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ELO Week Proclaimed by Governor

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

Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

February 20, 2018 Update 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… Continue reading: Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

August 23, 2017 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… Continue reading: The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

Smartphones and Smart Ideas

May 31, 2017 This free live-streamed webinar, Smartphones and Smart Ideas, just came across our desks, and looks really intriguing. It’s offered on Tuesday, June 27 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Eastern Time. (It’s from a parent center in Minnesota so the flyer says 6:30 – 8:00 pm because they are on Central Time.) We… Continue reading: Smartphones and Smart Ideas

Tools to Choose Accessible Educational Materials that Work for Students

Apr 27, 2017 We’re highlighting resources that recently crossed our desks from the National Center for Accessible Educational Materials. 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: There’s an AEM… 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

Earn and Learn Program Helps Students Gain Credits and Skills

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