Welcome to our snazzy new site! All the old content is here and we hope you find it easy to move around and find what you need. We stepped back, pondered our purpose, re-thought the navigation, updated and simplified the page design, and cleaned up many little weirdnesses that had crept in over the years.… Continue reading: Updated NextSteps!
Due to the popularity of the April 2018 FREE Extended Learning Opportunity Training Series, Next Steps NH is offering one more FREE training to be held in Concord, NH June 6-7, 2018. Sessions will run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM each day. This is a great opportunity for school teams that weren’t able to attend… Continue reading: Free Two-Day ELO Training in June
Back by popular demand! Next Steps NH is offering a second chance to take the FREE 6-week, online training course, Best Practices in Transition Planning. The first one, currently finishing up, filled within a couple weeks with a long waiting list. The course will be offered on the Canvas online learning platform and includes a… Continue reading: Best Practices in Transition FREE Online Course
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
We are offering a FREE online training, Promoting Family-School Partnerships, on February 15, 2018 from 8:00 – 10:00 AM for high school teams of three or more. This two-hour training will be offered via ZOOM. Flyer During the session, Kimm Phillips from the Parent Information Center will introduce the Dual Capacity-Building Framework. This framework helps… Continue reading: Free Online Workshop: Promoting Family-School Partnerships
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
When educators, families, students, community members, and organizations work together, postsecondary outcomes improve for students with disabilities. The recently updated Family Engagement Teams Guide (PDF, 12 pages, 2017) is an easy-to-follow guide to help high school administrators, staff and parents to develop a family engagement team using the focus group strategy. It provides information about:… Continue reading: New Family Engagement Teams Guide from Next Steps
A transition fair is a practical way to connect parents and students with local transition supports and resources as preparation for life after high school. Although planning one may seem like a daunting task, there is a new resource to help. The NH Department of Education and the Parent Information Center (PIC) collaborated through Next… Continue reading: Transition Fairs around NH, and a New Guide
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
Additions and improvements on this website in the past few months: New Toolkit for Driving Change with paths for personal or school-wide change using Next Steps tools. Includes a self-assessment and a companion guide for school change. New Transition 101 section for faculty and staff in teacher education/preparation programs in colleges and universities. Get a foundational understanding… Continue reading: New Additions to the Website!