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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 196 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 75,000 children in 89 counties and 24 legislative districts.
NRCSA Programs and Services
The Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association offers programs to aid schools and improve the quality of education for all children in Nebraska. These programs include (click on the progam button for more detail):
2017-18 Scholarships & Awards
Each year NRCSA honors excellence in member schools through many scholarships and awards.
NRCSA Scholarships are awarded to students from schools holding current NRCSA memberships. Students planning to become teachers or other related occupations, such as counselors or media specialists may apply for these scholarships. In addition to the NRCSA Scholarships, NRCSA created the Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship for students who excel in the fine arts and are planning to major in the fine arts in college. Graduating seniors of NRCSA member schools are eligible to apply.
Awards include: Outstanding Board Member, Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Secondary Teacher, Elementary Teacher and ESU Staff Member. NRCSA also recognizes an outstanding music teacher in memory of Gary Fisher. One of the winning teachers will be recommended as a candidate for the National Rural Teacher of the Year Program sponsored by the National Rural Education Association.
Scholarship application and awards nomination forms are available through the links below. The deadline for applications and nominations is February 9, 2018.
NRCSA Awards Nomination Forms
NRCSA Executive Committee Meeting: January 28, 2018, at the NCSA Building in Lincoln
NRCSA Legislative Committee Meeting: January 29, 2018, at the NCSA Building in Lincoln
NRCSA Scholarship & Recognition Committee Meeting: February 19 & 20, 2018, at the NCSA Building in Lincoln
NRCSA Legislative Forum: February 20, 2018, at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln
NRCSA Spring Conference: March 22 & 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn in Kearney
NRCSA Joe Toczek Golf Tournament: July 24, 2018, at the Meadowlark Hills Golf Course 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 email@example.com 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.