Strategic Priority:  Ensure all Nebraskans, regardless of background or circumstances, have equitable access to opportunities for success

Strategic Priority:  Increase the number of Nebraskans who are ready for success in postsecondary education, career, and civic life

Outcome Statement:

Provide leadership and high quality services in processes, regulations, interagency collaboration, data systems, fiscal responsibility, and evaluation that enhance the success of educational systems in Nebraska.

Goal 1.1    By 2018, the NDE will be organized through personnel and processes to provide leadership in school support systems, regulations, interagency collaboration, data systems, fiscal responsibility, and evaluation that will enhance the success of educational systems in Nebraska.

Goal 1.2    By 2018, the Board and Commissioner will have a process in place to evaluate and ensure timely, high-quality services and systems of support provided by the Nebraska Department of Education.

Goal 1.3    By 2020, 100% of teachers, service providers, school leaders, and local school board members will have access to quality professional learning opportunities through an NDE-facilitated professional learning directory.

Goal 1.4    By 2020, the NDE will collaborate with the Governor, Legislature, postsecondary institutions, and the Educational Service Units (ESUs) to create a uniform process to align dual credit opportunities for students across the state.