About NCSA

The Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA) is an umbrella organization comprised of more than 2,100 school administrators who serve or once served in Nebraska schools.

We consider ourselves a partner in developing excellence in educational leadership, providing the "tools" necessary for administrators to be successful.

Although school administrators are more aware of problem areas in schools than anyone else, their voices can be drowned out by special interests in politics.  NCSA provides strength in numbers to make our voices heard in educational matters in Nebraska.

How is NCSA Governed?

The NCSA Executive Board consists of seventeen representatives.  Three from each of five active affiliate associations, one NARSA representative, and the immediate past chair.  Active affiliate association represenatives are elected by their affiliate membership and serve a three-year term on the Executive Board.  The Executive Board annually elects a chairperson and vice chairperson from its ranks to direct the work of the Board and represent NCSA.

NCSA Mission Statement

The mission of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators is to be a leader for quality education that results in learning for all children/youth and to enhance the professionalism of its members.

Umbrella Organization

NCSA is an umbrella organization representing six affiliate associations:

  • Nebraska Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
  • Nebraska Association of School Administrators (NASA)
  • Nebraska Association of School Business Officials (NASBO)
  • Nebraska Association of Special Education Supervisors (NASES)
  • Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals (NSASSP)
  • Nebraska Association of Retired School Administrators (NARSA)

Who Can Belong?

Those eligible for Active membership are practicing public and private school administrators.

Associate membership is available to faculty members in postsecondary institutions, employees in education related agencies, and those who have administrative certificates who may not yet be practicing administrators.  Associate members do not have voting privileges, but receive all publications and are eligible to attend all NCSA sponsored events.

Student membership is available to individuals currently enrolled in an Educational Administration Graduate Program.

NARSA (Nebraska Association of Retired School Administrators) membership is available to retired administrators.  NARSA members receive all publications and registration information, are encouraged to participate on committees and task forces, and are admitted to all NCSA sponsored activities for the cost of the meals only.  All registration fees are waived.

What does it cost to join NCSA?

  • Active membership dues are $335 annually through payroll deduction or a single annual payment.
  • Student membership dues are $40 annually.
  • Associate membership dues are $100 annually.
  • NARSA (retired) members pay a one time fee of $200.

Individuals who wish to join their national organization may do so through NCSA.

Want more information?

Contact Amy Poggenklass, Finance and Membership Coordinator at (402) 476-8055, (800) 793-6272

455 S. 11th St, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508


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  • All students of school finance
  • Policymakers
  • School administrators
  • School board members
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Graduate students

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