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Transition Fairs around NH, and a New Guide

June 13, 2017 A transition fair is a practical way to connect parents and students with local transition supports and resources as preparation for life after high school. Although planning one may seem like a daunting task, there is a new resource to help. The NH Department of Education and the Parent Information Center (PIC) collaborated […]

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Really Short Cohort School Updates

Mar 18, 2017 It’s time once again for news on the Next Steps NH project schools. These are REALLY short updates on the eight New Hampshire schools we’re currently supporting. All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and many are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant to show the range of project activities – not comprehensive reports […]

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Fern Downing, ELO Coordinator from Nute Middle-High School

Nute ELO Coordinator wins Transition Professional of the Year

Nov 21, 2016 Fern Downing, ELO Coordinator from Nute Middle-High School, won the 2016 Transition Professional of the Year Award at the 10th annual Transition Summit in Concord last week. Each year, the NH Transition Community of Practice accepts nominations from around the state to recognize excellence in transition practices that advance college, career, and life […]

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Really Short Cohort School Updates

Nov 8, 2016 It’s time once again for news on the Next Steps NH project schools. These are REALLY short updates on the eight New Hampshire schools we’re currently supporting. All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and many are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant to show the range of project activities – not comprehensive reports – […]

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Really Short Cohort School Updates

June 24, 2016 It’s time once again for news on the Next Steps NH project schools. These are REALLY short updates on the eight New Hampshire schools we’re supporting. All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and many are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant to show the range of project activities – not comprehensive reports – many of […]

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New Dan Habib Documentary on Transitioning Youth

May 31, 2016  The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire has received a $15,000 contract from the New Hampshire Department of Education and Next Steps NH to support a new documentary film by IOD filmmaker Dan Habib, focusing specifically on youth with disabilities transitioning from high school to employment or post-secondary […]

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Cohort 4 Schools Announced

May 9, 2016  Congratulations to the four New Hampshire high schools selected as Cohort 4 sites for the Next Steps NH project. They are: Exeter Mascenic Regional Raymond Souhegan Based on the principles of Implementation Science, these schools will receive intensive training and coaching as they move through the exploration, installation and initial stages of […]

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New Hampshire ELOs Featured in National Online Newspaper

New Hampshire ELOs Featured in National Online Newspaper

March 14, 2006 Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs) are in the national news! Youth Today is an independent, nationally distributed newspaper for professionals in the youth service field. Last week they did an article on ELOs in New Hampshire, and Winnacunnet High School, a Next Steps cohort school, is one of three featured high schools. Read the full article, “In New Hampshire, […]

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Really Short Cohort School Updates

March 7, 2016 It’s time once again for news on the Next Steps NH project schools. These are REALLY short updates on the eight New Hampshire schools we’re supporting. All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and many are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant to show the range of project activities – not comprehensive reports – many of […]

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Apply to Become a Next Steps Cohort 4 School!

February 1, 2016 We are pleased to announce today’s posting of the Application for Cohort 4 Next Steps NH High School Pilot Sites on the NH Department of Education Next Steps NH webpage. Applications are due March 25, 2016. Four schools will be selected as pilot sites for Cohort 4.  One school will be chosen from each region of the state: […]

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