Nevada Department of EducationNevada Department of Education

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Mission Statement

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

From Our Instagram

Nominate a teacher for 2025 Nevada State Teacher of the Year today! 

- Accepting nominations and applications for 2025 Nevada State Teacher of the Year until June 23, 2024. 
- Continue to show your appreciation for Nevada's teachers by nominating them for 2025 Nevada State Teacher of the Year at the link in our bio.On this Memorial Day, we honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Their courage and dedication will never be forgotten. NDE is closed today, May 27, 2024, in observance of #MemorialDay and will reopen May 28, 2024.Are you interested in making a meaningful impact to students? NDE invites individuals to apply for appointment to the State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) board. Applications can be submitted online before 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at  the link in our bio.? Congratulations to the Class of 2024! ?

A huge shoutout to all the incredible graduates who earned their STEAM or STEM seal on their high school diploma! ? Your hard work, dedication, and passion for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math have truly paid off. We can't wait to see the amazing things you'll accomplish in the future. ?  Visit the link in our bio for more information on the STEAM and STEM seals.

#ClassOf2024 #STEAM #STEM #Graduation #FutureLeaders #ProudMoment #Congratulations #NVGraduates #STEMSeal #STEAMSeal #PortraitofaLearnerThe Nevada Department of Education (NDE) is accepting applications for the Superintendent's Teacher Advisory Cabinet (STAC) through June 7. The STAC is comprised of exceptional educators from across Nevada who serve for two years. 

Apply at the link in our bio.NDE enrollment scholarships for EDU 288: Foundations for Teaching Multilingual Learners are available for fall semester 2024 at Truckee Meadows Community College. This 3-credit, asynchronous course is designed to support Nevada educators with providing instructional practice tools that promote an assets-based learning environment and simultaneous content and academic language development for our multilingual learner students. Visit the link in our bio to apply.What’s your favorite greeting for your child when they get home from school or when you are back from work? ✔️ I love you! ✔️ Did you have a fun day learning? Or ✔️ I’m so happy to see you! Consistent and reassuring interactions positively impact a child’s mental health. Learn more about how to support them at all ages and stages. Visit the link in our bio for more information. #MHAM2024 #MentalHealthMattersThe Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship awards up to $10,000 in tuition to our state’s brightest students who attend college in Nevada! It allows students an opportunity to save a significant amount of money by simply going to school at an in-state college or university. 

If you’re a high-achieving student with a desire to attend college, this is an opportunity that is too good to pass up! Learn more with the link in our bio. ?

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Posted @withregram • @nevadastatetreasurerWould you like to impact students in a meaningful way? NDE invites individuals to apply for appointment to the State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) board. Applications can be submitted online before 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at the link in our bio.Join the @SpreadtheWordNV Readers in Training Resource Fair: 

? June 8, 2024 
?  10 am - 12 pm
? Discovery Children's Museum

Families with children ages 0-5 can enjoy community resources, games, face painting, prizes, and more. The event is free and open the public.✨ It's Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Join us as we honor the diverse cultures, traditions, and contributions of #AAPI communities. We encourage educators and families to explore learning resources at the link in our bio. #AAPIHeritageMonth #APAHMThe Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation & Technology has awarded 17 schools with the Governor STEM School Designation. A recognition ceremony was held on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Congratulations! ? More information: osit.nv.gov ?: @ClarkCountySch #STEMschool @NVSTEMHubIn-person talks promote healthy mental development. This Mental Health Awareness Month, talk to your children and teens about mental health. Need help getting started? Visit the link in our bio for more information. #MHAM2024 #MentalHealthMattersOne lucky student at Katz Elementary School in Las Vegas was greeted with streamers and a gift after selecting the 100,000th book distributed as part of the Book Bus program. ?? #BookBusCongratulations ? to the Clark County School District, Public Education Foundation and Spread the Word Nevada on giving away the 100,000th book today as part of the Book Bus program! A celebration was held at Katz Elementary School in Las Vegas to mark the occasion. Thank you for promoting literacy and the joy of reading. ?? #BookBusHappy ? Mother's Day to all the wonderful moms and caregivers who are a vital part of our school community. Thank you for all that you do! Wishing you a day filled with joy and appreciation! ??During ? #TeacherAppreciationWeek, the Nevada Department of Education would like to thank all our amazing educators in Nevada. Thank you for all that you do to inspire and educate. You truly make a difference in the world! ?@se_tech_grams @thurman_white_academy_  @clarkcountysch #WeTeachNevada #ThankATeacher?✏️ It's Teacher Appreciation Week and we want to give a huge shoutout to all the amazing educators out there! Your hard work, dedication, and passion for teaching is truly inspiring. @ccsdbracken @GehringSTEM @clarkcountysch #WeTeachNevada #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeekAre you interested in making a meaningful impact to students?

NDE invites individuals to apply for appointment to the State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) board. 

Applications can be submitted online before 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024 for a three-year term at the link in our bio.#TeacherAppreciationWeek Spotlight: Yamilet Lopez is a kindergarten teacher at Alice Maxwell Elementary and is the National Milken Educator Awardee. Lopez mentors teachers for elementary school teaching and learning cohorts, serving as a role model for aspiring educators.#NewsAlert: State Board of Education Invites Applicants for Charter Authority Board. Read more at the link in our bio.#TeacherAppreciationWeek Spotlight: Joseph Kielminski is a special education teacher and department chair at Foothill High School. His efforts have contributed to an increase in the graduation rate among the school’s special education students. Joseph is also a recipient of the national Milken Educator Award.Thank you, Nevada educators, for inspiring and uplifting the next generation of leaders. Show teachers your support and appreciation by sharing these #TeacherAppreciationWeek images made by graphic design students from Advanced Technologies Academy in Las Vegas. #WeTeachNevada #ThankATeacherA proclamation by Governor Lombardo: Teacher Appreciation Week in Nevada for May 6-10, 2024

Thank you for honoring our educators who make a difference every day in the lives of students and our school community. 
#WeTeachNevada #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeekHappy ? National Teacher Appreciation Day to all the dedicated and inspiring educators in Nevada! Thank you for shaping the future of our state and uplifting young minds every day. #WeTeachNevada #TeacherAppreciationDay