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NEA-NH - The mission of NEA-New Hampshire is: "To strengthen and support public education and to serve our members' professional, political, economic and advocacy needs."

New Hampshire Association of School Principals - The mission of NHASP as the professional association of school leaders is to provide services to its members by supporting their professional development and leadership for the purpose of continually improving the quality of education for all learners in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire School Administrator's Association - The mission of NHSAA is to be a credible and compelling voice of educational leadership in New Hampshire in advocating and promoting quality education for all public school students, and in providing high quality services to its membership.

New Hampshire School Boards Association - provides member school boards with training, support, advice, information, and other essential services to help school board members perform your very important jobs.

The New Hampshire Federation of Teachers - Third largest AFL-CIO Union in the State of New Hampshire and has over 2500 members across the State. The New Hampshire Federation of Teachers is based on the AFT Model and has five divisions.

The New Hampshire Association for Middle Level Education's mission is to articulate and to promote the philosophy and dynamic practices of middle level education at the state and local level, to influence the development, implementation and evaluation of middle level curriculum and resources and through publications and programs to develop a network of middle level educators and community stakeholders who advocate early adolescents as learners.

"New Hampshire Educators Online (NHEON) - Educator's resource for curriculum planning and professional development. NHEON supports the proficiencies within the NH Curriculum Frameworks, hosts a showcase for NH educators to share their best practices, and provides a forum for dialogue within the NH educational community."

The NH Higher Education Association Foundation - Network is dedicated to helping families plan and fund education beyond high school. They provide funding assistance to New Hampshire residents, parents and students pursuing a higher education; and provide quality service to not only those individuals, but to the educational and financial institutions which participate in and utilize our programs.

New Hampshire Partners in Education - Enhances and enriches the education of children through school volunteerism.

NHPTV Knowledge Network - Provides outstanding media-rich programs, services, and resources to enhance learning outcomes for students, educators, and learners of all ages.

New England Association for Gifted Education - Addressing the needs of gifted and talented children.

Advancing New Hampshire Public Education - tracks education bills in the NH Legislature and discusses New Hampshire education policy broadly.

The Curriculum Materials Library - The Curriculum Materials Library (CML) is home to a circulating collection of curriculum and professional development materials for in-service and pre-professional educators. The CML provides pre-kindergarten to grade 12 materials for preview and use in classroom settings for KSC Education faculty and students and teacher preparation programs. Secondarily, the CML makes its collections available to any New Hampshire educator, including those who home-school. The collection is also available to those who purchase an external borrower card, hold borrowing privileges at the Keene Public Library, and via interlibrary loan.

The Disabilities Rights Center (DRC) - Statewide organization that is independent from state government or service providers and is dedicated to the full and equal enjoyment of civil and other legal rights by people with disabilities. - Has areas for students, teachers, and parents to explore fresh ideas to enhance learning. - The State's health promotion and disease prevention agenda for the first ten years of the 21st century identifies specific actions that will improve the health of New Hampshire's citizens. Healthy New Hampshire 2010 can stimulate individual action, as well as unite schools, communities, and the state around shared objectives. Learn more about Healthy New Hampshire 2010 at the Web site.

Higher Education - Dedicated to helping students and prospective students gather the information they need to find a New Hampshire college or university suited to their needs. The content on this site comes either directly from the schools if they have chosen to submit information or from Wikipedia and other public sources.

The Institute on Disability (IOD) - University of New Hampshire was established in 1987 to provide a University-based focus for the improvement of knowledge, policy, and practice related to the economic and social participation of persons with disabilities in New Hampshire. The mission of the Institute on Disability is to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their comm unities.

North Country Education Services - A leader in providing professional development and educational services, facilitating partnerships and fostering collaborations that benefit member schools, advocating for resources for teachers and students, and continuously creating opportunities that enhance education in the North Country.

Parent Information Center - PIC is a private, non-profit organization providing information, support, training and individual technical assistance to families of children with disabilities. PIC is the state's Parent Training and Information Center, assisting parents and educators to understand state and federal special education laws and regulations. PIC is also the state's Parent Information and Resource Center, providing information and training to families and educators related to general parenting issues, parent involvement, and parent-school partnerships. PIC was established in 1977, and provides services statewide. - Parent to Parent of New Hampshire offers Emotional support, insight and understanding for parents when they learn their child has special needs, or when their child may be going through a transitional period. Learning that your child has special medical needs or a disability can be a traumatic experience. As a parent you may have questions and concerns about dealing with your child's needs and your own feelings. You are not alone. We have been there.

University of NH Professional Development & Training offers a variety of workshops for teachers.

The Upper Valley Business and Education Partnership - A non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing teaching and learning by making educational experiences relevant to students and their futures. The Partnership serves as a bridge between the classroom and the world outside the classroom by linking community schools with local employers. Our programs integrate academic standards with career development.

