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

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

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

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

Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

  What are you doing after high school? Come to a transition fair or conference and get some ideas! Regional Transition Fair There will be a Regional Transition Fair on Tuesday, April 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Bektash Shriner Center in Concord, NH. It’s hosted by the Capital Area Transition Community of… Continue reading: Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

  The annual report, The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5, from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, has been released for 2017. The report is based on data for the 2015–2016 school year and other research from the field, and looks at the current challenges and opportunities facing the 1 in 5 children who have… Continue reading: The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

Smartphones and Smart Ideas

  This free archived webinar, Smartphones and Smart Ideas, just came across our desks, and looks really intriguing. It was offered in 2917. We all know in theory there are tons of smartphone apps out there to help us organize our lives and keep track of things. This webinar will show how smartphones can be… Continue reading: Smartphones and Smart Ideas

Tools to Choose Accessible Educational Materials that Work for Students

UPDATE 4-16-21. The National Center for Accessible Educational Materials has redesigned their website and their tools. ———————— The National Center for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) at aem.cast.org offers a host of resources to better understand and make decisions about accessible educational and instructional materials. Some highlights: There’s an introductory 3:42-minute video: [raw][/raw] Start with the What… Continue reading: Tools to Choose Accessible Educational Materials that Work for Students

WorkReadyNH Offers Free Skills Training Program

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