2021 Educational Series from the NH Transition Community of Practice

The NH Transition Community of Practice is offering a free Educational Series this winter and spring. On the first Thursday of each month, as part of its regular meeting, the NHCOP will sponsor a presentation from an organization or agency involved with transition. Attendees are welcome to stay for an optional second hour of general transition resource sharing and discussion. All meetings will be via ZOOM. Educational Series Flyer (PDF)

We add a link to the recording and resources for each session as they become available, and update the date on the post so that it shows near the top of the News list.

Zoom Link (same each month). Presentation at 9 am, resource sharing (optional) at 10 am
Or, Dial in: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 826 5304 6508
Passcode: transition

Schedule

January 7
Family Resources, hosted by Kimm Phillips from the Parent Information Center. Panel of Hew Hampshire organizations that help support families during high school transition. Family resources presentation slides, family resources folder.

February 4
HOPE Program, with Rob Rodler, DCYF Administrator of Adolescent Programs. The HOPE program is a new DCYF program that allows DCYF-engaged youth to extend services after graduation. Google folder with recording, slides and presenter note

March 4
Building Skills in Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy, with Heidi Wyman from Transition NH, LLC. Young people need practice to build the skills they’ll need to take the lead in their life after high school. Learn ways to use IEPs, IEP meetings and transition planning to help them learn these skills. Student-led IEP resources

April 1
Community-Based Transition Services in a Remote World, hosted by Mindy Huckins from Gateways Community Services. A panel discussion of vendor services and remote programs offered for transition services throughout New Hampshire. Panelists are from Easterseals New Hampshire and Opportunity Networks. Note: there was a Zoom snafu for the first 20 minutes, so slide the progress bar to 19:10 to catch the actual beginning. Google folder with recording

May 6
Postsecondary Education for NH-Based Learning, with the Institute on Disability from UNH, featuring representatives from UNH-4U and UNH IOD Granite State Transition Programs for Students with Disabilities. Google folder with recording and slides

June 3
Transition and Employment, a panel with Tina Greco from New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation. Brief presentations from Upreach, Project Search, Earn and Learn, IMPACCT, Easterseals of NH, and Work Opportunities Unlimited. They are all program opportunities in areas of work readiness, work-based learning experiences and training for students as they consider employment and pathways after high school. Google folder with panelist materials. Recording will be added soon.

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