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Building an Equitable, Inclusive Future

Our mission is to improve student achievement and educator effectiveness by ensuring opportunities, facilitating learning, and promoting excellence.

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Celebrating & Supporting Current and Future Educators

The mission of the Nevada Teacher of the Year program is to celebrate excellence and strengthen the teaching force by honoring and recognizing exceptional teachers on a school, district, state, and national level

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Transparency & Reliability

Districts, schools, and communities are served through efficient and effective use of public funds and fulfillment of statutory responsibilities.

NDE Community Engagement

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It is ? Nevada Reading Week, as proclaimed by Governor @JosephMLombardo. Join us from March 4-8 as we celebrate the joy of reading and literacy in our school community! ?✨ Embrace the Magic of Reading during Nevada Reading Week! #NevadaReadingWeekGet ready for Nevada Reading Week's Author LIVE Event! Have your class meet these amazing authors from March 4-8! Don't miss out on the excitement - join us for a literacy extravaganza! ? Register at https://www.nevadareadingweek.org/. #NevadaReadingWeekDuring Public Schools Week, NDE would like to thank Nevada teachers, administrators, staff, families, and community members for all they do to educate and support students. NDE oversees 17 school districts and the State Public Charter School Authority in Nevada. #PublicSchoolProud #PSW24?✨ Get ready to dive into a world of whimsy and wonder with the one and only @KenLamug at the Nevada Reading Week Author LIVE Event! ? From adventurous tales to quirky characters, Ken's stories are bursting with fun and imagination! Don't miss out on the excitement - join us for a literary extravaganza! ? Visit the link in our bio. #NevadaReadingWeek? Calling all young storytellers! ?✨ The VEGAS PBS KIDS Writers Contest by Janice Allen is here! Encourage creativity and literacy skills in grades K-5. Submit entries by March 8, 2024, 5 PM. Let the imagination soar! ?? Info: link in bio. #PBSKidsWritersContest #VEGASPBS
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Posted @withregram • @vegaspbsHigh school seniors, check out this scholarship opportunity! ?  Applications are now being accepted for the @nvenergy Foundation Powerful Partnership Scholarship Program. 

Don’t delay because applications for Northern Nevada students are due March 1; while Southern Nevada students have until March 11 to submit. 

For information, visit nvenergy.com/scholarships.
#AllinforKids #WhateverItTakes #NVEnergy #Scholarship
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Posted @withregram • @cis_nevadaNV P3 (Pre-k- 3rd Grade) Leadership Academy Program Cohort 4: Applications NOW Open! 

We are recruiting Nevada Elementary Principals/Administrators to participate in our fourth year of a collaborative professional learning cohort with the National P-3 Center at NO cost to you! This is a 10-month fully online preschool through 3rd grade (P-3) leadership program for working administrators who want to deepen their understanding of child development, school leadership, and learning opportunities that dismantle historic inequities. 

Teams of individuals are encouraged to apply!  Applications are due April 14, 2024.? Get ready for a heartwarming session with @CaraMentzel at the Nevada Reading Week Author LIVE Event from March 4-8, 2024! ? Join us as Cara shares her love for storytelling and the magic of books. Register at the link in our bio. #NevadaReadingWeek #CaraMentzel ?✨#NewsAlert:  The National Foundation for Governor’s Fitness Councils Brings It’s Multi-Million Dollar DON’T QUIT! Campaign to Nevada. Read more at the link in our bio.? Thrilled to announce that the fantastic @AdamGidwitz will be gracing us with his presence at the Nevada Reading Week Author LIVE Event! ? Get ready for a journey into the enchanting world of his books, filled with twists, turns, and unforgettable characters. Don't miss out! Read more more at the link in our bio. #NevadaReadingWeek #AdamGidwitzThe Portrait of a Nevada Learner was featured in the U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology’s 2024 National Educational Technology Plan. ?

“Seldom is there the opportunity to read the story of the creation of a portrait. The Nevada Department of Education (NDE) has provided one by making the process by which the state is crafting its ‘Portrait of a Nevada Learner’ public and transparent.”

Technology is a powerful tool to shape the future of learning, and the Portrait  exemplifies this by capturing the essential skills and mindsets necessary for success in today’s world. Read the report (we’re featured on page 17!): https://tech.ed.gov/netp/

#NVFutureofLearning @nvstateEd @NVSupt
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Posted @withregram • @portraitofanvlearnerHappy Black History Month! 

