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No Joke! Loan Forgiveness Opens April 1

NSEA members interested in Nebraska’s tuition loan forgiveness plan take note: A new round of applications for tuition dollars opens on Tuesday, April 1.Applications for the Enhancing Excellence in Teaching (EETP) Program will be available on the Nebraska Department of Education website at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, through May 10 at:www.education.ne.gov/EducatorPrep/TopPages/EETPThe 2015-16 award is for classes that begin between July 1, 2015...

For All It's Worth: NSEA: Legal Support & Due Process

Working for Your Best Interests: You Can be Confident in the Protections NSEA ProvidesEvery month during the 2014-15 Association year, the For all it's Worth series provides easy-to-access information about your NSEA membership. Throughout the school year, you will receive monthly membership editions via email, highlighting three key areas: Membership Benefits, Working Conditions and Action & Advocacy.You can feel confident in the...

What It Means to Belong to EHA

 Health Plan is One of State’s Oldest and Most Stable Insurance Pools By Greg LongEducators Health Alliance Field RepresentativeAs an educator and enrollee in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska health care plan, you are also a member of the Educators Health Alliance.EHA is one of the largest, oldest and most stable insurance pools in Nebraska.EHA membership has more than 72,000 participants and includes all but three of...

Contemplating Retirement? Consider Attending an NPERS Seminar

NPERS Seminars Will Help You PrepareAre you planning to retire this year, or are you thinking about retirement in the next few years?If so, you may want to attend one of the School Retirement Planning Seminars hosted by the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems office.The Spring 2015 seminars are for those age 50 and over, and registration is required at least one week prior to the seminar of your choice.By law, each eligible employee is...

Letters of Intent & You

Certificated Employees Cannot be Required to Declare Employment Intentions Until March 15 Letters of intent distributed by school districts at this time of year are a serious matter and PK-12 educators need to be aware of their rights, says NSEA Director of Advocacy Trish Guinan.On or after March 15 each year, Nebraska school districts are allowed to require certificated employees – teachers, counselors, speech pathologists, psychologists and...

DA Forecast: A Storm of Action!

Storm Chaser Reed Timmer, NEA Leader on AgendaPrepare for a storm of activity ahead! The 2015 edition of NSEA’s Delegate Assembly promises to offer a full schedule of activities – and an unusual treat!Among the keynote speakers will be Reed Timmer, former star of the Discovery Channel’s program Storm Chasers. Timmer is on the schedule Saturday morning, following a Friday evening address by an as-yet-undisclosed member of the NEA Executive...

NSEA’s 2015 Legislative Agenda

STRONG ECONOMY ∙ STRONG SCHOOLS ∙ STRONG FAMILIESBecause the focus in our classrooms should be teaching and learning; because the best investment we can make for the future is a strong combination of teaching and learning; and because teaching and learning serve as foundational blocks for strong schools, a strong economy and strong families, NSEA’s 2015 Legislative goals focus on issues that support teaching and learning.NSEA’s legislative goals...

Delegate Assembly 2015

For all information related to Delegate Assembly, go to http://www.nsea.org/delegateassemblyDA 2015 Follow up items:2014-15 Committee List2014-15 Award Winners Press Release

A Cash-Saving App from NSEA!

To get great member deals wherever you go, download the NSEA ‘My Deals’ smartphone application from your app store.The registration process requires an e-mail address and a “mobile password” — the number 8589- (include the hyphen) followed by your personal 10-digit NSEA identification number, which can be found above your name on the mailing label of The Voice or on the front of your NSEA membership card.Download the app, and begin to save cash...

Membership Card Goes Electronic

Expect Delivery to your In-Box Soon; Savings Can Begin Immediately! Most of the plastic cards in your purse or wallet help you to spend your hard-earned dollars. The card you received via email in the past few days will help you save!Your NSEA Membership Card opens a new world of money-saving benefits for you and your family. Your card can save you hundreds — even thousands — of dollars at more than 250,000 locations nationwide. You will...

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