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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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.

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Really Short Cohort 4 School Updates: November 2017

Nov 1, 2017 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… Continue reading: Really Short Cohort 4 School Updates: November 2017

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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