Educating the 21st Century Learner:
7th Annual LESCN Conference
Save the date, April 1, 2015.
The keynote speaker will be Yvonne M. Spicer Ed.D DTE,
Vice President of Advocacy & Educational Partnerships for the National Center for Technological Literacy® at the Museum of Science Boston
Arts Opportunities for North Country Schools
The powerful and energetic rhythms of Japanese Taiko drumming to students and adults in our region through workshops and assemblies. February 2015.
Four young, award-winning, conservatory-trained saxophonists perform classical, modern, indie rock, klezmer and world music. Offering band, saxophone, music educator and general music workshops and great assemblies. March 15-20.
Marvelous Marvin's STEAM Tour
Using theater, circus arts and rhyming text to engage students in science, math and more. Interactive workshops and assemblies, K-6. April 2015.
Learn more and sign up your school by calling 323-7302 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in arts related professional development and other arts-related opportunities for students and schools? Be sure to visit the Arts Alliance of Northern NH's website.
Free community screenings
There are two whole community screenings of the documentary film, Fed Up, that was produced by Katie Couric. Fed Up is a must-see film for anyone who wants to eat healthier. The film is rated PG and is intended for middle school students and older. After the film there will be a question and answer period with nutrition specialists and healthcare providers.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
6 pm to 8 pm
St. Kieran’s Community Center
155 Emery Street, Berlin
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
6 pm to 8 pm
Medallion Opera House
20 Park Street, Gorham
Sponsored by Families Healthy Together
For more information contact Rachel Freieman at email@example.com or call 603-730-2780.
Free Half Day Trainings
Use PerformancePLUS to help your school become more data driven. These beginner-level, half day trainings will focus on key components of P+ related to student performance, such as student detail page, interventions, Content Library, Individual Learning Plans, interventions and reporting. Four hour sessions include working with reports, while three hour sessions do not include working with reports.
Training dates and times in Concord, NH:
- January 23rd - 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the DOE in room 15 (includes reports)
- January 26th - 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Walker Building on Fruit Street
- January 27th - 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Walker Building (includes reports)
- January 27th - 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Walker Building
Due to space limitations please register.
For information on these trainings, please contact Data Coach Cyndy Currier firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Job Opportunities
Visit TeachNorth.org for education related jobs in the North Country.
NH Teacher of the Year Nominations
Superintendents, principals, teachers, school staff members, teacher organizations, parents, and others interested in New Hampshire schools are encouraged to nominate an outstanding teacher by submitting their request to the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) by February 17, 2015. Teacher of the Year nomination applications can be downloaded from the DOE Web site at www.education.nh.gov/recognition/toy.htm
. Nominees must submit their applications to the NH DOE by March 19, 2015.
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
The 2014-2015 nomination period for 7-12 grade mathematics and science (including computer science) teachers for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program is currently open.
Please consider nominating a talented teacher using the PAEMST website
today. The 2014-2015 nomination deadline is April 1, 2015, and the application deadline is May 1, 2015. Applications will be available on the PAEMST website on November 1, 2014.
Odysseyware provides online curriculum for grades 3-12, with customizable core, elective and CTE courses, assessment & remediation tools and much more. Odysseyware is ideal as a stand-alone curriculum or for blended learning, credit recovery, RTI, alternative and special education, ESOL, 1:1 and more.
ASCD eBook Collection at NCES
Educators from SAU's 3, 7 & 58 now have access to 51 professional development eBooks from ASCD. This was made possible through the Rural School Educator Effectiveness Collaborative funded by SAHE. Contact NCES for the password if it has not been made available to you by your principal or librarian.
North Country Education Services
300 Gorham Hill Road
Gorham, NH 03581
NCES is an equal opportunity employer and provider.