Contact Us

Assessment Team

Dr. Valorie Foy, Director
Phone: 402.471.2495
E-mail: valorie.foy@nebraska.gov

Jeremy Heneger, Assistant Director
Phone: 402.471.2818
E-mail: jeremy.heneger@nebraska.gov

Rhonda True, Enhanced Assessment Grant Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.2947
E-mail: rhonda.true@nebraska.gov

Terry Ough, NAEP Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.2959
E-mail: terry.ough@nebraska.gov

Iris Owens, ACT Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.4316
E-mail: iris.a.owens@act.org

Tyrina Webster, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 402.471.4332
E-mail: tyrina.webster@nebraska.gov

Lindsay Taylor, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 402.471.2495
E-mail: lindsay.taylor@nebraska.gov

NSCAS Statewide Assessment Questions

Phone: 402.471.2495    Fax: 402.742.2319

nde.stateassessment@nebraska.gov

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)

Help Desk for Nebraska Districts- Phone 855-225-9926

NDE Customer Service: NWEANebraska@nwea.org

For inquiries about TestWiz, contact:
Phone: (877) 456-8949 Email: TestWiz@CerticaSolutions.com

The ACT

General Inquiries

Phone: 800.553.6244, ext. 2800

Website: Contact Us

Iris Owens, ACT On-site Coordinator

Phone: 402.471.4316 Fax: 402.471.4311

E-mail: iris.a.owens@act.org

Customer service hours (excluding ACT holidays):
Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central Time

ACT Online Prep

Phone: 319-337-1429
Email: actonlineprep@act.org

Data Recognition Corporation (DRC)

NeSA Customer Service: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST

Toll Free: 866.342.6280

DRC Fax: 763.268.2540

NDE Customer Service: necustomerservice@datarecognitioncorp.com

NDE Help Desk- Questions about the Portal or NSSRS

To reach the NDE Help Desk, please call: 888.285.0556 or e-mail: nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov

Assessment


2017-18 NSCAS Summative Testing

Test Name Test Administration Window Make-up Date
ELPAFebruary 5-March 16, 2018
NSCAS Summative

English Language Arts , Math, Science

General and Alternate

March 19-April 27, 2018 April 30- May 4, 2018
ACT paper/pencil testApril 3, 2018April 24, 2018
ACT online testApril 3-April 12, 2018

(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday only)

April 24, 2018 

paper/pencil 

ACT Accommodations April 3-April 17, 2018April 24-April 30, 2018

NSCAS Summative Assessment Development Applications-Summer 2018

NDE is looking for highly qualified educators to participate in assessment development opportunities this coming summer. Stipends are available for individuals NOT working under contract. Click on the applications for further information.   Please complete the appropriate application below.

NSCAS ELA Assessment Development Application
NSCAS Math Assessment Development Application
NSCAS Science Assessment Development Application
NSCAS Alternate Assessment Development Application 

NSCAS System

Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System   (NSCAS)

NSCAS Trainings

NSCAS General Summative  Test Administration Workshop PowerPoint – February 2018

NSCAS General Summative  Test Administration Workshop Recording- February 2018   (1 hour 14 min 46 sec)     

NSCAS Alternate Administration Training audio link from February, 2018 (1 hour 1 min 27 sec)
                 Please copy the link below into Google Chrome to access the audio.
https://datarecognitioncorpaudio.webex.com/datarecognitioncorpaudio/lsr.php?RCID=ec916293d9184a9e9bb93465fa401871

NSCAS Alternate Proctor Training audio link from February, 2018 (26 min 20 sec)
             Please copy the link below into Google Chrome to access the audio.
https://datarecognitioncorpaudio.webex.com/datarecognitioncorpaudio/lsr.php?RCID=7b1d9ee3e0a84a6daa773e1bd384ea5e
 NSCAS Alternate Proctor Training PowerPoint  2018                               

2018 NSCAS Accessibility Manual

NSCAS Summative & Alternate Accessibility Manual 12/11/17

                –   Accessibility Tools 1-3 short form

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