Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals

Steve Adkisson, President

 

Welcome to the NSASSP Information Network

NSASSP is committed to the improvement of secondary education.  In pursuing this commitment, the association is involved in providing information and leadership; encouraging research and service; promoting high professional standards; focusing attention on state and educational problems; and working with other professional organizations interested in the solution of problems of education at the state level for the welfare of secondary schools and the youth they serve.

The association is concerned with the status and welfare of secondary school principals.

NSASSP is affiliated with the Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).


Executive Board
President
Steve Adkisson
Fillmore Central Middle School
PO Box 157
Fairmont, NE 68354
402-268-3411
steve.adkisson@fillmorecentral.org
President-elect
Brandon Mowinkel
Milford High School
301 G Street
Milford, NE 68405
402-761-2525
bmowinkel@milfordpublic schools.org
Past President
Troy Lurz
Gibbon High School
PO Box 790
Gibbon, NE 68840
308-468-5721
troy.lurz@gibbonpublic.org
     
Secretary
Gale Dunkhas T1 

Falls City Senior High School
1400 Fulton Street
Falls City, NE 68355
402-245-2116
gdunkhas@fallscityps.org

State Coordinator
Chris Stogdill T1
Blair Community Schools
PO Box 288
Blair, NE 68008
402-426-3678
chris.stogdill@blairschools.org


Middle Level Representative
Heath Peters T1
Mitchell Secondary School
1819 19th Ave
Mitchell, NE  69357
308-623-1707
hpeters@mpstigers.com
     
Public Relations Representative
Mo Hanks T1
Kimball Jr/Sr High School
901 S. Nadine
Kimball, NE 69145
308-235-4861
ehanks@kpslonghorns.org
Assistant Principal Representative
Charlie Hutzler T2
Norris High School
25211 S. 68th

Firth, NE 68358
402-791-0010
charlie.hutzler@nsdtitans.org

NARSA Representative
Dale Naprestek (8-31-2018) T1
81954 480th Ave
Ord, NE 68862
naprstekd@gmail.com

     
Membership Coordinator
Brian Fleischman 
Overton High School
PO Box 310
Overton, NE 68863
308-987-2424
brian.fleischman@overtoneagles.org

NDE Liaison
Kevin Young T2
West Holt Public Schools
87740 Tuller Street
Atkinson, NE 68713
402-925-2848
kevyoung@westholt.org


Student Council Liaison
Dustin Mitchell
Sutherland Public Schools

PO Box 217 
Sutherland, NE 69165
308-386-4656
dustin.mitchell@spssailors.org
     
  NASSP Past President (ex-officio)
Gene Miller
108 W. 21st
Grand Island, NE 68801
308-382-7891
millegp@aol.com
NASSP Past President (ex-officio)
Barry Stark
2801 N. 7th St.
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-466-7551
bstark@nebraska.edu
     
Student Council Representative
(ex-officio)
Mike Mussil

 



Bylaws

(Amended August 2001)

Article I -- Procedures

Roberts Rules of Order, Revised, shall be the authority on all questions of procedure not specifically stated in the Constitution.

Article II - Election of State Officers and NSASSP Executive Board Members

Election of state officers shall be by ballot with a minimum of two (2) nominees for each position. Any active member of the Association in good standing is eligible to hold office.

In the appropriate year, each regional president will bring forth his/her nominee for President-elect-elect to the February Executive Board meeting. Commencing with the election in March of 1999, the slate of nominees for President-elect will come from regions III, IV, or V. In March of 2000, the slate of nominees will be comprised of middle school principals from any region. (Note: a middle school principal is defined as a person who spends the majority of his/;her time in the middle school environment, some combination of grades 5 through 9.) In March of 2001, the slate of nominees will come from regions I and/or II. This rotation will repeat. Each eligible region will be allowed one nominee. The nominee is to be determined within the region by a procedure established within that region. At the February Executive Board meeting, the region president shall bring the nominee's name and an accompanying resume in order for the nominee to be officially placed on the state-wide ballot.

The ballots for the election of state officers will be distributed to all voting members on the first Wednesday of March by the NCSA office. Ballots must be returned within fourteen (14) days and any delinquent ballots will not be counted. Elected officers will be notified within seven (7) days after close of balloting by the NCSA Executive Director.

Terms of all regional officers shall coincide with the terms of state officers.

