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Register for the 2018 Transition Summit!

The New Hampshire Transition Community of Practice has opened registration for the 12th Annual Transition Summit. This year’s theme is Breaking Down Barriers and Building Collaboration. The keynote speaker is Dan Habib, nationally recognized filmmaker at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability, and the creator of award-winning documentary films on disability-related topics. The Summit takes place November… Continue reading: Register for the 2018 Transition Summit!

Free Parent Conference May 5, 2018

April 11, 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… Continue reading: Free Parent Conference May 5, 2018

Best Practices in Transition FREE Online Course

February 27, 2018 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… Continue reading: Best Practices in Transition FREE Online Course

Partnering for Strength Conference 2018

February 20, 2018 New Hampshire Family Voices, the Parent Information Center and the YEAH Council invite you to the Partnering for Strength Conference 2018 on Saturday, April 7 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. The conference is an annual event focusing on educating, collaborating and enriching families, professionals and youth. Conference flyer Partnering for Strength is really… Continue reading: Partnering for Strength Conference 2018

Free Two-Day Training: Extended Learning Opportunities

January 17, 2018, updated March 19, 2018 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… Continue reading: Free Two-Day Training: Extended Learning Opportunities

Free Online Workshop: Promoting Family-School Partnerships

January 12, 2018 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… Continue reading: Free Online Workshop: Promoting Family-School Partnerships

Transition Summit 2017 Materials

December 6, 2017 Presentation materials from many of the sessions from the November 2017 Transition Summit are now available. Check back every week or so for more – we are adding them as we receive them. The PowerPoints and session handouts are in a Google Drive folder, sorted by session number (A1, B2, etc). Summit session handouts.

New Family Engagement Teams Guide from Next Steps

October 5, 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… Continue reading: New Family Engagement Teams Guide from Next Steps

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