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Strategic Approach + plan


Legislative Direction

From Legislative Bill 1160 (section 2, subsection 3):

The Nebraska Statewide Workforce and Education[al] Reporting System is envisioned as a comprehensive, sustainable, and robust lifelong learning and workforce longitudinal data system to allow for the targeting of resources, and focus data analysis on assessing workforce development and employment success in order to enable the training of tomorrow’s workforce.

Vision

Create a data-informed decision culture that supports successful pathways of learning and earning for the people of Nebraska.

Mission

Integrate and organize Nebraska’s education and workforce data to inform decision making.

Guiding Principles

  • Quality
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Integrity

Organizational Scope

  • As a Data System: organize all elements and functions necessary for a comprehensive, sustainable, and robust lifelong learning and workforce longitudinal data system.
  • As an Administrative Entity: manage all matters related to the creation, communication, operation, security, maintenance, expansion, and use of the NSWERS data system.

Goals

  1. Establish NSWERS data system for sustainable insights
  2. Evaluate the efficacy of Nebraska’s education and workforce training systems