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NEA-NH’s Annual Fall Instructional Conference To Be ‘Virtual’ Throughout October
This year’s annual Fall Instructional Conference will be conducted online using Zoom once again this year. Classes will be presented throughout October, as well as all day on Friday, October 8.
Registration is now open!
You can also download a printable 2021 Fall Instructional Flyer.
Classes will be held virtually on Zoom, from 4:00pm-6:00pm on Mondays and Fridays throughout October, plus a full day of classes on Friday, October 8. Registration costs $15/class for NEA-NH members and $45/class for non-members. NEA Student members can attend at no charge. All education staff are welcome! The Zoom link will be sent to you 1-2 days before each class.
Retirement Planning Sessions
We all hope for a well-deserved retirement with financial security. NEA-NH and NEA Member Benefits are pleased to present seminars to help you plan and prepare. A well-planned retirement can result in fiscal security, but there are many factors to consider. Come and learn how to take full advantage of the resources available to you.
Registration for this ONLINE seminar is free for NEA-NH members; each can bring one guest. The seminar will run from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
PLEASE REGISTER BY CLICKING ON A WORKSHOP DATE BELOW. A ZOOM LINK AND PASSCODE WILL BE SENT TO YOU THE DAY BEFORE THE MEETING.
Student Loan Forgiveness and Financial Essentials for Educators
Struggling to sift through information about student loan forgiveness? Considering financial planning for long-term gains and financial stability? This workshop will provide information on these considerations and more!
Presenters will explain the ins and outs of student loan forgiveness and how to navigate your options. In addition, financial topics such as mortgages, supplemental retirement options and financial planning for the long term will also be addressed.
November 4, 4:00-5:30PM
Creative Lives – A New Vision for Holistic Education
If you seek to:
● Develop learning communities that support the growth of all individuals
● Help youth navigate their fast-changing world with wisdom, creativity, and compassion
● Motivate students to work hard and persevere through challenges
● Create a potent shared vision and effective strategic plans with colleagues and parents on behalf of students
Then Creative Lives wants to work with you.
Join Director Maureen Burford and the team to explore the power of a holistic approach to teaching and learning – Ellen Tadd’s Framework for Wise Education.
Creative Lives offers introductory workshops and Level One Training in our approach, with graduate credits available via Southern New Hampshire University. Through grants from the Byrne Foundation, Morgan Family Foundation, Cotyledon Fund, Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation, and others, we can offer our training at affordable prices for school-day and out-of-school educators, as well as early care providers.
Book Study 3-CYPR: Cultivating Your Personal Resilience
Facilitated by Irv Richardson, NEA-NH. This is the initial meeting for a book study on Elena Aguilar’s book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators. In this book study, we will collaborate with educators from NH, CT, and DE, and will focus on the twelve habits and dispositions of resilient educators. Through a generous grant from NEA, copies of the book will be provided at no cost to members and mailed out ahead of time. Meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Meets third Wednesday of each month, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Please email Ally Snyder to join this group, at any time during the year.
We are excited to share that the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence’s new course, Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty and Stress, is now available on Coursera.
Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty and Stress is a free, 10-hour course that is designed to help school staff better manage their emotions and create supportive learning environments for students.
The course content is delivered by leading experts in the fields of psychology, education, and research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Participants will complete coursework at their own pace and create an action plan to enhance their personal and professional growth.
We hope that you will join us for this incredible learning opportunity at https://www.coursera.org/learn/managing-emotions-uncertainty-stress.
Visit our Virtual Vendor Hall to see offerings and services provided by our trusted vendors and partners.
You’re invited to take over 100 NEA Microcredentials, available online to members, to complete at your convenience for no additional cost!
Explore options to continue your education and advance your career through our partnership with VESi. Earn up to three courses, or nine credits, per year as an NEA-NH member. You will not believe the price!
New England College now offers an exclusive partnership with NEA-NH to help its members and their immediate family members become educational leaders through our graduate programs in education. New England College is renowned for its top-quality education department and award-winning online programs.
Other Resources for Your Professional Development:
PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY: We host a library of books and films on education and mental health topics that you can borrow for two weeks at a time. Contact Ally Snyder for details.