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Special Education


Santina Thibodeaux NASDSE welcomes Santina Thibedeau as president of the
Board of Directors for 2018.

At their 79th Annual Conference, Santina Thibedeau, New Hampshire's State Director of Special Education was sworn in as President of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) for the 2017-2018 year. NASDSE's mission is to work with state education agencies to ensure that all children and youth with disabilities receive the educational supports and services they need from birth to be prepared for post-school education, career and independent living choices.

The New Hampshire Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities were adopted on March 23, 2017 by the State Board of Education

New Hampshire Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities, adopted March 23, 2017

The Guide to the NH Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities includes the text of Chapter Ed 1100, Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities that were adopted by the State Board of Education on March 23, 2017 plus additional supplemental text for each reference cited in the NH Standards (formerly referred to as the NH Rules). Supplemental text is included in a textbox following each reference).

This Guide is not an official document; it is offered as a resource for parents, educators and others through a partnership between the NH Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education and the Parent Information Center.

The Guide to the NH Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities Acrobat Reader

The mission of Special Education is to improve educational outcomes for children and youth with disabilities by providing and promoting leadership, technical assistance and collaboration statewide.

Special Education provides oversight and implementation of federal and state laws that ensure a free appropriate public education for all children and youth with disabilities in New Hampshire. more…

Special Education News / What's New

Chapter Ed 1100 Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities Administrative Rules, Acrobat Reader

NHAEM Online System
New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials

New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials
(NHAEM)

Approved Private Special Education Programs New Hampshire Special Education Information System (NHSEIS)
CAT AID Reimbursement to Districts (Yearly) Next Steps NH: College, Career and Life Readiness
Complaint Information (Special Education) Parent Involvement Special Education Survey
Court Ordered Placement (Chapter 402) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
Memorandum
District Data Profiles Office of Student Wellness
Preschool
District Determinations Procedural Safeguards
Educational Surrogate Parent Program Approval
Facilitation of Special Education Team Meeting Public Academies Special Education Monitoring
Focused Monitoring Rate Setting
Project AWARE
Requests for Proposals
Forms and Resources Safe Schools/Healthy Students
Frequently Asked Questions Secondary Transition
Houses of Corrections Contacts Acrobat Reader
(For school districts contacting a NH House of Corrections regarding an incarcerated special education student)
Special Education Compliance Monitoring
IDEA Federal Funds Special Education Directors by SAU Acrobat Reader
Individual Program Approval (IPA) State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students/Children with Disabilities (SAC)
Laws/Rules/Policies State Performance Plan (SPP) and
Annual Performance Report (APR)
Links Statewide Census by Disability
Memorandums, Numbered Training
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
NH Responds Written Prior Notice Guidance
NH Rules in Excess Chart Acrobat Reader  

 

Bureau of Special Education Staff
Bureau of Special Education Staff Responsibilities

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