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

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!

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 Resources for High School Seniors

We’ve created new pages for high school seniors who are about to graduate from high school, and their families. Education Options After High School highlights the many ways to continue your education. The page connects to examples and information about options like apprenticeships, trade schools, college, certificate programs, and the military. It also explains accommodations. Connecting with your college’s… Continue reading: New Resources for High School Seniors

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

Project School Updates

Wow! We’re currently supporting 11 schools around New Hampshire. Our first cohort is finishing up their work with Next Steps NH this December and the third cohort is just getting started. Following are REALLY short updates on each school. All schools are working on transition planning and ELOs, and many are also implementing RENEW. The updates are meant… Continue reading: Project School Updates

Plymouth State Joins the Project

Congratulations to Plymouth State University (PSU) on being awarded a contract as a result of a Request for Proposals focused on Implementing Secondary Transition Practices in New Hampshire IHEs with Special Education Teacher Preparation Programs. PSU will work with project partner Keene State College to infuse secondary transition curriculum focused on transition planning, family engagement,… Continue reading: Plymouth State Joins the Project

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