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Professional learning series focuses on reading science research

Science of Reading Professional Learning and Community of Practice Series The Nebraska Department of Education, in partnership with TNTP, will host the Science of Reading Professional Learning and Community of Practice Series beginning Nov. 5. The extended closure of school buildings shined a spotlight on the persistent inequities students — particularly those most vulnerable —…

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, was hosted entirely online to ensure attendees’ safety and well-being amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Moving Forward into the Unknown” features a wide variety of sessions designed…

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…

Spring 2020 NeMTSS Newsletter

Spring 2020 | NeMTSS Newsletter, Issue #8 In this issue, you’ll find information on how the Nebraska MTSS team can support school districts virtually, details on the Pyramid Model and Nebraska Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (NPBIS) frameworks, as well as an update on the proposal deadline for the NeMTSS Summit in September. View Newsletter

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Winter 2020 NeMTSS Newsletter

Winter 2020 | NeMTSS Newsletter, Issue #7 This issue of the NeMTSS newsletter includes details on the upcoming “Moving Forward Together” NeMTSS Summit in Kearney, information on the benefits of using MTSS in secondary settings, and other updates on teams, events and professional learning opportunities. View Newsletter