NDE will:

  • Create a dynamic vision that drives change through proactive leadership to support learning

  • Build connections amongst stakeholders to take action in support of success for all learners

  • Provide all Nebraskans significant opportunity to receive fair, equitable, and high quality education and services to close achievement gaps

  • Allow all learners to achieve their fullest potential in transitioning through phases of school and into civic life

  • Ensure all educators are effective in instructional strategies and monitoring student progress using multiple measures of proficiency

  • Prepare all learners to be college, career, and civic ready