Tentative contract agreements with the Nebraska State College System and the Nebraska Department of Education have been reached! NDE ratification meetings will be held virtually, and State College ratification meetings will be held virtually and on each campus.
Union members must vote to accept or reject the tentative contract agreement. Our bylaws require members to attend a ratification meeting in order to vote. The schedule of meetings is below. To attend a virtual ratification meeting, please click the link to register.
Ratification Meeting Schedule
NDE Virtual Meeting – January 7 – 7pm Central: Register Here
State Colleges Virtual Meeting – January 11 – 7pm Central: Register Here
NDE Virtual Meeting – January 13 – 7pm Central: Register Here
Peru State College – January 14 – 3:15pm, 4:15pm & 5:15pm – Little Red School House
NDE Virtual Meeting – January 15 – Noon Central: Register Here
Chadron State College – January 19 – 3pm & 5pm – Student Center
Wayne State College – January 20 – 2pm & 5pm – Conn Library Room 208
Only NAPE members have the right to vote, however, all employees covered by the contracts are welcome to attend a meeting. Employees who join the union at the meeting will have the right to vote on the contract.
Those who participate in the virtual meetings will be sent a ballot to return by mail. Mail in ballots must be received no later than January 25. Registration is required to participate in the virtual ratification meeting.