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Information on upcoming events is available below and through the buttons at the left. If you have any questions, please contact NRCSA.


Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association

455 S 11th St, Suite B

Lincoln, NE 68508


Dr.Jon Habben, Executive Director

Phone: (402) 440-4378

Fax: (402) 476-7740



NRCSA - Who Are We?


The Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of rural schools and communities. Since 1981, NRCSA has been committed to protecting the well-being of public education and implementing its mission of providing quality education for all children.


NRCSA is an Association consisting of 183 school districts and ESU's in Nebraska working together to support and promote quality educational programs for students in rural Nebraska. Through our members NRCSA serves the interests of over 69,000 children in 87 counties and 24 legislative districts.

Scholarships and Awards


Each year NRCSA honors excellence in member schools with a series of scholarships and awards. The forms below contain all the instructions to apply for the scholarships and nominate individuals for the awards.


The deadline for scholarship applications and award nominations is January 23, 2015. All materials submitted must be postmarked by this date.


Scholarship Forms


2015 NRCSA Scholarship Form (PDF Format)


Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship Form (PDF Format)



Awards Forms


Outstanding Board Member Award (PDF Format)


Outstanding Elementary Teacher Award (PDF Format)


Outatanding ESU Staff Member Award (PDF Format)


Gary Fisher Outstanding Music Teacher Award (PDF Format)


Outstanding Principal Award (PDF Format)


Outstanding Secondary Teacher Award (PDF Format)


Outstanding Superintendent Award (PDF Format)

NRCSA Superintendent Search Service


The Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association operates the NRCSA Superintendent Search Service. Visit www.nrcsa.net/superintendent_search to learn more about the service. The Search Service has already completed work on searches for Newman Grove and Winside Public Schools. Here is what those districts have said about the Search Service:



Newman Grove Public Schools


"Very courteous and professional, they (the consultants) took the time to do research and present applicants to select the ones to fit our needs. Everything was presented in a very professional manner. Very available to us."



Winside Public Schools


"We were very satisfied and impressed with the NRCSA Superintendent Search Service, Jim and Alan. They were very professional, courteous, and on point throughout the entire process. They were attentive to our requests and provided us with very accurate and thorough information on the candidates...We were very satisfied in the service they provided."


Upcoming Events


NRCSA Legislative Committee Meeting: Monday January 26, 2015, at the NCSA Building in Lincoln


NRCSA Scholarship & Reconigtion Committee Meeting: February 1-2, 2015, at the Holiday Inn in Kearney


NRCSA Executive Committee Meeting: Monday February 2, 2015, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney


2015 NRCSA Legislative Forum: Wednesday February 18, 2015, at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln


2015 NRCSA Spring Conference: March 19-20, 2015, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney


NRCSA General Membership Meeting: Thursday March 19, 2015, held during the Spring Conference in Kearney


2015 NRCSA Golf Tournament: Tuesday July 28, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Golf Club in Kearney


Buy, Sell, Trade


NRCSA members may advertise jobs or items for sale. This service is completely FREE OF CHARGE to NRCSA members. E-mail jbundy@nrcsa.net if you would like to post something. Postings wil remain in place for one (1) month, but may be resubmitted if additional time is needed.


Superior Public Schools


Superior has 3 Hitachi Starboards for sale. These smartboards were installed in 2009. If interested contact:


Charles Isom, Superintendent

Superior Public Schools

Phone: (402) 879-3257

e-mail: cisom@superiorwildcats.org

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