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Office of Assessment, Data, and Accountability Management

The Office of Assessment, Data, and Accountability Management (ADAM) consists of three offices that perform several functions critical to the effectiveness of the Nevada Department of Education as a change agent by informing the evaluation of the effectiveness of schools, districts, and state and federal improvement programs. Those offices are the Office of Assessment, Office of Accountability, and Office of Information Technology.

Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning, and Education Options

The Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning, and Education Options develops and supports innovative educational opportunities for students to acquire skills for productive employment and lifelong learning.

Office of Early Learning and Development

The goal of OELD is to ensure that all children from birth through third grade have access to quality early care and education across a variety of program settings. The office coordinates state-level reform efforts, which are part of a national initiative, to transform how young children learn.

Office of Educator Licensure

Nevada Department of Education’s values of equity, access to quality, success, inclusivity, community, and transparency guide all that we do. As part of our commitment to those values, we strive to provide responsive customer service as we are committed to expanding the size and diversity of Nevada’s educator workforce.

Office of Educator Development & Support

Office of Family Engagement

Family engagement is a shared responsibility between schools, families, and communities where all receive equitable access to tools and supports needed to successfully work together toward the development of children and youth for college, career, and lifelong learning.

Office of Inclusive Education

The Office of Inclusive Education (OIE) is committed to ensuring that ALL students in Nevada are college- and career- ready upon exit from the public school system.

Office of Indian Education

The Office of Indian Education provides technical assistance and direction to school districts and schools in the unique needs of American Indian (AI) students, as well as collaborates with tribes and organizations throughout Nevada to ensure student achievement for AI students.

Office of Pupil-Centered Funding

The Pupil-Centered Funding Plan for the first time combines specific local and state revenues to provide a guaranteed basic level of financial support for each pupil to receive a reasonably equal education opportunity, regardless of which county they live in. The Pupil-Centered Funding Plan determines financial support to every public school district, charter, and university school across the state.

Office for a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment

The Office for a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment collaborates to ensure that all, regardless of any differing characteristic, work and learn in a safe and respectful learning environment.

Office of Student and School Supports

The office of Student and School Supports offers an array of programs, and works in partnership with schools and districts to support and improve teaching and learning to help students achieve in a safe and academically challenging environment.

Office of Teaching and Learning

Nevada Academic Content Standards serve as expectations for what students should know and be able to do by the end of each school year.