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State’s 150th Celebration Puts Emphasis on Children

Sesquicentennial Celebration Includes Classroom OpportunitiesWhen the Nebraska 150 Celebration’s (NE150) executive director talks about programming for the state’s Sesquicentennial, she quickly calls attention to the emphasis that has been placed on education.Children, said Regan Anson, are a priority.“They are the future of our state, and we want them to take away incredible memories that will last a lifetime,” she said.One goal of NE150...

Grant Seeks Improved Access to Morning Meal

NSEA One of 10 States to Promote ‘Partners for Breakfast’ PlanBeginning immediately, Nebraska school districts can apply for grant funds from Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom (the Partners) to provide a much-needed healthy and nutritious morning meal to local students and help increase participation in the federal School Breakfast Program.NSEA is one of 10 affiliates of the National Education Association to receive a grant to promote the...

Get Inspired! Eight Creative Ways to Energize Your Classroom!

Avoid a Midyear Slump, Boost Classoom Enthusiasm with These Teacher-Tested TipsKeeping students’ enthusiasm for school alive in the second half of the year can be a struggle, particularly as snow days, standardized testing and spring fever begin to take their toll. First-grade teacher Jessica Meacham knows this scene, and notes that it’s not just students who start to lose their fire—educators, too, begin to slump as the year pushes on. But she...

Retirement Seminars Available from NSEA-Retired

From Adams to York, from Yutan to Wilcox, the Retirement Planning Seminars provided by NSEA-Retired have reached nearly 10,000 educators over the last 13 years.The program has been delivered to members in 80 local associations in that time, some more than once. In 2015-16, fourteen seminars were delivered across the state, reaching nearly 600 members.The leaders of NSEA’s six governance districts have agreed to assist with the expense of the...

Educators Rising Seeks Growth

Nebraska Leaders Hope to Add Members, ChaptersIf you have students interested in pursuing a teaching career, you might consider forming a chapter of Educators Rising (formerly Future Educators) in your school building or school district.The Nebraska chapter of Educators Rising has selected “Dive into Education” as the theme for 2016-17, and state chapter officers are ready and willing to visit chapters across the state, or to help jumpstart...

Horace Mann Offers Student Loan Seminars to NSEA Members

Educators have a student loan debt problem that is affecting finances, happiness, and in some cases, their careers.Student loan debt hardship is also causing new college grads to delay life milestones like getting married, buying a house or saving for retirement, says Bankrate.com.Seventy-one percent of teachers agree that student loan debt is a motivation for young teachers deciding between staying in the profession or switching to a career...

Student Loan Delinquent?

By Kaitlin PitskerQ: My son has fallen behind on his student loan payments. How can he get back on track?Have him contact the loan servicer immediately. Even one missed payment is considered a delinquency, and federal loans that have been delinquent for at least 90 days are reported to the three major credit agencies. If your son acts soon enough, he can select a new repayment plan that better fits his budget, or he may qualify to delay loan...

NSEA’s Mobile App is Free, Easy!

If you’re connected to social media, you can easily keep up with your professional association!NSEA maintains several public Facebook pages, and also manages an Instagram account, Twitter account and a Snapchat account – each useful in spreading news about the good work of Nebraska public schools and teachers. Also available, to members only, is a text alert service that lets educators know when immediate action might be needed in order to...

Land a Student Program Grant from NEA

NEA Student Program CREATE Grants Have Two Application Deadlines  Interested in getting up to $3,000 for a project on your campus? Consider applying for one of NEA Student Program CREATE Grants, which are awarded to local chapters for community service projects that positively promote the NEA Student Program through strategies designed to enhance public education, increase advocacy and outreach to communities; support younger educators...

2017 Kansas City Chiefs Ticket Offer

Kansas City Chiefs Individual Game Ticket OfferYour Kansas City Chiefs are the defending AFC West Champions with a stellar 2017 Home Schedule including 3 primetime games! Like in years past, the Chiefs and the Nebraska State Education Association are teaming up to offer members a chance to be part of Chiefs Kingdom!To ORDER INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS copy and paste the following URL https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/chiefs/EN/link/promotion/home/...

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