Transition Summit Registration is Open!
10-23-17 update: Less than 20 spots left – register now!
New Hampshire’s 11th Annual Transition Summit – Shifting Mindsets: Leading with Strengths and Raising Expectations
November 14, 2017, 8:30 am – 3:15 pm
Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH
Register for the summit. You can also review the agenda, session descriptions, and other event details.
New Family Engagement Teams Guide
October 5, 2017 When educators, families, students, community members, and organizations work together, postsecondary outcomes improve for students with disabilities. The recently updated Family Engagement Teams Guide (PDF, 12 pages, 2017) is an easy-to-follow guide to help high school administrators, staff and parents to develop a family engagement team using the focus group strategy.
It provides information about:
- The benefits of starting with a focus group
- Specific focus group… (Read rest of new Family Engagement Teams Guide)
The State of Learning Disabilities in NH
August 13, 2017 The annual report, The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5, from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, has been released for 2017. The report is based on data for the 2015–2016 school year and other research from the field, and looks at the current challenges and opportunities facing students who have learning and attention issues.
As with previous editions, the report shows the progress that has been made—and the work yet to be done.
The full report is online, easy to navigate and full of graphics. You can quickly peruse a six-page Executive Summary (PDF, 6 pages, 2017). The online version of the summary includes video and… (Read rest of The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire)
Next Steps NH
The Next Steps NH project provides professional development and coaching to selected New Hampshire high schools for the purpose of increasing the graduation rate of students with disabilities, and students at risk. This is done through implementing evidence-informed transition planning practices that help students prepare for college, career, and adult life.
This website is part of the project and will house all tools and resources developed as part of the project.
View a simple sitemap for this website.
Video of the Month
“Navigation”: Modern dance performance from Spain featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, about navigating through different situations, sometimes with and sometimes against the tide – always moving forward. 3:42-minutes. Lots more videos
Take 3:52 minutes and tour the website.
A one-page flyer about the website
Transition: the process of assisting youth to move from high school to the adult world.
College and Career Ready: having the skills, knowledge and abilities needed to enroll, persist, and succeed in college and other postsecondary training opportunities, and to gain entry into a meaningful career.
Postsecondary: Elementary school is primary education, high school is secondary education, and after high school is postsecondary education.
Download this activity as one of your next steps to develop everyday language explanations of transition terms.