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NEA-NH offers several conferences and workshops throughout the year to provide opportunities for members to increase their skills, learn new education concepts, and earn Professional Development credits.

SUMMER LEADERSHIP WEEK: August 7 – 11, 2017. Click here for more information and to register.

2017 Summer Leadership Week Launched

Join us for NEA-NH Summer Leadership Week and learn about “Building a Network from Within.” John Maxwell said, “The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them.” Raising members up as a knowledgeable, supported leader in their local association is the purpose of NEA-New Hampshire’s Summer Leadership Week. During the week of August 7-11, members have access to over 30 workshops

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Spring 2017 Retirement Planning Seminar Dates

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 seminar is $10 for NEA-NH members plus one guest at no extra cost. We will review many pieces of the retirement puzzle, including: The NH Retirement System Medicare Financial Planning NEA Member

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NH Department of Education Messages

MESSAGE FROM THE COMMISSIONER As you take time to rest over the holidays, let us take the time to reflect on all the things we are thankful for. It is comforting to know there are so many dedicated educators helping New Hampshire’s students to be successful. All of the achievements this year would not have been possible without people like you. I am grateful for your caring and passionate commitment to New Hampshire’s students. Best wishes for a happy and healthy Holiday Season! And may your New Year be filled

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Professional Development Activity Update

NEA-NH’s Public Education & School Support (PESS) Happenings by Dr. Irv Richardson and Ally Snyder Summer Leadership Week NEA-NH hosted an excellent week of trainings, August 1-5, 2016, offering 29 classes to 119 members – some of whom attended workshops during each day of the leadership week. Many of the classes were presented by our own staff and board members. Though four classes were cancelled due to low class registrations, we added two Grievance Processing sessions as well as an entire day (August 22) of Collective Bargaining training because the

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NEA-NH Partners With The VIVA Project

Project Seeks to Gather, Amplify and Implement Your Ideas and put the (Yo)u back in Union. NEA-NH is using ground-breaking technology to put the (yo)u back in Union. “We want to build the union you want and need, said Scott McGilvray, NEA-NH President. “We can only do that if we work together.” Tapping into the power of technology and your collective wisdom, the NEA-NH leadership team has created a new kind of partnership amongst members, and between members and their leaders, at the local and statewide level. “Some call this ‘crowd-sourcing’,” said Phil Sherwood, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Organizing for NEA-NH. “We call it common sense for any professional association.” This initiative uses a cutting edge web-based platform to gather, focus and amplify valuable input from classrooms and turn

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Summer Leadership Week 2015

Leading the Profession From Inside the School, August 3-7, 2015 Click Here to Register Online Today! CONCORD, NH – NEA’s Leadership Competencies document starts with the quotation, “The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them.” NEA-NH’s Summer Leadership Week is an opportunity to increase the impact that we have on the issues that are important to members in our local associations and on the statewide issues that affect us all as educators. By joining your association colleagues at this annual event, you’ll gain ideas and resources to accomplish the work of your local association. Again this year, we are providing essential

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SLO Consortium: A Training Opportunity

You’re invited to participate in a very exciting opportunity for professional learning and leadership. NEA-New Hampshire is starting the second year of a three-year grant from the National Education Association to assist teachers in implementing Student Learning Objectives (SLOs).  Again this year, NEA-New Hampshire seeks classroom educators from different grade levels, subject areas, and regions of New Hampshire who are interested in leading our profession and are willing to make a two-year commitment to the project. Participating educators will learn about implementing Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) in their own classrooms, provide professional learning for other educators on SLOs, and then will assist districts with SLO implementation. Selected participants will receive free professional learning plus an honorarium of $500.00 per year for their participation. During the year, participants will receive professional

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