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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 Bureau is providing the power points used in the Discipline Data Verification and Early Transition Data Verification webinars for interested school district personnel. These webinars address the opportunity for school district personnel to review their district’s data relative to the requirements of Indicator 4-suspension and expulsion of students with IEPs and Indicator 12-transitions from Family-Centered Early Supports & Services to preschool special education. The exception forms for early transitions are also posted here. Please see FY'20 Memo #12 for information on Annual Data Review Process and Timeline.

Discipline Data Verification Webinar PowerPoint PowerPoint

Early Transition Data Verification Webinar Powerpoint PowerPoint
Indicator 12 Exception Forms Word document

All Together Now - New Hampshire Deaf Education Stakeholder Meetings 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

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)
District Data Profiles Office of Student Wellness
Preschool Special Education
District Determinations Procedural Safeguards
Educational Surrogate Parent Program Approval
English Learners with Disabilities Public Academies Special Education Monitoring
Facilitation of Special Education Team Meeting Rate Setting
Focused Monitoring Project AWARE
Forms and Resources Requests for Proposals
Frequently Asked Questions Safe Schools/Healthy Students

Houses of Corrections Contacts Acrobat Reader
(For school districts contacting a NH House of Corrections regarding an incarcerated special education student)

Secondary Transition
IDEA Federal Funds Special Education Compliance Monitoring
Individual Program Approval (IPA) Special Education Directors by SAU Acrobat Reader
iSocial State Personnel Development Grant  
Laws/Rules/Policies State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students/Children with Disabilities (SAC)
Links State Performance Plan (SPP) and
Annual Performance Report (APR)
Memorandums, Numbered Statewide Census by Disability
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) Training
NH Responds Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
NH Rules in Excess Chart Acrobat Reader Written Prior Notice Guidance


Bureau of Student Support Staff
Bureau of Student Support Staff Responsibilities

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