NDLA Registration—you can still register onsite!

Use the links at the NDLA Conference menu at the top of the page to find out more detail about the March 5 & 6 conference in Lincoln, NE. The full schedule with session details is now available.

Download a one-page flyer about the conference and featured speakers.

NDLA pre-registration has closed, so please plan to register onsite.


Early Bird registration (by February 20) $135.00
Full Registration starting February 21 or onsite $150.00
Presenter Registration $95.00
Full time student registration (does not include membership) $50.00

Nebraska Distance Learning Week Events—Nov. 10–14

To celebrate Nebraska Distance Learning Week, NDLA is hosting the following free LIVE virtual field trips for K–12 Nebraska classrooms. Register HERE.

  • Nov. 10th—CLOSED—Morrill Hall: Prehistoric Life on the Nebraska Plains—ALL SESSIONS ARE FULL
  • Nov. 11th—Joslyn Art Museum presentations on the Maximillian/Bodmer Expedition featuring the works of Karl Bodmer.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.

    • Session 1 at 10:00 AM (can be for grades 3 – 5)
    • Session 2 at 1:00 PM (can be for grades 3 – 5)
  • Nov. 12th—National Homestead Museum presentations on a the life of a homesteader and the buffalo on the plains of Nebraska.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.

    • Session 1 at 10:00 AM – Follow the Buffalo (can be for grades 4 – 8)
    • Session 2 at 11:00 AM – A Day in the Life of a Homesteader (can be for grades 4 – 8)
  • Nov. 13th—Durham Western Heritage Museum presentations on the Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.

    • Session 1 at 9:00 AM—All Aboard (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
    • Session 2 at 10:00 AM—Building the Transcontinental Railroad (5th-8th Grade)
    • Session 3 at 11:00 AM—Train Robbers of the Old West (4th-8th Grade)
    • Session 4 at 1:00 PM—Building the Transcontinental Railroad (5th-8th Grade)
    • Session 5 at 2:00 PM —Train Robbers of the Old West (4th-8th Grade)

Governor Proclaims November 10–14 Nebraska Distance Learning Week

To correlate with the National Distance Learning Week, Governor Dave Heineman proclaimed November 10-14 as Nebraska Distance Learning Week. Present for the proclamation signing were NDLA board members (left to right) Gordon Roethemeyer, Mary Lister, Laura Huntimer, Mike Irwin, Al Steckelberg, and to the right of the Governor, Linda Dickeson.

NDLW Proclamation 2014

Governor Heineman signs the proclamation for Nebraska Distance Learning Week.

NDLA 2015 Conference—Save the date!



The call for proposals is now available, please consider submitting a proposal to share your experiences in distance education.

NDLA 2015


The NDLA 2015 Conference will be held on March 5-6, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Downtown in Lincoln, NE. Attendees of the 2014 conference really liked the hotel venue, so the NDLA Board of directors contracted for a second successful year at this venue. Please plan to join us!

NDLA 2014 Spring Conference

The Nebraska Distance Learning Association presents the 2014 Spring Conference:

Bring Your Own Learning Conference Logo*BYOL: Changing the Landscape of Learning

(*Bring Your Own Learning)
March 6 and 7, 2014
Holiday Inn Downtown
Lincoln, Nebraska

The full program is now available.

See the menu above for more information. To register go to NDLA 2014 Conference Registration. Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.
NOTE: Earlybird registration ends February 20!

This two-day event will offer featured speakers, breakout sessions, time to visit exhibitors and a wide variety of networking opportunities.

Target Audience:

  • K-12 Educators
  • Educational leaders from K-20
  • Content providers
  • Telehealth professionals
  • Judicial, Government and Military personnel
  • Other distance learning professionals from throughout Nebraska and beyond

Exhibitors will be sharing new and emerging technologies and products for all aspects of distance learning and share examples of successful implementations if possible.

Questions about NDLA Conference 2014? Contact Nebraska Distance Learning Association (NDLA)

Recordings from the Nebraska Distance Learning Week Events

Please enjoy browsing these recordings of the programs provided last week for Nebraska Distance Learning Week by:

    1. Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

    2. UNL

      Museum at Morrill Hall and the Durham Museum in Omaha

    3. Joslyn Art Museum

    4. Homestead Monument and the National Parks web portal

    5. Manhattan School of Music virtual campus tour, and article about the Nebraska partnership with MSM and how music students benefit from DL music lessons with a master teacher 1400 miles away!

NE Distance Learning Week (NDLW)

On October 16, Governor Heineman proclaims the week of November 11-15, 2013, as Nebraska Distance Learning Week to coincide with the USDLA National Distance Learning Week.

Each day after school during NE Distance Learning Week, the Nebraska Distance Learning Association (NDLA) will offer a 60-minute videoconference learning opportunity for all Nebraska educators. Each session, begins at 3:45 p.m. and will feature a Nebraska content provider (as listed below). Each content provider will share information about their curriculum enrichment programs available through interactive videoconferencing. The schedule for the week is as follows:

Participation is FREE and registration is limited to eight dial-in sites per event. The allotted spaces will be confirmed on a first-come-first-serve basis. Dial-up instructions and test calls will be scheduled with those making the live connections. (Participation in the live events requires access to H.323 videoconferencing equipment.)

To register, go to http://ndlw2013.eventbrite.com.

NE DLWeek is brought to you by the Nebraska Distance Learning Association (NDLA) in conjunction with the USDLA National Distance Learning Week.

Questions? If you have questions about the ability to participate at your school, please contact your distance learning coordinator or your local ESU.

*NOTE: MSM tour runs from 9:00 am – 11:30 am… On the morning of November 13, a special connection with the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) will give teachers and prospective students a “Virtual Campus Tour.” Registrants may come and go during the morning as schedules allow and do not necessarily need to attend the whole morning. The “tour” will include:

  • Peer to Peer Q & A (students can ask MSM students questions about attending a music college),
  • short master classes where select Nebraska students can have a 30 minute lesson with a master teacher,
  • a message from the admissions office, and
  • a MSM Ensemble performance, live from New York!