Really Short Cohort 4 School Updates: November 2017

We’re in the second year working with our Cohort 4 schools in New Hampshire.  All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and two are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant to show the range of project activities – not comprehensive reports – some of the schools are engaged in similar activities.  Cohort… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort 4 School Updates: November 2017

Really Short Cohort School Updates: March 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 – several of the… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort School Updates: March 2017

Nute ELO Coordinator wins Transition Professional of the Year

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 readiness for… Continue reading: Nute ELO Coordinator wins Transition Professional of the Year

Really Short Cohort School Updates: November 2106

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… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort School Updates: November 2106

Really Short Cohort School Updates: June 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… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort School Updates: June 2016

New Dan Habib Documentary on Transitioning Youth

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 education. “As youth… Continue reading: New Dan Habib Documentary on Transitioning Youth

New Hampshire ELOs Featured in National Online Newspaper

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, Kids Add… Continue reading: New Hampshire ELOs Featured in National Online Newspaper

Really Short Cohort School Updates: March 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… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort School Updates: March 2016

Apply to Become a Next Steps Cohort 4 School!

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: Northern… Continue reading: Apply to Become a Next Steps Cohort 4 School!