Programs and People: 

Tate Lauer
Adult Education Director
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P. O. Box 94987
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4987
Phone: (402) 471-4807


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Data Systems: 

Literacy, Adult and Community Education System (LACES) by LiteracyPro Systems, Inc.

Followup Methods: 

GED: Data Matching with GED Testing Services
Employment: Data Matching with Nebraska Department of Labor, SWIS and Surveys
Transition to Post-Secondary Education/Training: Data Matching with National Student Clearing House, Surveys

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 

Nebraska provides email and telephone technical support, monthly Zoom meetings and trainings to ensure local programs comply with state and NRS guidelines. Nebraska also reviews local program data to identify problems and provide technical assistance as needed.

Nebraska provides ongoing guidance to local programs on data collection procedures.

The state and local programs use LACES for documenting placement, learning gains, accountability, and core performance measures.

Nebraska provides quarterly desktop monitors as well as tools for local program data monitoring on a monthly and quarterly basis.

The state provides local programs with an assessment policy, state guidelines and training.

State Tools and Resources: 

Nebraska Department of Education, Adult Education


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