News & Information

Loan Forgiveness Program Now Open

 Forgiveness Plan Has Extra Funding Thanks to LB589Nebraska teachers are again able to apply for a forgivable loan for coursework in eligible graduate programs.Enrollment in the Enhancing Excellence in Teaching Program (EETP), managed by the Nebraska Department of Education, officially opened Friday, April 1.NSEA has long-supported the program, and increased funding for the program, in the Nebraska Legislature. The 2016-17 program will...

Child in Need? Use the Children’s Fund

NSEA Fund Aids Kids in Need of Assistance Several years ago, when a tornado struck in the vicinity of a rural Nebraska community, the twister not only injured the three children in a young family, it also destroyed their home and carried off most of their clothing and belongings.An NSEA member at the community school made the right call, and reached out to the NSEA Children’s Fund. The response was quick: a voucher for clothing was sent, and the...

Payroll or Plan Time Questions? Call NSEA

Questions Answered, Giving You an Edge With NSEA Membership When you are teaching in your classroom on your own, and an issue arises, it helps to know that standing behind you – with plenty of expertise and ability – is a fine cadre of NSEA employees known as organizational specialists.Those organizational specialists see widely varied questions every week, from questions about substitute pay, to volatile students to plan time issues.The 18...

Blue Cross Offers Free ID Protection Services

For more than 75 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has worked to protect the health and information of the health care plan subscribers.For nearly 50 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has served Nebraska teachers through a statewide health insurance plan assembled by NSEA.Now, as part of a continued commitment to plan subscribers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has teamed with AllClear ID to offer two additional...

Grow, Lead with NSEA

Association Institute Readies Members for LeadershipAfter a long school year, there is nothing better for a teacher’s rejuvenation and recovery than well-designed professional development. And for nearly 30 years, that is exactly what has been delivered at NSEA’s summer Leadership Institute.“Participating in the Leadership Institute re-energized me for the upcoming school year,” said Loup County Education Association’s Amy Sabatka following...

NPERS Pre-Retirement Seminars Set

For Those Nearing Retirement, Attendance is a Good PlanIf you are nearing retirement age, it makes good sense to start considering your retirement benefit options.To learn about those options, it would be wise to attend one of the more than two dozen pre-retirement planning seminars for educators hosted by the state each year (see below).Staff from the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems office have hosted such seminars each year for...

2015-2016 Bargaining Information

Here are the 2015-2016 state aid, budget lid & levy information for each school district in Nebraska. Data from previous years is also available for comparison.2015-2016 Bargaining Pages- All pages245 pagesSchool Districts: A17 pagesSchool Districts: B17 pagesSchool Districts: C21 pagesSchool Districts: D - E19 pagesSchool Districts: F - G17 pagesSchool Districts: H - J19 pagesSchool Districts: K - L19 pagesSchool Districts: M17 pagesSchool...

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...

Take Your NSEA Savings Everywhere!

Display Your Coupons, Look for Deals & Discounts With NSEA’s ‘My Deals’ AppNSEA members — always on the go — can save time and money with the ‘My Deals’ smartphone application.The My Deals application allows members to use their smartphones to display and present for use the coupons offered by participating merchants. My Deals also allows members to search for coupons and savings opportunities on their smartphones.To download the app and...

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