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Contact Us

Assessment Team

Dr. Valorie Foy, Director
Phone: 402.471.2495

Jeremy Heneger, Assistant Director
Phone: 402.471.2818

Rhonda True, Enhanced Assessment Grant Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.2947

Terry Ough, NAEP Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.2959

Iris Owens, ACT Coordinator
Phone: 402.471.4316

Tyrina Webster, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 402.471.4332

Lindsay Taylor, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 402.471.2495

NSCAS Statewide Assessment Questions

Phone: 402.471.2495    Fax: 402.742.2319

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)

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

NDE Customer Service:

For inquiries about TestWiz, contact:
Phone: (877) 456-8949 Email:


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


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

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:

NDE Help Desk- Questions about the Portal or NSSRS

To reach the NDE Help Desk, please call: 888.285.0556 or e-mail:


2018-19 NSCAS Summative Testing

Test Name  Test Administration Window  Make-up Date
ELPA February 4-March 15, 2019
NSCAS Summative

English Language Arts , Math, Science

General and Alternate

March 18-April 26, 2019 April 29- May 3, 2019
ACT paper/pencil test April 2, 2019 April 24, 2019
ACT online test April 2-4 & April 9- 11, 2019

(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday only)

April 24, 2019


ACT Accommodations paper/pencil

ACT Accommodations online

April 2-5   April 8-12   April 15-16, 2019

April 2-4   April 9-11, 2019

April 24-26 & April 29-30, 2019 (paper)

Administrators’ Days 2018

NDE NSCAS Assessment Presentation
Assessment ACT and ALT and Certica

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.

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.
 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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