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we would like to take the time to reflect on and celebrate the success, commitment, and leadership of Black Americans who have shaped the nation! Middle school students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are encouraged to participate in our Nevada Middle School 2024 Essay Contest this month for an opportunity to win up to $1,000 in a NV sponsored 529 account. Contest opens today through February 29th, 2024.

To learn more or to submit your essay, visit www.power88lv.com
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Posted @withregram • @nevadastatetreasurer? Exciting Announcement! ? Join us for a special treat during Nevada Reading Week Author LIVE Event as the phenomenal @kwamealexander takes the virtual stage! ?? Get ready for an inspiring session filled with poetry, storytelling, and literary magic. Save the date and spread the word! Visit the link in our bio. #NevadaReadingWeekIt’s #TeacherTuesday and today we honor Ms. Raeshawn Taylor of Cimarron-Memorial High School. Her colleagues praise her for being an exceptional educator. She is organized, always willing to help other teachers and maintains a high level of instruction in her class.Get ready for the Author LIVE Event on Nevada Reading Week, March 4-8! From the captivating pages of "The Fourteenth Goldfish" to the heartwarming adventures in "Turtle in Paradise," Jennifer Holm's stories have sparked imaginations and touched hearts worldwide. Visit the link in our bio to register. #nevadareadingweekHappy Presidents' Day, everyone! Let's celebrate our nation's remarkable leaders who've shaped America's history! NDE offices will be closed Monday, February 19, 2024, In observance of #PresidentsDay.The Nevada TSA State Conference will be on February 19, 2024 at Northwest CTA in Las Vegas. 

The Technology Student Association (TSA) enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intra-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs. 

TSA is a national, non-profit organization of high school and middle school student members who are engaged in STEM. Visit the link in our bio to learn more.The Nevada Department of Education (NDE) Office of Early Learning and Development (OELD) is pleased to launch the fourth year of our Nevada Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award. Please see the attached flier to nominate an early childhood teacher you know whose amazing work you'd like to recognize until April 28, 2024. 

This award is open to all infant, toddler, and pre-K teachers. Once your nomination is received and the nomination window closes, we will contact the teacher and invite them to formally apply to be considered for the Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award. Visit the link in our bio to nominate.Join us as we celebrate Career and Technical Education Month. The 2024 theme is “Elevating High-Quality CTE.”

Did you know that the Technology Student Association (TSA) is the newest Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that has been added to Nevada. #CTEMonthExplore the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and education with Nevada’s 2024 Teacher of the Year, Laura Jeanne Penrod. Celebrating the ‘human touch’ and the emotional intelligence teachers bring to the educational realm, this session of the SXSW EDU conference will unpack AI and its potential to evolve education for the better, as a tool (not a replacement) for quality teaching.

Learn more: https://schedule.sxswedu.com/2024/events/PP145927

#NVFutureofLearning @nvstateEd @NVSupt
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Posted @withregram • @portraitofanvlearnerCelebrate Black History Month! Join us as we honor the remarkable stories, achievements, and contributions of the black community throughout history. #BlackHistoryMonth #BHMSuperintendent Ebert and NDE Leadership recently visited the Carson City School District. They met with school board members, district leaders, teachers, and students with a warm welcome. It was awesome to see the incredible work being done to support students. #ListeningtourThis ? Valentine's Day, we are celebrating the heart of education - schools, teachers, and students! We appreciate each and every one of you for your dedication to learning and growing together. Wishing you a day filled with joy and love! #ValentinesDayIt's #TeacherTuesday! Today, we celebrate West Career & Technical Academy teacher Ms. Margarita De Leon Viera. "I’m passionate about teaching real life skills to my students and expanding their tools set for career readiness. We learn, we have fun and we grow. I’m glad to be part of their journey."Celebrate National FCCLA Week February 12-16, 2024! 
Prepare for a fun-filled week of celebrating FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences education through participating in chapter activities, engaging in daily social media challenges, and getting involved in each day’s featured theme. 

With over 237,000 student members and more than 7,000 chapter advisers across 5,100 chapters, the FCCLA family continues to expand and thrive, fostering a vibrant community of passionate individuals committed to making a difference. Read more at the link at our bio.