Fall 2019 NASCOE Newsletter Now Available

Part of NASCOE’s publicity strategy is to publish four newsletters over the course of the year. The Fall 2019 NASCOE Newsletter is now available for our members. You may view the NASCOE Newsletter below, or download a copy to share with your co-workers.

NASCOE Newsletters can be found at: https://nascoe.org/publicity/

NASCOE Area Newsletters and Bulletins can be found on the Area pages:
https://nascoe.org/area-information/

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Convention Photos Now Available!

NASCOE implemented a new Convention Photo policy in 2018.  The photography from the 60th NASCOE Convention in Manhattan, Kansas is now available for download by attendees at no charge.  You may download a single image, or as many images as you would like.

A DVD containing all images from the convention may also be purchased for a small fee.  The DVD will contain all the same images from the gallery.  To order a DVD, please complete the order form and mail the $5.00 fee, which covers materials and shipping of the DVD.

The convention photography will be available for download until November 30, 2019.

Please contact NASCOE Publicity Chair, Teresa Holmquist with any questions on this process.

Click to download:
Instructions to download 2019 NASCOE convention photos

DVD Order Form

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NASCOE Convention Cash Club Contest Begins

The NASCOE Publicity Committee will award a $500 stipend to an eligible NASCOE member from each area to help defray the cost of attending the 60th Anniversary NASCOE convention in Manhattan, Kansas on July 31 through August 3, 2019. Applicants must submit a one-page essay of 500 words or less discussing the following topic:
 

“This year’s NASCOE convention theme is Denim and Diamonds. Please tell us how the theme applies to you and your involvement in NASCOE.”

Visit the NASCOE website to view the rules for the contest and to apply.  If you have any questions, please contact any member of the NASCOE Publicity Committee.

NASCOE Shutdown Furlough Page Updated January 10, 2019

As noted in President Dennis Ray’s update of Friday, January 4, 2019, a Shutdown Furlough Information page has been created on the NASCOE website. The Furlough Information page will be updated throughout the shutdown as NASCOE leadership receives information.  The page is NOT intended to replace agency guidance, but will accumulate information received by NASCOE Leadership regarding the shutdown and furlough. The button can be accessed at www.nascoe.org.

Members are asked to refer any questions to their state association President, who will forward to NASCOE leadership through the Area Executives.

Information that has been updated / added to this page:

  • National Finance Center Bulletin – Employee Personal Page (EPP) Password Resets During the Government Shutdown.

To view this information and other previously acquired information, please visit the Shutdown Furlough information page on the NASCOE website.

The page may also be accessed directly at:
https://nascoe.org/furlough-guidance-for-nascoe-members/

If you haven’t done so already, please follow the NASCOE website by visiting www.nascoe.org and entering your home email address in the “Follow blog by email” box.  On Facebook, enter @NASCOENews in the search box to find and “Like” the Nascoe News page.

*New* Furlough Information Page

As noted in President Dennis Ray’s update of Friday, January 4, 2019, a Shutdown Furlough Information page has been created on the NASCOE website. The page is NOT intended to replace agency guidance, but will accumulate information received by NASCOE Leadership regarding the shutdown and furlough. The button can be accessed at www.nascoe.org.

Information that is referenced on this page includes:

  • Link to the Office of Personnel Management website
  • OPM’s Shutdown Furlough Guidance Page
  • FAQs on Emergency Furlough
  • Department of Labor resources on Unemployment Benefits
  • SF-8 Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees form with USDA Information
  • USDA Ops Center Website
  • All NASCOE Communications on Shutdown and Furlough

The page may also be accessed directly at:
https://nascoe.org/furlough-guidance-for-nascoe-members/

The Furlough Information page will be updated throughout the shutdown as NASCOE leadership receives information.  Members are asked to refer any questions to their state association President, who will forward to NASCOE leadership through the Area Executives.

If you haven’t done so already, please follow the NASCOE website by visiting www.nascoe.org and entering your home email address in the “Follow blog by email” box.  On Facebook, enter @NASCOENews in the search box to find and “Like” the Nascoe News page.

NASCOE Roundup Bulletin Now Available

The Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 NASCOE Roundup Bulletin is now available.  

