Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation

The LPS Assessment and Evaluation Team...

                    Click HERE for Vision Statement

  • emphasizes sharing knowledge and creating understanding.
  • participates as an integral part of the school improvement process.
  • provides information and services regarding testing and evaluation.
  • supports surveying within LPS. 

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Please use the links to the left to find information about LPS students and assessments. 

  • District Common Assessments (DCAs): district assessments
  • District Statistics and Evaluations: statistics about demographics, graduation information, and enrollment projections
  • Graduation Demonstrations Exams (GDEs): graduation requirements
  • Nebraska State Accountability, (NeSA, ELPA21):  state assessments
  • Other Standardized Testing:  various assessments required of LPS students
  • Staff Resources:  for LPS staff

Mailing address: LPSDO, 5905 "O" Street, Box 52, Lincoln, NE 68510.  If you send things through district mail send it to Box 52. 

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Compilation of documents and links related to assessment for new resource teachers

Posted on October 13, 2016

Information for New Test Coordinators

Links and documents to help new test coordinators quickly find what they need

Posted on September 23, 2016

Information About Administering the Gallup Student Poll

Documents regarding accessing, managing, notification parent letters, and building contacts for Gallup Student Poll.

Posted on September 21, 2016

Accessing Assessment and other Data with Synergy - hints, tips, and tricks.

We're working on providing resources for accessing data using Synergy - more tips to come in the future!

Posted on August 17, 2016

Data and Evaluation Support

Many times a school or community partner needs help with data collection or evaluation of a program. This page provides information and details about how to received support.

Posted on May 16, 2016

LPS Elementary Report Card Featured in a New Book About Grading

The LPS 3rd grade report card and rubric included in a new book written by well known author, Susan M. Brookhart. The title of the book is Grading and Learning, Practices That Support Student Achievement.

Posted on October 09, 2015


Link to the ICDP for your school

Posted on September 12, 2014


You can follow us on twitter @LPSEvalAssmnt

Posted on September 12, 2014


Definitions of some of the commonly used assessment terms

Posted on January 24, 2014


Fax Number (402) 458-3284
To call the person below, dial 402-436
(then the 4 digit number next to their email).
Dr. Leslie Eastman, 1790
 Assessment/Evaluation Specialists
Dr. Bethany Brunsman, 1820
Dr. Dawn Mazzie, 1793
Dr. Rob McEntarffer, 1796
Dr. Teresa Wanser-Ernst, 1791
 Assessment Coordinators
Kathy Christensen, 1798
Kristi Diehl, 1890
David Smith, 1861
 Office Support
Gail Lowery, 1795
Debbie Doolittle, 1797
Melissa Folsom, 1860
 High School GDE Coordinators
Alinda Stelk, 1823
Reading GDEs
Kim Samuelson, 1823
Writing GDEs, HS ELA