2024 NH COP Education Series

The NH Transition State Community of Practice (NH COP) offered a robust lineup of timely topics in

one hour Zoom sessions on the first Thursday of the month, 9 – 10 am,

as part of the regular NH Transition Community of Practice meeting in the winter and spring. Participants were welcome to stay for the second hour, 10 – 11 am, which was the regular meeting with lots of good resource sharing. 

The Zoom link was the same each month. If you want to call in instead: ph 646 558 8656. Meeting ID: 874 5197 0620. Passcode: transition or 4865242483.

2024 Education Series flyer with all dates, topics and presenters (corrected 1-18-24)

2024 presentations and resources

January 4 – Keys to a Collaborative Partnership with Brigid Griffin and Brenda Simmons from NTACT:C (National Technical Assistance Center on Transition). Learn about keys to collaboration from national experts on transition. Keys slides (PDF, 21 slides, 2024)
February 1 – Legislative Advocacy in Action with Carrie Duran, Lakes Region Community Services. Hear from a legislative liaison about how to engage with the legislative process. Legislative Advocacy slides (PDF, 18 slides, 2024), Legislative Advocacy recording (mp4, 42-minutes). The recording starts about 10 minutes into the presentation.
March 7 – Health Care Transition: From Tools to Action with Ansley Peacock and Sylvia Pelletier, NHFV. Learn how to take the information learned from transition tools and put it into action. Health Care Transition Voyage slides (PDF, 20 slides, 2024), Health Care Transition Voyage recording (mp4, 57-minutes).
April 4 – Inclusive Postsecondary Options for Students in New Hampshire with Ariel Schwartz, UNH-4U. Hear about inclusive higher education opportunities including Think College, Post Secondary Alliance, and UNH-4U. Inclusive Postsec Ed in NH slides (PDF, 37 slides, 2024), Inclusive Postsec Ed in NH Part 1 – narrated PowerPoint. Download the PPT and play it on your device – the audio will not work in Google Sheets (PPT with narration, 7:48-minutes), Inclusive Postsec Opts in NH Part 2 (Bridges and UNH-4U) (mp4, 35-minutes). Resource: ThinkCollege college search tool.
May 2 – Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) with Suzanne Weete, Community Partners. Teen Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches teens about mental health and substance-use issues. tMHFA slides (PDF, 13 slides, 2024), tMHFA recording (mp4, 24:07-minutes).
June 6 – Accessibility and Accommodations: the Transition to Higher Education with Dennis Green, SNHU. Learn the process for documenting a disability and determining necessary and appropriate accommodations in higher education. Learn the how different laws apply in higher education versus high school. Accessibility and Accommodations slides (PDF, 12 slides, 2024), Accessibility and Accommodations recording (mp4, 35:50-minutes).

Updated 6-5-24