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It’s Scholarship Time!

Three times each year, NSEA members are eligible to apply for a scholarship from Blue Cross and Blue Shield that will help make paying for graduate coursework a little easier. The deadline is May 27.

Click here to learn more and download the application for Summer 2015.

“Transformation through Social Justice”

This event will include workshops on topics of: Social Justice (Provided by the NEA Human and Civil Rights Office), Bullying, LGBTQ, ELL, Mascots, Classroom Management, Technology, and the past present and future of EMAC. Note: There will be two sessions of the Social Justice workshop provided by NEA staff; one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

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2015 Laurels Night winners

Rookie of the Year

Krissa Hetletvedt 2nd Grade Elementary Teacher, Catlin Arts Magnet

Spirit of Collaboration

Dr. Janice Garnett, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Omaha Public Schools

School Bell Award

Nebraska Loves Public Schools Sally Nellson Barrett, Executive Producer

Photos from Laurel’s Night – Click Here

Video of …OPS Educators who are retiring and/or celebrating 25 years of service ring their bells at 2015 Laurel’s Night.


Horace Mann’s Teacher Appreciation Week

EdV and Dick WolmanEdward T. Ventura Jr., the technology teacher at Castelar Elementary and Omaha Education Association Vice-President of Member Benefits, can’t wait to start using the new Apple Watch he won from Horace Mann’s Teacher Appreciation Week giveaway. Celebrating 70 years of focusing on the financial needs of teachers, Horace Mann gave out 25 Smartwatches and funded $10,000 in projects.

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tentative agreement ratified

Tip Off, May 1, 2015 Issue

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