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2018 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Announcement

On October 2, 2017 Dr. Matt Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education, honored the 2018 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Michelle Helt, a third grade teacher from Cardinal Elementary School in South Sioux City. Congratulations Michelle!

2018 Teacher of the Year Press Release

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

To learn more about ESSA Nebraska visit our website:

The Nebraska Education Profile

NEW NDE Website Coming Soon!

The Nebraska Department of Education will soon be getting a new look. Visit the website on October 16th for easier navigation, faster results, and a complete design overhaul!

Nebraska VR Request for Proposals

Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is requesting proposals for the development and implementation of innovative programs to inform, supplement, and enhance the delivery of pre­employment transition services to students with disabilities.

Nebraska VR Transition RFP

Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Science

On September 8, 2017, the Nebraska State Board of Education approved Nebraska’s College and Career Ready Standards for Science.  The new standards are located on the Content Area Standards Webpage.
Downloadable PDF of Content area Standards

Administrators' Days - NDE Day

Commissioner Matthew L. Blomstedt's Keynote Communication

AQuESTT for Nebraska