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!

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!

Thanks to the 2013 NDLA Platinum Sponsors!

NDLA is currently supported by these sponsors for 2013. Would you like to be a sponsor?
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Educators Learn More about Virtual Field Trips during NDLW

Music Virtual Field Trip ProgramsEducators from Lincoln Public Schools, Franklin Public School, Niobrara Public School, HTRS in Humboldt, and ESU 9 dialed into a videoconference program showcasing Virtual Music Programs on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 after school. They learned about videoconference programs for the classroom from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Manhattan School of Music, and how the programs can increase student engagement and integration of music in schools. Other events planned by NDLA for Nebraska Distance Learning Week are described here.