

Good NEWSletter: Nebraska Innovation, Personalized 21st Century Learning Initiative

Imagine a school where every student was learning based on their own personal needs, skills, knowledge, and interests.  Westside Community Schools are working to make that vision a reality through an Innovation Grant aimed at their Personalized 21st Century Learning Initiative.  The idea is simple: let the students have a hand in their learning and allow them to move at their own pace.
Imagine a school where every student was learning based on their own personal needs, skills, knowledge, and interests.  Westside Community Schools are working to make that vision a reality through an Innovation Grant aimed at their Personalized 21st Century Learning Initiative.  The idea is simple: let the students have a hand in their learning and […]
November 2017

Good NEWSletter: Nebraska Innovation, Expanded Learning Opportunity

How do you get kids excited to learn? Nebraska’s Expanded Learning Opportunity (ELO) Design Challenge is eager to find out and the project is starting with robots, art supplies, and imagination. Beatrice, Grand Island, Boone Central, Centura, and Auburn are collaborating to design and test new models of ELO curriculum that support Nebraska Career Readiness Standards […]
November 2017

Good NEWSletter: Nebraska Innovation: Plattsmouth Career Academies

Students at Plattsmouth High School (PHS) are preparing for the future like never before. Recently, the school was awarded a Nebraska Innovation Grant to refine its Wall-to-Wall Academy program. The PHS model is based on student interests, learning preferences, and career goals and involves extensive partnerships with community businesses and educational programs. “My goal is […]
July 2017

Good NEWSletter: Career Academies

Career Academies have been around since 1940 but they are taking on new life in Nebraska. A Career Academy is a sequence of academic and career technical courses which reflect a Career Cluster selected in response to local, regional, or state employment needs and demand for expertise.  Many high schools across the state are offering […]
May 2017

Good NEWSletter: Perfect SAT and ACT Scores

Perfection is a goal sought by many and obtained by few. 17 Nebraska students who were honored recently achieved just that – perfect scores on the ACT and SAT. Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated the students, their parents, and their teachers for the accomplishment. “Getting a top score on the ACT or SAT does not happen by accident. Students from Chadron to Omaha who achieved  the highest level […]
March 2017

Good NEWSletter: Project Search

There are many great stories to tell in Nebraska. Every school across the state has amazing things to share. In Lincoln the education moved out of the classroom during the Project Search Job Fair hosted by Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation. Hundreds of students with disabilities from the Lincoln area had a chance to test their skills, […]
February 2017

Good NEWSletter: Waverly PBL and South Sioux City Great Americans Wax Museum

There are many great stories to tell in Nebraska. Every school across the state has amazing things to share. In Waverly, elementary students wowed a captive audience  February 10th with a project-based learning event about empathy. Commissioner Matt Blomstedt and State Board of Education member Patsy Koch Johns got front-row seats for the presentations. Kindergarten and second grade students demonstrated […]

Do you have a story to share? Contact David Jespersen at david.jespersen@nebraska.gov!

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Mission

The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Communications and Outreach is to support the successful execution and communication of the Department’s mission, vision and values. The Office of Communications and Outreach is responsible for assisting Department leadership, operations, and program staff in providing clear, consistent, and effective communication to all internal and external stakeholders related to Department programs, services, functions, and initiatives.

Goal

Through open communication, position Nebraska’s education system and the Nebraska Department of Education as the premiere administrative education entity in the country.

Objectives

Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of existing Department communication delivery methods

Identify and communicate the characteristics, impact and value of the Department

Aggressively pursue the correction of misinformation

 

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April 18, 2018

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...

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