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Lin-Wood Partners with Parents!

Nancy Bartlett, Special Education teacher at Lin-Wood High School and Lynn Murray, parent representative, have had a consistent and unwavering focus over the past year within the Lincoln-Woodstock Collaborative School District, to increase family engagement and parental involvement in post-secondary transitions for all students. They have worked together to bring New Hampshire state and regional

Marguerite’s Place has a Leader in Family Engagement

When it comes to understanding and working with the whole family to help a child, Jammie is truly a special teacher. Observing Jammie in her classroom you can easily see how she pays attention to the individual characteristics and needs of each child and she extends this attention to parents as well. In her daily

Bedford Puts a Spotlight on Special Education

On April 19, from 6:00-7:30pm, the Bedford Special Education Parent Focus Group, in partnership with the Bedford Special Services department, will be sponsoring a “Spotlight on Special Education” for Bedford parents.  This presentation is the result of a collaborative effort to provide Bedford special education parents with information to better support their children and district.

Rochester has a Leader in Family Engagement

Steve LeClair  was recognized at our last Parent Involvement in Education recognition ceremony for the work he does as Rochester School District’s Title I Director and Homeless Liaison. According to Tracy Walbridge and Michael Hopkins, who nominated him, these titles do not begin to describe what he does.  Steve goes above and beyond his official

Portsmouth Takes Family Engagement in Special Education District Wide!

Recently Jeanette Souther, Director of Pupil Services, hosted a second evening parent meeting in Portsmouth to promote family-school partnerships in special education. Parents attending represented four Portsmouth schools. The goals for the meeting included: helping to build a stronger parent-school community for students with IEPs, brainstorming ideas for future parent trainings, and gaining input for

NH Family Voices Nomination

NH Family Voices nominated Misty Martinez-Bohannon for a Parent Involvement in Education Recognition for a number of categories: Welcoming all Families Communicating Effectively Supporting Student Success Speaking up for Every Child Collaborating as a Community Misty's nomination reads: Our relationship with Misty Martinez-Bohannon began years  ago as a parent partner working with her daughter's pediatric

Fall Mountain Engages Preschool Parents

The Fall Mountain Regional School District's Administration and Early Childhood Team have made a difference in the lives of many preschool children within their communities by developing and supporting a rich, developmentally appropriate learning environment that truly engages parents and families. During the 2013-2014 school year, the Early Childhood Team developed a series of parent

Raymond’s Family Engagement Action Team

Raymond's Family Engagement Action Team (FEAT) is a collaborative effort of the Raymond School District, families and the community. FEAT has accomplished a lot, including a comprehensive volunteer program with a dedicated coordinator. FEAT was an outgrowth of a need identified in 2008 Schools Strategic Planning and is organized by the superintendent. The team spent

Misty Martinez-Bohannon is a “Rock Star Parent”

On October 1, 2014 in Concord, the NH Department of Education and the Parent Information Center (PIC) co-sponsored the sixth annual Parent Involvement in Education Recognition Ceremony. This event celebrated the efforts of educators, parents, and family-school partnership teams from around the state that displayed creativity, innovation, and/or commitment at the community, school, district, or