All vacancies among regional officers shall be filled by the respective region. The vacancy of any state officer (Past-President, President, President-Elect, Secretary) shall be filled by the Executive Board. The Past-President appointment in case of a vacancy must be a former Past-President of NSASSP.

Article III - Appointment of NARSA Representative

In addition to the elected representatives of the Association's governing body, a NARSA Representative shall be appointed by NARSA to serve as a voting member of the NSASSP Executive Board. The term of office for the NARSA Representative shall be prescribed by NARSA.

Article IV - Duties of State Officers

The duties of the state officers of the Association shall be those which customarily fall upon such officers. Job descriptions can be found in Chapter 1 of the NSASSP Policy Manual.

Article V - Duties of the NSASSP Executive Board

The NSASSP Executive Board shall be charged with the responsibility of formulating and recommending for acceptance by the membership an effective program of work activities and public relations for the association and of suggesting procedures and policies related thereto.

Article VI - Non-Voting Members of the NSASSP Executive Board

Student Council Executive Director, NASSP National Presidents, NASSP Board of Directors member, and NASSP Region V appointments shall serve on the NSASSP Executive Board as Ex-officio members in an advisory, non-voting capacity with expenses paid to those meetings per NCSA Guidelines.

Article VII - Amendments to the Bylaws

Amendments or additions to these Bylaws may be made at any meeting of the NSASSP Executive Board by a majority vote of the members of the NSASSP Executive Board present and voting. A draft of the amendment(s) or addition(s) to these Bylaws must be mailed to each member of the NSASSP Executive Board at least ten (10) days prior to it presentation for adoption. The notice shall state the time and place of the presentation of the proposed amendment(s).


Constitution

(Amended 2013, July 2015)

Article I - Name

The name of the organization shall be the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals (NSASSP), hereinafter Association.

The Association is a state organization, with region organizations whose boundaries will coincide with the regions of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators, hereinafter NCSA.

Article II - Purpose

 The Association shall be committed to the improvement of secondary education.  In pursuing this commitment, the Association shall be involved in providing information and leadership; encouraging research and service; promoting high professional standards; focusing attention on state and educational problems; and working with other professional organizations interested in the solution of problems of education at the state level for the welfare of secondary schools and the youth they serve.

The Association shall also be concerned with the status and welfare of the secondary school principals. 

Article III - Affiliation

This Association shall be affiliated with NCSA and the National Association of Secondary School Principals hereinafter NASSP.  Nothing in the Association's Constitution or Bylaws shall conflict with the Constitution and Bylaws of NCSA or NASSP. 

Article IV - Membership

Section 1.            Membership in this organization shall be in conjunction with active membership in the Nebraska Council of School Administrators. 

Section 2.            All persons shall be eligible for active membership who hold the appropriate Nebraska Administrative and Supervisory Certificate.

Section 3.            Active membership shall be open to all persons engaged in secondary school administration, upon payment of dues. 

Section 4.            Associate members as prescribed by the NCSA Constitution shall be non-voting members of the Association and may not be elected to office.  Members of the Nebraska Association of Retired School Administrators, hereinafter NARSA, shall be non-voting members within the Association but may not hold any office within the Association other than NARSA Representative as prescribed in Articles V and VI hereinafter.           

Article V - State Officers 

Section 1.             The state officers of this Association shall be Past President, President, President-Elect and Secretary. The President-elect shall be elected at large from the active membership by U.S. Postal Service or electronic mail ballot. Each term of office shall be for a period of one year. The state officers of the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals shall be voting members of the NSASSP Executive Board.  The President, President-Elect, and Past President shall also serve as voting members of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators Executive Board.

Section 2.            The President-Elect shall assume the office of the President at the end of his or her term or at any time a vacancy occurs in the office of the President. 

Section 3.            The term of office for Secretary shall be two (2) years beginning September 1.

Article VI - NSASSP Executive Board 

The Executive Board of the Association shall consist of the state officers; the President from each of the five regions; State Coordinator; Assistant Principal Representative; Nebraska Department of Education Liaison; State Membership Coordinator; State Public Relation Representative; Student Council Liaison; Middle Level Representative; NASSP Standing and/or Task Force Representatives (As may be appointed by the National Organization); and NARSA Representative.

