Nebraska  State  Literacy Association

an affiliate of the International Literacy Association


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Upcoming events

    • 01/21/2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual Event

    NSLA Virtual Awards Night

    Thursday, January 21

    5:00 - 6:00 PM

    Free event!!!

    Join us for Virtual Awards


    Celebrate Literacy

    Distinguished Educator



    Pippa White - Storyteller

    Take time to join NSLA now.

    Once you register a zoom link will be shared with you.

    • 01/23/2021
    • (CST)

    Resources and Activities for National Handwriting Day on January 23rd

    • 01/23/2021
    • (CST)

    This year, Macbeth is presented as Nebraska Shakespeare's Virtual On Tour performance!

    Registration Required

    • 01/28/2021
    • (CST)

    Bring Legos into your classroom to celebrate these incredibly ingenious and enriching toys.

    History and Activities

    • 01/29/2021
    • (CST)

    National Puzzle Day is the perfect day to do a little brain exercise. Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, or Sudoku, puzzles engage our brain in more ways than one. 

    History and Activities

    • 01/31/2021
    • (CST)

    Celebrate National Backward Day with some of these unique activities

    Backward Day 2021 - Jan 31, 2021

    • 02/04/2021
    • (CST)
    • 03/04/2021
    • (CST)
    • 5 sessions
    • Virtual Meetings

    Literacy for All - NSLA Virtual Events - Literacy Series

    Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm (Central)

    Join other literacy teachers and leaders as they attend weekly seminars followed by time to process information with the other participants.

    February 4 - Brian Cambourne and Debra Crouch - Every Child is Made for Learning: Updating and Extending Cambourne’s Conditions of Learning, a 90 minute session

    February 11 - Ferial Pearson - Selecting Multicultural Literature to Build a Classroom Library

    February 18 - Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey - The Distance Learning Playbook

    February 25 - Tim Rasinski - Building a Strong Foundation for Reading: Phonics, Vocabulary, and Fluency

    March 4 - Nell Duke - A Conversation with Nell Duke: Digital Environments for Early Literacy Learners

    Links for each event will be sent out prior to the event.

    Cost (for all five sessions)

    • NSLA Members attend free
    • Non-members - $50.00
    • Undergraduate students - $10.00

    Take time to join NSLA now so you can attend free.

