NH Construction Career Days Sept 22-23, 2022 in New Boston

After two long years away, New Hampshire Construction Career Days are back! This year’s event will be held in New Boston at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation on Thursday, Sept 22 and Friday, Sept 23. The event is open to all high school students via registration through a participating school. Students gain career awareness… Continue reading: NH Construction Career Days Sept 22-23, 2022 in New Boston

The 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire

The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire regularly publishes a report about the characteristics of the population with disabilities in New Hampshire, Facts & Figures. The 2021 edition is available as a PDF download: Facts & Figures: 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire. This 18-page report presents a wealth of… Continue reading: The 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire

Good Free Webinars for Teens Coming Up

There are some tech webinars for students coming up via the PACER Center, and they’re free! The PACER Center is the Minnesota Parent Training and Information Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. We have one in New Hampshire too – the Parent Information Center. The PACER Center provides… Continue reading: Good Free Webinars for Teens Coming Up

UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career

Tune in to the NH Transition Community of Practice meeting Thursday, May 6 at 9 am for a presentation on a new program, UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career, with Jenna Riley and Tobey Partch-Davies from UNH-4U and UNH IOD Granite State Transition Programs for Students with Disabilities. Zoom Link. Presentation at 9 am, resource sharing… Continue reading: UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career

Upcoming Transition Virtual Events

Check these out and mark your calendars: Healthcare explorations Dartmouth Hitchcock is putting on a series of virtual healthcare career explorations. There is also information about the High School Summer Internship offered at Lebanon and perhaps some other Dartmouth Hitchcock facilities. More information on virtual healthcare career explorations March 3 – Construction and Engineering in… Continue reading: Upcoming Transition Virtual Events

Family-to-Family Chats on Transition in December and January

The Parent Information Center (PIC) and NH Family Voices are hosting a series of free online Family Chats this year, called Time for Transition. Registration is limited to 15 families to keep the numbers low enough for good conversation. The next ones are: Dec 9, 2020, 3:30-4:30 pm,  Understanding Pre-Employment Transition Services for Students, with… Continue reading: Family-to-Family Chats on Transition in December and January

October is Manufacturing Month in NH

October is manufacturing month and a great time to showcase New Hampshire’s top manufacturers and the things made here.  The NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NH MEP) celebrates Manufacturing Month with open houses, tours and manufacturers opening their doors to high school students to learn about career opportunities. Due to the pandemic, MEP is planning virtual… Continue reading: October is Manufacturing Month in NH

Two Favorite Transition Resources

There are two resources we find ourselves recommending over and over. One is the awesome occupation exploration website, My Next Move, and the other is an insightful college readiness checklist for students and parents. My Next Move website My Next Move is a very friendly front-end to the comprehensive-but-harder-to-use federal occupations database, O*NET OnLine. Each… Continue reading: Two Favorite Transition Resources

ELO Week Proclaimed by Governor

The week of April 2-6 has been proclaimed by Governor Sununu as ELO week in New Hampshire and provides a great opportunity for schools throughout the state to share their successes. The proclamation (PDF) states that “Extended Learning Opportunities afford students and businesses a mutually beneficial partnership so that the students get the experience and the… Continue reading: ELO Week Proclaimed by Governor

ELO Week Nov 14-18 Proclaimed by Governor

The week of November 14-18 has been proclaimed by Governor Hassan as ELO week in the state, which provides a great opportunity for schools throughout the state to share their successes. The proclamation states that “Students, schools and businesses must remain aware of the enduring importance of building relationships and collaboration in and outside the classroom,”… Continue reading: ELO Week Nov 14-18 Proclaimed by Governor