Welcome  to  the  Nebraska State  Literacy  Association

an affiliate of the International Literacy Association

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OUR MISSION:

The mission of the Nebraska State Literacy Association (NSLA) is to lead in the promotion of literacy in the state of Nebraska through collaboration, advocacy and professional development.

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Announcing:

2022-2023 NSLA Virtual Speaker Series

In place of an inperson conference, NSLA will be holding webinars across the

2022-2023 school year.

Visit the Conference page for more information.

Fall Speakers

Tuesday, October - 6:00 PM Central Time

  • Dr. Tiffany Young
  • Dr. Stephanie Burdic

Monday, November 14 - 6:00 PM Central Time

  • Wiley Blevins
  • Dr. Lauren Gatti

Spring Speakers

Thursday, February 23 - 6:00 PM Central Time

  • Dr. Kelli Westmoreland
  • Carol Jago

March dates and speakers TBA


Summer Institute

Date TBA - July, 2023

Cornelius Minor

In-person



Proposals to Support NSLA Virtual Speaker Series

NSLA is accepting proposals for providing additional resources for the website to support professional  learning. There are two options for possible professional learning opportunities:

  • Record a video to be shared on the website
  • Prepare a collection of resources and links related to the four topics listed below

Main topics of interest for the Virtual Speaker Series:

  • Determining effective instructional strategies for struggling readers
  • Increasing equity and opportunity for all learners
  • Building early literacy skills through explicit and systematic phonics instruction
  • Differentiating instruction (large group and small group)

Become a 2022-2023 NSLA Sponsor
Showcase your company, organization, college/university during our virtual events,
on our webpage, listed in our Sponsor Directory, and in our newsletters.

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NSLA Information

Membership Involvement Survey 2022-2023

NSLA is looking to gather information from member about possible involvement. We are an organization that runs on the volunteer work/involvement of its members.  Please think about completing the survey and volunteering to support the organization.

Watch for future Book Study Information.

Fall Book Study:

A Fresh Look at Phonics

Wiley Blevins


Spring Book Study:

We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be

Cornelius Minor


Congratulations to NSLA's new officers 

2022-2023 Board

President - Sarah Sell

President Elect - Tricia Parker

Past President - Diane Mickey

Treasurer - Dr. LeDonna Griffin

Director of Membership - Jody Sempek

A Big Thank You to
Nikki Piper 
Past President, 2021-2022


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A Message From NSLA PRESIDENT


Sarah Sell

Crete Elementary Assistant

Principal

Welcome to the Nebraska State Literacy Association (NSLA)!  


president@neliteracy.org

 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EVENTS

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Virtual Speakers Series

2022-2023

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"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."

-- Emillie Buchwald

ILA - CHILDREN'S RIGHT TO READ

1. Children have the basic human right to read.

2. Children have the right to access texts in print and digital formats.

3. Children have the right to choose what they read.

4. Children have the right to read texts that mirror their experiences. and languages, provide windows into the lives of others, and open doors into our diverse world.

5. Children have the right to read for pleasure.

6. Children have the right to supportive reading environments with knowledgeable literacy partners.

7. Children have the right to extended time set aside for reading.

8. Children have the right to share what they learn through reading by collaborating with others locally and globally.

9. Children have the right to read as a springboard for other forms of communication, such as writing, speaking, and visually representing.

10. Children have the right to benefit from the financial and material resources of governments, agencies, and organizations that support reading and reading instruction.




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