March 7, 2019 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,… Continue reading: Two Favorite Transition Resources
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April 2, 2018 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… Continue reading: ELO Week Proclaimed by Governor
Nov 14, 2016 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… Continue reading: ELO Week Nov 14-18 Proclaimed by Governor
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,… Continue reading: New Hampshire ELOs Featured in National Online Newspaper
Nov. 24, 2015 The Transition Fair Toolkit was developed by the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) to help people plan, carry out and evaluate a transition fair. A transition fair can have other names, for example, parent night, career fair, or job fest. The purpose remains the same, to bring students and families in contact… Continue reading: Transition Fair Toolkit, from Soup to Nuts!
Wow – were we excited to find this! The College and Career Competencies Framework from the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning looks like a great resource. The researchers at the Center for Research on Learning have identified three competency areas necessary for post-school success: cognitive interpersonal intrapersonal and provide a host of educator resources to understand and teach… Continue reading: New Resource-Rich College and Career Competencies Framework
Art therapist, seismologist, golf ball diver. Career Outlook, a quarterly online publication of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, publishes short profiles about off-the-beaten-path careers. The You’re a What? archive goes back to 1999 and holds almost 60 profiles. You can’t help but be curious when you see careers like this: Avalanche forecaster Rodeo clown Process server… Continue reading: You’re a What?
WorkReadyNH is a free, federally-funded program to help job-seekers and career builders improve their skills and add two nationally recognized credentials to their resume. It’s a three week course, completely free to participants, offered almost monthly on NH Community College campuses. Participants attend 60 hours of classroom instruction in a simulated workplace setting where they learn and practice… Continue reading: WorkReadyNH Offers Free Skills Training Program
Granite State Independent Living’s Earn and Learn Opportunities Program provides extended learning opportunities (ELO’s) that combine soft skills training and education with on-the-job training for at-risk high school students with disabilities. Students are matched with professions in which they have an interest and learn more about the skills and education required to be successful in… Continue reading: Earn and Learn Program Helps Students Gain Credits and Skills