Past events

01/20/2021 I Love Public Schools Day
01/20/2021 Inauguration Lessons
01/18/2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
01/15/2021 Virtual Nebraska Authors Showcase, 2021
01/11/2021 100th Day of School Activities
01/10/2021 Letter Writing Week
01/08/2021 Snow Day!
01/06/2021 NE Legislative Session Begins
01/06/2021 Dia de los Reyes Magos
01/02/2021 Student New Year’s Resolutions
01/01/2021 Happy New Year
12/29/2020 Exhibitors - Virtual Speaker Series
12/26/2020 Kwanzaa
12/25/2020 Christmas Day
12/24/2020 Christmas Eve
12/23/2020 Best Gift Ever
12/21/2020 1st Day of Winter
12/20/2020 Your Own Professional Development Gift
12/19/2020 Mesner Puppet Theater Presents Virtual "Jingle Jamboree"
12/16/2020 Las Posadas
12/11/2020 Virtual Nebraska Authors Showcase
12/10/2020 Hanukkah
12/10/2020 Human Rights Day
12/03/2020 Write to a Friend Month
12/02/2020 Read a New Book Month
11/27/2020 The Ensemble Theatre: "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry"
11/26/2020 Thanksgiving Day
11/23/2020 Picture Book Month
11/22/2020 Letters About Literature
11/21/2020 World Hello Day
11/20/2020 Universal Children’s Day
11/20/2020 Poetry Out Loud
11/16/2020 American Education Week
11/15/2020 NSLA Board Zoom Meeting
11/15/2020 Reading Classic
11/15/2020 Geography Awareness Week
11/13/2020 World Kindness Day
11/11/2020 Veterans Day
11/04/2020 National Native American Heritage Month
11/03/2020 Election Day
11/02/2020 NSLA Distinguished Educator
11/02/2020 NSLA Sponsorship
11/02/2020 NSLA Celebrate Literacy
11/02/2020 NSLA Scholarship
11/01/2020 National Family Literacy Day
10/31/2020 Virtual Halloween
10/29/2020 Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®
10/25/2020 Read Aloud to a Child Week
10/20/2020 National Day on Writing
10/19/2020 Nebraska Book Festival
10/18/2020 NSLA Board Meeting
10/17/2020 Black Poetry Day
10/16/2020 Dictionary Day
10/12/2020 National School Lunch Week
10/12/2020 Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples' Day
10/09/2020 Writers on Loan
10/08/2020 Voting Resources
10/07/2020 Dyslexia Awareness Month
10/06/2020 Teen Read Month
10/05/2020 National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
10/04/2020 National Fire Prevention Week
10/03/2020 ILA Next
10/02/2020 NSLA Distinguished Educator
10/02/2020 NSLA Scholarship
10/01/2020 NSLA Sponsorship
10/01/2020 NSLA Celebrate Literacy
09/27/2020 Banned Books Week
09/24/2020 National Punctuation Day
09/22/2020 1st Day of Autumn
09/21/2020 International Day of Peace
09/20/2020 NSLA Board Zoom Meeting
09/19/2020 Talk Like A Pirate Day
09/17/2020 Constitution Day
09/15/2020 Hispanic Heritage Month begins today
09/15/2020 International Dot Day
09/13/2020 National Grandparents Day
09/13/2020 National Arts in Education Week
09/11/2020 Patriot Day
09/10/2020 One School, One Book
09/09/2020 One District, One Book
09/08/2020 International Literacy Day
09/07/2020 Labor Day
09/05/2020 Nebraska Golden Sower
09/03/2020 Nebraska Read Aloud Partners
09/01/2020 Library Card Sign Up Month
08/30/2020 Making a Case for Reading Joy
08/29/2020 Sign Up for NDE List Serve
08/28/2020 Nebraska State Fair
08/28/2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech
08/27/2020 PTA Parent Guides
08/26/2020 NebraskaReads Read-At-Home Plan
08/25/2020 Back to School Read Aloud Books
08/24/2020 Back to School with Reading Rockets
08/22/2020 4-H in Your School
08/20/2020 Ag Pen Pals
08/20/2020 The Literacy Quick Guide: An Overview
08/18/2020 Nurturing Writers with Equity in Mind
08/18/2020 Free Virtual Bookroom
08/16/2020 Planning for Social-Emotional Learning in Literacy Instruction
08/14/2020 NSLA Membership
08/12/2020 Back to School, Scholastic
08/11/2020 Planning for Hybrid and Flexible Instruction: An NWP CoLab with Mike Caulfield
08/10/2020 Get Ready for Back To School
08/09/2020 Happy Book Lovers Day
08/07/2020 Jan Richardson, 1st 20 days of School
08/06/2020 Hot Off The Press: Updates and Insights from Google
08/05/2020 NEA Back to School
08/04/2020 Literacy Teaching in Turbulent Times
08/02/2020 Launch Nebraska
07/31/2020 J.K. Rowling & Harry Potter share birthdays today.
07/29/2020 Nebraska Administrators’ Days
07/27/2020 Grades 6-12 EB Interventions, Practices, and Strategies
07/26/2020 Jan Berenstain’s Birthday!
07/23/2020 Plum Creek’s Breakfast and Books
07/20/2020 PreK-5 EB Interventions, Practices, and Strategies
07/20/2020 First Man on the Moon
07/18/2020 Mandela Day
07/13/2020 PreK-12 Keynote “From Research to Practice.”
07/10/2020 Visit Nebraska
07/07/2020 “NebraskaREADS” a virtual NSEA University Conference
07/06/2020 Story Catcher Virtual Writing Workshop & Festival
07/04/2020 Fourth of July Celebration



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