The Pres­ident shall be the chief officer of the Association, and shall serve a one (1) year term of office. He or she shall be initially elected as President‑elect by the general membership of the Association. The President shall assume the duties of office on the first (1st) day of September following his or her term as President‑elect.  In the event there is a permanent vacancy in the office of President, the remaining mem­bers of the Executive Board shall appoint a successor to complete the remainder of the term. In the event there is a temporary vacancy in the office of Presi­dent, the President‑elect shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the office until such time as the President shall re‑assume office. 

The President‑elect shall be elected to serve a one (1) year term of office and shall be elected by the general membership of the Association. The President‑elect shall assume the duties of office on the first (1st) day of September immediately following the election. In the event of a permanent vacancy in the office of President‑elect, the Executive Board shall appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term.

The Past President shall serve a one (1) year term of office immediately following a term as President of the Association. The Past President shall assume the duties of office on the first (1st) day of September immediately following his/her term as President. In the event of a permanent vacancy in the office of Past President, the Executive Board shall appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term. The Past President appointment in case of permanent vacancy shall be a former Past President of the Association. 

The Sec­retary shall serve a two (2) year term of office, and shall assume the duties of said office on the first (1st) day of September following election. In the event of a permanent vacancy in the office of Secretary, the Executive Board shall appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term.

The State Coordinator shall be appointed from a slate of candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Candidates may be self‑nominated or nominated by any NSASSP Executive Board member. All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Exec­utive Board to secure a commitment to service. In the event of a tie by the Executive Board, the President shall cast the deciding vote. All candidates shall be active members of NASSP, NSASSP and NCSA. The NASSP State Coordinator shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing Sep­tember 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment to only one additional term. The NASSP State Coordinator shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from either principal or assistant principal. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a qualified person to the unexpired term. The NASSP shall fulfill his/her responsibility to elect the NASSP President‑Elect. 

The Assistant Principal Representative shall be elected at large from a slate of at least two (2) candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Can­didates may be self‑nominated or nominated by Regional Presidents. All candidates shall be members of NSASSP and NCSA. The Assistant Principal Representative shall serve for a term of three (3) years; com­mencing September 1, and shall be eligible for only one additional term. The Assistant Principal Representative shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint an assis­tant principal to fill the unexpired term.

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) Liaison  shall be elected at large from a slate of a least two (2) candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board.  Candidates may be self-nominated or nominated by Regional Presidents.  All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Executive Board to secure a commitment to service.  All candidates shall be members of NSASSP and NCSA. The NDE Liaison shall serve for a term of three (3) years: commencing September 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment to only one additional term. The NDE Liaison shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from that of either principal or assistant principal.  In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a member to fill the unexpired term.  The NDE Liaison will serve as a NSASSP representative to the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska Board of Education. 

The Membership Coordinator shall be appointed from a slate of candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Candidates may be self‑nominated or nominated by an NSASSP Executive Board member. All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Executive Board to secure a commitment to service. In the event of a tie by the Executive Board, the President shall cast the deciding vote. All candidates shall be active members of NASSP, NSASSP, and NCSA. The Membership Coordinator shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing September 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment for only one additional term. The Membership Coordinator shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from that of either principal or assistant principal. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a qualified person to fill the unexpired term.

The Principals' Public Relations Representative shall be appointed from a slate of candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Candidates may be self‑nominated or nominated by an NSASSP Executive Board member. All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Executive Board to secure a commitment to service. In the event of a tie by the Executive Board, the President shall cast the deciding vote. All candidates shall be active members of NASSP, NSASSP, and NCSA. The Public Relations Representative shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing September 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment for only one additional term. The Public Relations Representative shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from that of either principal or assistant principal. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a qualified person to fill the unexpired term. 

The Student Council Representative shall be appointed from a slate of candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Candidates may be self‑nominated or nominated by an NSASSP Executive Board member. All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Executive Board to secure a commitment to service. In the event of a tie by the Executive Board, the President shall cast the deciding vote. All candidates shall be active members of NASSP, NSASSP, and NCSA. The Student Council Representative shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing September 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment for only one additional term. The Student Council Representative shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from that of either principal or assistant principal. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a qualified person to fill the unexpired term.

