NDE homepage for English Learner Information and Support: NDE English Learner Programs
To access the NDE Secondary EL Workgroup: Secondary EL Workgroup Home Page
TransACT - via the NDE website
The Nebraska Department of Education purchased a statewide license to the TransACT Translation Library. ANYONE with a public or private school email address may create a login and access this library of translated forms. TransACT offers a collection of more than 50 proprietary legal and policy documents fully supporting parent communication mandates.
Classroom Instruction that Works with ELLs (2nd Edition Study Guide)
OCR Guidance for English Learners and Limited English Proficient Parents
2018 Update: Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (SAA) Winter 2018, Volume 20. See Page 23 for ACT information, Page 43 of NSCAS translation information, and Pages 53-60 for information specific to EL and RAEL (Recently Arrived English Learners).
Spanish Language Version: Student-Friendly ELA Standards (NDE Site)
Complete Set (in Spanish) of Student-Friendly ELA Standards (PDF) Note from NDE: A couple of corrections to the English one-pagers were made, and indicator numbers were added to make them more user-friendly.
Explanation Brochure (in Spanish) of Student-Friendly ELA Standards (PDF)
NDE ELA ELP Alignment Document - Within this document you will find sample lessons for comprehension (p. 4), writing, (p. 5) and reciprocal communication (p. 6) . You will also find the ELA Standards Instruction Tool (SIT) (p. 7).
NSCAS Updates and Information: State and Local
NSCAS Linguistic Supports: Folder of EL-Specific Excerpts from NSCAS Summative and Alternate Assessment Manual
LINK to NSCAS Mathematics Reference Sheets (12/13/17 email)
LINK to Google folder: NDE NSCAS Summative and Alternate Accessibility Manual specifically relevant to ELs (12/13/17 email)
LINK to highlighted NSCAS Summative and Alternate Accessibility Manual (12/13/17 email)
TransACT - The Nebraska Department of Education purchased a statewide license to the TransACT Translation Library. TransACT offers a collection of more than 50 proprietary legal and policy documents fully supporting parent communication mandates.
EL Secondary Resource List (Updated annually by NDE Secondary EL Working Group)
English Learner Proficiency Levels and Classroom Supports (NDE Secondary EL Working Group)