Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation

ESU 18: 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.

Click the DATA REQUEST link above for information on requesting data that you cannot get on Synergy. 

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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Definitions of some of the commonly used assessment terms

Posted on June 20, 2017

Data Request Form

Many times a school needs help with data collection. This page provides information and details about how to receive support.

Posted on December 01, 2016


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


Link to the ICDP for your school

Posted on September 12, 2014


You can follow us on twitter @LPSEvalAssmnt

Posted on September 12, 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
Jack Bisbee, 1823
Reading GDEs
Kim Samuelson, 1823
   Writing GDEs, HS ELA