The Middle Level Representative shall be appointed from a slate of candidates presented to and approved by the NSASSP Executive Board. Candidates may be self‑nominated or nominated by an NSASSP Executive Board member. All candidates shall be contacted prior to voting by the Executive Board to secure a commitment to service. In the event of a tie by the Executive Board, the President shall cast the deciding vote. All candidates shall be active members of NASSP, NSASSP, and NCSA. The Middle Level Representative shall serve for a term of three (3) years, commencing September 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment for only one additional term. The Middle Level Representative shall vacate the remainder of the term of office should he/she change titles from that of either principal or assistant principal. In this event, the NSASSP Executive Board shall appoint a qualified person to fill the unexpired term. 

Ex‑Officio Members, Standing and/or Task Force Representatives will be any member of the Association who is a NASSP Past President, a member of a Standing and/or Task Force and/or a current member of the NASSP Board of Directors may serve on the Association's Executive Board.

The NARSA Representative shall be appointed by the NCSA Retired Representative to serve as a voting member of the Executive Board. The NARSA Representative shall be appointed or otherwise selected by NARSA. The NARSA Representative shall serve a two (2) year term of office, and shall assume the duties of office on the first (1st) day of September immediately following his or her appointment. It shall be the duty of the NARSA Representative to report to the NARSA President on all matters, and issues relevant to the Association and retired NSASSP members. The NARSA Representative shall have such powers, duties, and responsibilities as authorized by the President and the Executive Board. In the event of a permanent vacancy in the office of NARSA Representative, NARSA shall appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term. 

Each President of the five (5) regions of the Association shall serve on the Executive Board. The terms of office for each regional officer shall be for one (1) year. Terms of office for all regional Presidents and Presidents‑elect commence on the first (1st) day of September. The regional Presidents shall be voting members of the Executive Board. It shall be the duty of the regional Presidents to communicate the needs of their respective regions to the Executive Board. In addition to the duties prescribed in Chapter 2 of the Policy Code, the regional officers shall have such powers, duties, and responsibilities as authorized by the President and the Executive Board. All permanent vacancies in the offices of regional President shall be filled by the respective regions.

Article VII - Committees 

The President shall appoint such standing and/or temporary committees as may be deemed desirable or as may be recommended by the NSASSP Executive Board or by the membership acting in business session.

Article VIII - Annual Meeting

The NSASSP Executive Board shall arrange for at least one annual meeting.  The date and location for this meeting shall be the responsibility of the Executive Board. Other meetings may be held, subject to the call by the NSASSP Executive Board.

Article IX - Amendments

Section 1.            This Constitution may be amended by an affirmative two-thirds vote of those voting at any regular or special meeting of the NSASSP Executive Board provided that any such amendment is sent to each member of the Board at least ten (10) days prior to such meeting and vote. If approved by the NSASSP Executive Board, the amendment also must be approved by the NSASSP active membership by an affirmative vote of those voting through an election via U.S. Postal Service or electronic ballot.

 


 

 


Regional Officers
REGION I President
Ross Ricenbaw
Waverly Middle School
PO Box 426, 13801 Amberly Rd
Waverly, NE  68462
402-786-2348
ross.ricenbaw@district145.org

President-elect
Brad Jacobsen
Ashland-Greenwood High School
1842 Furnas Street
Ashland, NE 68003
402-944-2114
brad.jacobsen@agps.org

     
REGION II President
Matt Blomenkamp
Bennington Secondary School
PO Box 309
Bennington, NE 68007
402-238-3044
mblomenkamp@bennps.org
President-elect
Matt Blomenkamp
Bennington Secondary School
PO Box 309
Bennington, NE  68007
402-238-3044
mblomenkamp@bennps.org


     
REGION III President
David Cunningham
Stanton High School
PO Box 749
Stanton, NE 68779
402-439-2250
dcunningham@esu8.org
President-elect
Jeff Heimes
Battle Creek High School
PO Box 100
Battle Creek, NE 68715
402-675-8085
jheimes@bcpsne.info

     
REGION IV President
Jay Dostal
Kearney Senior High School
2702 W. 11th Street
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8060
jaydostal@kearneycats.com
President-elect
Don Hosick
Minden High School
PO Box 301
Minden, NE 68959
308-832-2254
don.hosick@mindenwhippets.org