The Upper Valley Teacher Institute - A not-for-profit teacher training program that has been preparing teachers for certification for more than 30 years. UVTI is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and approved by the State of New Hampshire. UVTI is also a member of the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education.

National - This site contains "Information on Life's Transitions" for students, parents, secondary educators, post-secondary educators, adult learners & workers, and employers.

The ALLSTAR project - Partially funded by NASA, was created to provide lifelong learning materials in the field of Aeronautics and Aviation. We have attempted to reach the broadest possible group of Internet users. Our site provides the teacher and student with materials that may be used in history or social studies related classes, in science and engineering related subjects as well as for career counseling. We also have some discussion forums on aeronautics related topics.

American School Search - is a Higher Education Resource that has useful information for prospective college students in NH, and provides objective (non-commercial) data about colleges so that students can make informed decisions about which school they would like to attend. - Council of Chief State School Officers, access all of the State Departments of Education in the country.

College Scholarships, Colleges, and Online Degrees - Almost all colleges and universities provide some level of services and/or accommodations for learning disabled students, as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The colleges and universities listed on this site go a step further...they offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.

Education Commission of the States (ECS) - Has one of the most comprehensive sites around focusing on education policy. In 1965, ECS was established by state leaders for state leaders. For nearly 40 years, ECS has been helping policymakers improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information and ideas across states. A non-profit, interstate compact, ECS is the nation's preeminent, non-partisan source of information, ideas and leadership on education policy. It tracks trends, translates research, provides advice and creates opportunities for state leaders to learn from one another. - FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) contains hundreds of education resources supported by agencies across the U.S. Federal government. - " independent non-profit organization whose mission is to make schools and colleges work for all of the young people they serve" - An online version of "Education Week."

ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is the online digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to an expansive body of education literature (1966-present) to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. - Will show you your financial aid options, and help you chart your course, and take the necessary steps to getting a degree. - Centralized, online process to find, and apply for, over 900 grant programs from the 26 federal grant-making agencies. - Provides a comprehensive collection of professional development and teaching resources., Annenberg/CPB's Web site, features over 900 hours of programming for teachers in arts, foreign languages, literature, mathematics, reading, science, and social studies, among others.

Locate Colleges is a comprehensive college search Web site dedicated to the ideology of presenting in-depth information about schools in an intuitive and simple format. - Enable the worldwide community of students, educators and lifelong learners to realize their full potential. Through the power of Microsoft solutions any time, any place, on any device.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - Located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) - Coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

Regional Education Laboratory Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI) - Their mission is to help pre K-16 educators, at the state, district and school levels, use the best available evidence to make decisions leading to improved student achievement and reduced performance gaps.

PTA Central - A central information resource for PTA groups, PTO groups and other school related parent teacher organizations. The goal of this Web site is to provide information and insight on an array of issues facing today's schools. - Comprehensive resource for online and campus schools. Learn about customized degree programs, promising careers, and the state of the economy all in one place.

SMARTer Kids Foundation - An organization that provides grants to assist educators in purchasing technology for their classrooms. These grants help K-12 schools acquire leading-edge technology by increasing its affordability and accessibility.

TeachersCount - Dedicated to raising the status of the teaching profession and providing resources to the education community.

Sites to Find Jobs in New Hampshire As Well as Nationwide - The Education America Network, is an educational employment and resource network for employers, job-seekers, teachers & students

TeachNorth - Their primary goal of the teacher recruitment program in northern New Hampshire is to ensure quality learning for North Country students. Quality education is dependent on quality teachers. This program is focused on providing teachers and prospective teachers with opportunities for certification, professional development and career opportunities. - Dedicated to helping match qualified candidates with educational job opportunities. For Educators Looking for Jobs is a FREE source of teaching jobs and other education job listings. We offer the most detailed job descriptions and job search options on the Internet. Search for your next education job or post your resume and let the jobs find you! For Schools Looking for Educators goes beyond basic job posting and resume searching to offer schools, districts, other education institutions a comprehensive web-based recruiting tool that let's you manage candidates from application to interview! - An academic placement service that allows teachers to find jobs in New Hampshire as well as nationwide. This is a free service to the teachers and is an excellent resource for finding jobs. Since its inception in November 1999, has posted over 18,000 teacher resumes and helped thousands of schools fill vacancies with certified teachers.

TeachWave - K-12 recruitment site for schools seeking teachers and teachers seeking jobs. All K-12 schools/districts may post unlimited job postings and search for resumes at no fee. We are a significant resource for school recruiters and job seekers alike. - Provides free listings of teaching openings in New Hampshire and throughout the United States. Currently our Web site includes direct postings and/or links to over 600 school district sites nationwide with collectively thousands of teacher and administrative openings listed.lls

Disclaimer: The NH Department of Education provides links as a service to educators and others seeking useful information relating to education. Some sites offer information free of charge; others charge a fee. The NH Department of Education takes no responsibility for the content, quality, or cost of materials available through any outside site.

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