This issue includes:

  • 2018 NASCOE Convention follow-up
  • Preview of the 60th NASCOE Convention in Manhattan, Kansas
  • NASCOE Scholarship Information
  • Award Submission Information:  Distinguished Service Awards, Sick Leave Awards
  • Call for Negotiation Items
  • How to submit Program Efficiency Suggestions
  • Meet your 2018 – 19 NASCOE Team!

The bulletin has been emailed to all members on the NASCOE Communications database, and can also be found on the NASCOE website at:  NASCOE.org/Publicity.

2018 Convention Photography Available!

NASCOE implemented a new photo policy for the 2018 convention in Sioux Falls.  The convention photography is now available for download by attendees at no charge.  You can download a single image, or as many images as you would like.

A DVD containing all images from the convention may also be purchased for a small fee.  The DVD will contain all the same images from the gallery.  To order a DVD, please complete the order form and mail the $5.00 fee, which covers materials and shipping of the DVD.

The convention photography will be available for download until October 31, 2018.

Please contact NASCOE Publicity Chair, Teresa Holmquist with any questions on this process.

Click to download:
Instructions to download 2018 NASCOE convention photos
DVD Order Form


Instructions to Download 2018 NASCOE Convention Photos

2018 NASCOE Convention Deadlines and Updates

Have you registered for the Convention?

The 2018 NASCOE Convention is right around the corner.  The South Dakota Association (SDASCOE) is excited to host the convention and look forward to seeing you.  We want everyone to have the opportunity to register so below are a few things that will make the process a smooth transition.

Registration Fees

The registration fee increases by $10 to $65 after July 15 so if you already know you are attending then get the registration completed online or in the mail by July 15.  If you are coming for only one day you must pay a one-day registration fee so please consider registering for the one-day session no later than July 25 so we can get an accurate count for the lunch.  For those wishing to come Thursday just for the meetings and register that day there will be a registration fee only for $15 with no meal provided.

Registration fees help cover all incidentals associated in bringing you a successful convention.  If you plan to attend the Wednesday or Thursday evening event along with attending for one day then a full registration fee is needed as that helps cover the cost of the evening events.

T-Shirts for Friday night fun

All registrations for Friday night Convention T-shirts will need to be to us by July 9th in order to fill the order in time.  We are ordering extra wrist bands so any registrations received after July 9th will get a wrist band for the Friday night evening activity.  The
T-shirts or wrist band is your ticket into the Falls Park for the meal.  We cannot guarantee a meal for Friday night after July 25.

Registrations and Meal Reservations

We suggest that all registrations be sent in reaching us no later than July 20th.  If mailing in the registrations make sure they reach us by that date.  We will need to give final count on all meals no later than July 25th.

So why wait — register now!  If you wait until after that date (JULY 25th) meals for any of the functions may not be available.

Suggestions for Later Arriving Reservations

If you are getting close to the deadline for the meals, then email a copy of your registration form to Jeanie Emmett, (Registration Chairperson) and/or Joel Foster, so that they know a late filed registration is on the way.  We hope this will work for those who have been waiting to register due to last minute decisions on whether or not to attend.  We will accept all late registrations, but there are no guarantee on meals for those registered after July 25th.

Cash raffle tickets and tickets for quilt or cookbooks

Please mail all tickets (sold and unsold) along with the money to Terri Roth no later than July 20th   After that date please bring them with you and turn the tickets and money into the fundraising table.  We would hate for the mail to hold them up if not here in time.

Terri Roth
37761 169th St
Redfield, SD 57469

Scholarship Auction

Please send a picture and the form (found on www.sdsascoe.org site under 2018 NASCOE Convention) of the auction item you are providing to Jennifer Chavez.  We would like to promote by providing information on the items that will be available to all of the Members.  NASCOE will also post photos of auction items on the NASCOE News Facebook page – what a great way to help our youth out.  Please consider doing this no later than “NOW” or as soon as possible.

2018 NASCOE Convention Deadlines

NASCOE Roundup – 2018 National Bulletin Posted

As part of NASCOE’s strategy to keep membership informed, each NASCOE Area publishes a minimum of three bulletins each year.  In addition, an Annual Bulletin is published at the national level, featuring updates from the NASCOE officer team, as well as information about the upcoming NASCOE Convention.

This year’s bulletin features the following articles:

The NASCOE Roundup national bulletin for 2018 has been posted to the NASCOE website at nascoe.org.  The bulletin can also be downloaded at the following link:

NASCOE Roundup June 2018  (PDF 1.09 MB)

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