     
REGION V President
Jerry Smith 
McCook Senior High School
600 W. 7th Street
McCook, NE 69001
308-345-5422
jsmith@mccookbison.org
President-elect
Sheri Chittenden 
Paxton Consolidated Schools
PO Box 368
Paxton, NE 69155
308-239-4283
sheri.chittenden@paxtonschools.org


Award Programs

NASSP/Assistant Principal Recognition Program

  1. Purpose.  NASSP recognizes outstanding secondary school assistant principals.
  2. Nomination process.  The NASSP national office will send application forms to all assistant principals by mid-September.  Please follow the directions for completing the application as given by NASSP.  A small supply will also be sent to NCSA.  It is the suggested procedure of NSASSP that each Region select their Assistant Principal Nominee at the last Spring meeting of the previous year. The completed application and all documentation must be submitted directly to NCSA at 455 S. 11th Street, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68508.

    NASSP's deadline for receiving all state selections for Assistant Principal of the Year will be in December.
  3. Criteria. NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year award program annual recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. These assistant principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school assistant principals who have demonstrated excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria. The following selection criteria reflect the themes as outlines in the Breaking Ranks framework for middle level and high school.
  4. Selection Procedure.  The past recipient of the Assistant Principal of the Year award and the five Region Presidents will review all applications to determine that the basic criteria have been met.  Members of the committee will select a finalist to represent Nebraska at the Recognition Program during the NASSP National Convention.  NCSA will be responsible for notifying national (NASSP) of the Nebraska Assistant Principal of the Year and ordering the state plaque to be given out at the NSASSP State Conference.
  5. Award.  NASSP invites the recipient to attend the NASSP convention where they will be recognized.

NSASSP Distinguished Service Award

  1. Purpose.  The purpose of the NSASSP Distinguished Service Award is to honor administrators who have rendered outstanding and unselfish service to the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals and who have contributed significantly to quality education at the state and local level.
  2. Nominations.  The nomination process shall consist of submitting a deserving individual's name to the NCSA office.  It is the suggested procedure of NSASSP that each Region select their Distinguished Service Award Nominee at the last Spring meeting of the previous year.

    The NCSA office will mail an application packet to each nominee and the completed packet must be returned to the NCSA along with the following materials:
    Carry-over nominations.  The files of those nominees not selected will remain active for one additional year.  A new file of carry-over nominees should be established at the conclusion of the selection meeting.  The NCSA liaison person will be responsible for compiling such a file.  Those carried over must meet the requirements for the following year.
    • A resume, including:  (a) number of years as a member of NCSA; (b) number of years as a member of NSASSP; (c) number of years as a member of NASSP; (d) membership in other professional organizations; and (e) significant contributions to your profession and/or professional organization at the local, state and national levels.
    • Three letters of recommendation, one each from the following:  (a) an administrator; (b) a staff member; (c) a community member; and (d) a student. NOTE:  The NCSA office will solicit the letters of recommendation should the nominee provide the NCSA office with the names and addresses.
  3. Qualifications.  The nominee must be a member of the state (NSASSP), (NCSA), and national (NASSP) organizations.
  4. Criteria.  Person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in their school, their region and at the state level.  Person will have demonstrated their enthusiasm for the principalship by support from students, parents, teachers, and peers.
  5. Selection Procedure.  A committee composed of the State Coordinator, the five past regional presidents, two immediate past honorees and a NARSA representative will review all nominations and determine the award winner(s).
  6. Award.  The Distinguished Service Award winner(s) will be presented a plaque at the annual NSASSP State Convention.

Outstanding New Principal Award

  1. Purpose.  To recognize beginning principals for outstanding service.
  2. Nominations.  The nomination process shall consist of submitting a deserving individual's name to the NCSA office. It is the suggested procedure of NSASSP that each Region select their Outstanding New Principal Nominee at the last Spring meeting of the previous year.

