Contact: Deanna Pokorny, Scholarship@nereads.org
NSRA offers two (2) $1000 Scholarships. Applications are due on October 1 of each year and recognized during the annual conference in Feb. Junior, Senior, or Graduate Students that are currently enrolled in a Teacher Education program at a Nebraska post-secondary and a resident of the state of Nebraska may apply.
Student Ambassador Program
Contact Julie Agard, StudentAmbassador@nereads.org
Student Ambassador Program. An opportunity for professional growth and networking for pre service teachers during the annual conference.
Contact Julie Agard, STMembership@nereads.org
|Learn more about our Student Membership|
Celebrate Literacy Award
Contact Marilyn Coon, CelebrateLit@nereads.org
The Celebrate Literacy Award recognizes individuals, organizations, and institutions that have made a significant literacy contribution at the local, state, or provincial level. State Nominations are due Oct 1 to be recognized during the annual conference in February. NSRA Celebrate Literacy Award Guidelines
| For more information go to IRA
Distinguished Educator Award
Contact Marla Jones, DistinguishedEd@nereads.org
|The Distinguished Educator Award recognizes an educator (administrator, teacher, para, media specialist) who has supported literacy. State nominations are due Oct. 1 to be recognized during the annual conference in February.|
Exemplary Reading Program Award
Contact Julie Agard, ExemplaryRdg@nereads.org
|The Exemplary Reading Program Award recognizes outstanding reading and language arts programs at all grade levels (elementary, middle, and high school).
Its purpose is to call the public's attention to outstanding programs in schools throughout Canada and the United States.
Applications are due at IRA by Nov 15, which is followed by a school site visit from the state committee. The state committee will select one school to recognize at the IRA Convention.
Contact Karen Heafer, Sponsorship@nereads.org
|NSRA provides sponsorships for projects promoting literacy throughout the state. Applications are due Oct. 1|
Nebraska All Star Award
Contact Linda Placzek, Coordinator1@nereads.org
|NSRA recognizes local councils for their efforts in promoting literacy in their counties. Applications Due June 1, email Shirley or Laurie for mailing information|
IRA Honor Council Award
IRA Council Program Associate, firstname.lastname@example.org
IRA annually recognizes local councils that conduct programs serving their members, community, state association, and IRA.
|Due date March 1|
Contact Linda Placzek, Membership@nereads.org
|NSRA provides grants to local councils to promote membership in their area. Application due during Summer Leadership.|
|Membership Grant Application|
|Building A Successful Council|
Professional Development Grant
Contact Hannah Walters, GrantProfessional@nereads.org
|NSRA provides grants to local councils to promote professional development projects in their area. Application due during Summer Leadership.|
|Professional Development Grant Application|
Community Literacy Grant
Contact Pat Baker, GrantCommunity@nereads.org
|NSRA provides grants to local councils to promote community literacy projects in their area. Application due during Summer Leadership.|
|Community Literacy Grant Application|
|Verizon Foundation Funding Goals and Partnership Guidelines|
|To improve literacy and strengthen educational achievement for children and adults by preparing them for success in the 21st Century.|
|GrantsAlert Our mission is to help teachers, schools, and related organizations to find and capture resources to do their work and do it well.|