Free Parent Conference May 5, 2018

Invest a day in your child’s future and come to the free one-day conference, Planning for Life After High School: Today’s Plan – Tomorrow’s Success at Nashua Community College on May 5, 2018 from 9 am – 3:30 pm. The conference is free but space is limited and registration is required. Lunch is provided. Flyer, Registration details… Continue reading: Free Parent Conference May 5, 2018

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

Free Two-Day Training: Extended Learning Opportunities

Next Steps NH has opened waitlists for the FREE two-day training sessions on Extended Learning Opportunities in three locations in New Hampshire in April 2018. Sessions will run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM each day.  Flyer and registration information This training is designed for school teams of three-five people seeking to deepen their understanding and… Continue reading: Free Two-Day Training: Extended Learning Opportunities

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

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

Lots of New Stuff on the Website!

A quick update on additions and improvements on this website in the past few months: New page to house all the Ed O’Leary transition IEP videos in one place More exemplar IEPs in the Transition IEP Requirements Tool New assistive technology reference page New postsecondary options and college disability services sections Updated the ELO page to connect to the new BeyondClassroom ELO website. BeyondClassroom now includes examples and a For Students… Continue reading: Lots of New Stuff on the Website!

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

Light-hearted Video Promotion for ELOs from Merrimack Valley

Students and teachers at Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook, New Hampshire, are making great progress developing and expanding their Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) program.  Patrick Kenney is Merrimack Valley High School’s functional skills program teacher and a part of the Next Steps NH team for Merrimack Valley. The team realized students might not know they could earn academic… Continue reading: Light-hearted Video Promotion for ELOs from Merrimack Valley