    The NCSA office will mail an application packet to each nominee and the completed packet must be returned to the NCSA along with the following materials:
    Carry-over nominations.  The files of those nominees not selected will remain active for one additional years.  A new file of carry-over nominees should be established at the conclusion of the selection meeting.  The NCSA liaison person will be responsible for compiling such a file.  Provided, outstanding new principal candidates must be in their first five years as a secondary administrator to be eligible.
    • A resume, including:  (a) number of years as a member of NCSA; (b) number of years as a member of NSASSP; (c) number of years as a member of NASSP; (d) membership in other professional organizations; and (e) significant contributions to your profession and/or professional organization at the local, state and national levels.
    • Three letters of recommendation, one each from the following: (a) an administrator; (b) a staff member; (c) a community member; and (d) a student. (NOTE:  The NCSA office will solicit the letters of recommendation should the nominee provide the NCSA office with the names and addresses.)
  3. Qualifications.  The nominee must be a member of the state (NSASSP), (NCSA), and national (NASSP) organizations.  To be eligible a member must be nominated and selected before they begin their sixth year of experience as an administrator (Assistant Principal or Principal).
  4. Criteria.  Person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in their school, their region and at the state level.  Person will have demonstrated their enthusiasm for the principalship by support from students, parents, teachers, and peers.
  5. Selection Procedure.  The past recipient of the award and the five Region Presidents will review all applications to select the recipient of the award.
  6. Award.  The Outstanding New Principal will be presented a plaque at the annual NSASSP State Convention.

Nebraska High School/Middle School Principal of the Year Award

  1. Purpose.  The NASSP National Principal of the Year award program annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. These principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school principals who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of: Personal Excellence, Collaborative Leadership, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment and Personalization.
  2. Special Requirements.  The nominee must be a member of both the state (NSASSP) and national (NASSP) secondary school principals' associations. Nominations must have been a practicing principal for the past five years.
  3. Nominations.  Any Nebraska educator who feels that a particular secondary school principal exemplifies quality leadership in education may nominate that principal for consideration. NSASSP region presidents are asked to submit the names of candidates from their region to the NCSA.  Region candidates will be asked to submit an application to the NCSA office.  Selection process will take place sometime before March 1.
  4. Carry-over nominations.  The files of those nominees not selected will remain active for one additional year.  A new file of carry-over nominees should be established at the conclusion of the selection meeting.  The NCSA liaison person will be responsible for compiling such a file.
  5. Selection Procedure.  The selection panel will consist of nine individuals. The state coordinator will serve as chairperson of this committee. In addition, the other members of the panel will include:
    Award.  The Nebraska Principal of the year will be recognized and presented a plaque at the NSASSP State Convention.
    • A Community member, selected by the immediate past Principal of the Year Recipients;
    • A Teacher member, selected by the 2nd immediate past Principal of the Year Recipient;
    • A Parent member, selected by the 3rd immediate past Principal of the Year Recipient;
    • The President of the State Student Council Association or an active member of the State Student Council
    • The NSASSP president
    • The NSASSP president-elect;
    • The NSASSP past President;
    • The NARSA representative.

NSASSP Longevity Awards

  1. Presentation.  Presented at NSASSP State Convention.
  2. Eligibility.  To be eligible, a member had to complete years 15, 20, 25, or 30 during the current term and had to be a continuous member of NASSP and NSASSP.


Committees

2016-17

NCSA Administrators' Days Planning Committee

Sheri Chittenden (exp. 9-1-2017)T1
Paxton Consolidated Schools 
PO Box 368
308 N Elm
Paxton, NE 69155
308-239-4758
sheri.chittenden@paxtonschools.org

Derek Ippensen (exp. 9-1-2010)T1
Shickley Public Schools
PO Box 407

Shickley, NE 68436
402-627-3375
dippensen@longhornpower.org

Thomas P. Coviello (exp. 9-1-2017)T1
Lexington High School 
PO Box 890
Lexington, NE 68850
308-324-4681
tom.coviello@lexschools.org

NCSA Legislative Committee

Corey Fisher (exp. 9-1-2019)t2
O'Neill High School
PO Box 230
O'Neill, NE 68763
402-336-1544
coreyfisher@oneillschools.org

Jay Dostal (exp. 9-1-2017)
Kearney Public Schools 

310 W 24th St
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8060
jaydostal@kearneycats.com


Meeting Dates

NSASSP Executive Board

  • October 11, 2016 - NCSA Conference Room (3:00 pm) - Lincoln
  • December 8, 2016 - Younes Conference Center (10:00 am) - Kearney
  • February 8, 2017 - NCSA Conference Room (3:00 pm) - Lincoln
  • July 26, 2017 - Younes Conference Center (10:00 am) - Kearney

