From disruption to innovation: Setting the stage for SEL and equity

By Kristy Feden, Regional Facilitator, Region 5, Nebraska Department of Education The current challenges, unrest and disruptions in our country stemming from COVID-19 and the heightened awareness of social injustice offered Nebraska an opportunity to assess current practices and increase collaboration across sectors. The result is innovation that will bring educators, students, families and community…

NeMTSS launches new Pyramid Model website resource

The Pyramid Model The Nebraska Multi-tiered System of Support (NeMTSS) team is leveraging the Pyramid Model to help ensure that all children experience supportive learning environments that promote positive social-emotional growth and development. Visit our new Pyramid Model resource page for all the details. The Pyramid Model approach uses evidence-based practices and resources that align…

2020 Nebraska MTSS Summit moves online

2020 Nebraska MTSS Summit Virtual Series: Moving Forward into the Unknown   The Nebraska Department of Education’s 2020 Nebraska MTSS Summit, originally planned to be held in Kearney this fall, is pivoting online to ensure attendees’ safety and well-being amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A virtual series, “Moving Forward into the Unknown,” will feature sessions…

Launch Nebraska

NDE ‘launches’ professional learning webinar series May 14

Launch Nebraska: Summer Learning and Beyond Professional Learning Webinar Series   The Nebraska Department of Education, in partnership with SchoolKit, is excited to announce a 10-session, virtual professional learning series designed to provide instructional leaders with knowledge and skills related to unfinished learning, instructional equity, and remote instruction. This professional learning series is a component…

2019 Nebraska MTSS Summit to be held Sept. 4-6

2019 Nebraska MTSS Summit May 8, 2019   The Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Special Education will host its 2019 Nebraska MTSS Summit Sept. 4-6 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Neb. This year’s summit, “Better Together,” features presenters from Nebraska and around the country who will share their expertise in developing a…