Happy Education Support Professionals Day

Today we celebrate Education Support Professionals Day. Dear Members, ESPs hold a special place in the hearts of everyone in our school communities. If you ask any student about their day, they will likely have a story to share about the bus driver who gets them to and from school safely, the secretary who greets them every morning with a smile, the cafeteria worker who feeds them healthy meals at lunch, or the paraeducator who provides them with the space to learn and grow every day. These ESPs, and many more, work alongside other caring adults to help our students […]

To All Our Members, Happy American Education Week

Dear NEA-NH Members, Last year, at the start of American Education Week (AEW), I said that ‘unrelenting’ was the word that best described the situation we found ourselves in as New Hampshire public school educators. The angry pressure applied on our local elected officials by vocal and misinformed segments of our society, their continuous attacks on public education and those who provide it, and the bounty they placed on New Hampshire educators – were all unrelenting. I reminded you that one thing I knew for certain was to never, ever underestimate a New Hampshire educator. We’re fierce, resourceful, and always […]

Volunteer This Weekend to Help the Record Number of NEA-NH Current and Former Members Running For Office

There are 26 current and former NEA-NH members running for office this November, and they need your help. Educators deserve a place at the table when decisions are being made that impact public education. The experience educators have gained while working with students gives them a unique perspective when it comes to making education policy and setting budget priorities for their communities. Having members, and those who believe in the power of public education, in office means we are better able to advocate for our students and our profession.  You can help get them elected by volunteering this weekend to participate in […]

Stay Informed: With Little to No Public Input, Group Planning on Bringing Drastic Changes to NH Classrooms

For the past two years, with little public input, a group has been working on revisions to the rules that ensure every NH student receives a high-quality public education. NEA-NH and Reaching Higher NH hosted a special briefing webinar to update Members on the drastic changes this group is planning on bringing to districts and classrooms across the Granite State. For more information, we’ve provided the following links and resources: Reaching Higher New Hampshire Content including their analysis, a downloadable copy of the rules, as well as other pertinent information. Reaching Higher New Hampshire Registration Link. By registering for the […]

Record Number of NEA-NH Current and Former Members Running in November

Today in America, our schools are facing a lack of mental-health supports for students, teacher shortages, school shootings, book bans, and more. A new NEA survey shows that, despite their political differences, the vast majority of U.S. voters share the same concerns about public education today. What’s more, their concerns mirror the concerns of NEA members, who are working hard as school resumes to make sure all students have what they need. The nationwide poll of 1,000 likely November 2022 voters was split evenly among Democrats (30 percent), Republicans (31 percent), and Independent or independent-leaning (38 percent). Roughly one-third were […]

NEA-NH Members Can Receive Discounted Graduate Credits

NEA New Hampshire has partnered with Russell Sage College and VESi to offer members a yearly subscription to online graduate courses for $225 per year. You can enroll in one course per term or two courses during the summer (if you skip fall or spring), for a total of 3 courses per year. There will be a brief town hall Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00PM for NEA-New Hampshire members seeking graduate credit to learn about the VESI program. Members can earn up to 9 graduate credits for $225.00.  Download the informational brochure for more information.