NSASSP State Convention

  • December 8-9, 2016 - Younes Conference Center - Kearney 

NASSP National Convention

  • July 9-11, 2017 - Philadelphia

Region I Meetings

  • September 14, 2016 - Classic's - Beatrice 
  • November 9, 2016 - Parker's - Ashland 
  • February 22, 2017 - The Pour House - Friend 
  • April 19, 2017 - South CharGrill - Hickman

Region II Meetings

  • November 17, 2016- TBD (6:00 pm) - TBD
  • May3, 2017 - TBD (6:00 pm) - TBD

Region III Meetings

  • September 14, 2016 - Life Long Learning Center (1:30 pm) - Norfolk
  • December 7, 2016 - Life Long Learning Center (1:30 pm) - Norfolk
  • March 15, 2017 - Life Long Learning Center (1:30 pm) - Norfolk
  • TBD

Region IV Meetings

  • September 21, 2016 - Kearney Country Club (2:00pm) - Kearney
  • December 7, 2016 - Kearney High School (2:00 pm) - Kearney
  • February 22, 2017 - ESU #10 (2:00 pm) - Kearney
  • April 12, 2017 - ESU #10 (2:00 pm) - Kearney

Region V Meetings

  • September 7, 2016 - WNCC - Sidney
  • January 25, 2017 - Midplains Community College - Ogallala
  • March 15, 2017 - WNCC - Sidney


Past Presidents
  • 2015-16 - Troy Lurz, Gibbon High School
  • 2014-15 - Ryan Ricenbaw, Waverly High School
  • 2013-14 - Brian Tonniges, York Middle School
  • 2012-13 - Chris Stogdill, Blair Community Schools
  • 2011-12 - Mitch Bartholomew, York High School
  • 2010 -11 - Randy Schlueter, Beatrice Middle School
  • 2009-10 - Kent McLellan, Morrill High School
  • 2008-09 - Ryan Ruhl, Norris Public Schools
  • 2007-08 - John Osgood, CL Jones Middle School, Minden
  • 2006-07 - Steve Morton, Norfolk High School
  • 2005-06 - Lynn Johnson, Arlington High School
  • 2004-05 - Troy Loeffelholz, Hastings Public School
  • 2003-04 - Lynn Moeller, Pierce High School
  • 2002-03 - Terry Haack, Elkhorn Senior High School
  • 2001-02 - Barry Stark, Norris Middle School
  • 2000-01 - Bruce Epstein, Ogallala Public Schools
  • 1999-00 - Cookie Katskee, Omaha Bryan Junior High School
  • 1998-99 - Brian Maher, Waverly High School
  • 1997-98 - Jerry Williams, Kimball High School
  • 1996-97 - Kent Mann, Grand Island Senior High School
  • 1995-96 - Alan Harms, Wisner-Pilger High School
  • 1994-95 - Steve Shanahan, Blair High School
  • 1993-94 - Galen Boldt, Norris High School
  • 1992-93 - Dale Kruse, Ogallala High School
  • 1991-92 - Dan Twarling, Holdrege High School
  • 1990-91 - Dick Cleveland, Battle Creek High School
  • 1989-90 - Jack Hallstrom, Omaha Northwest High School
  • 1988-89 - Bill Anderson, Crete High School
  • 1987-88 - Larry Roth, North Platte Middle School
  • 1986-87 - Rolland Aubert, Wood River High School
  • 1985-86 - Jeff Burkink, Norfolk Senior High School
  • 1984-85 - Lloyd "Bud" Boilesen, Bellevue West High School
  • 1983-84 - Russ Hicks, Tri-County High School
  • 1982-83 - LeRoy Hoehner, McCook Senior High School
  • 1981-82 - Les George, Omaha Benson High School
  • 1980-81 - Gerald Menke, Kearney Junior High School
  • 1979-80 - John Lammel, Millard South Senior High School
  • 1978-79 - Justin Roberts, North Platte Junior High School
  • 1977-78 - Jim Tangdall, Westside High School
  • 1976-77 - Harley Rector, Norfolk Junior High School
  • 1975-76 - Don Osborn, Cozad Senior High School
  • 1974-75 - D. James Friesen, Omaha Beveridge Junior High School
  • 1973-74 - Dick Sedlacek, North Platte Senior High School
  • 1972-73 - Paul C. Baker, Fremont Junior High School
  • 1971-72 - Elmer Murman, Hastings Senior High School
 

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