The Office of Educational Technology at the New Hampshire Department of Education has partnered with the nonprofit Generation YES to help develop a statewide initiative to provide an exciting research-based model engages students in supporting technology integration and use in our schools.
Generation YES founder, Dr. Dennis Harper, is widely recognized as one of the world’s eminent leaders in the field of technology in education. Dr. Harper has been responsible for bringing computers and the Internet into thousands of schools in more than 30 countries. He is the founder of the student-centered Generation YES model where youth aged from 10 to 18 provide substantial technology integration support. Dr. Harper has received numerous accolades including District Administration’s Educator of the Year, Converge Magazines’s Shaper of Our future, and in 2010 was recognized by Tech & Learning Magazine as one of the three most influential technology educators over the past 30 years.
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Generation YES and NH Office of Education Technology Launch Gen YES New Hampshire
The Office of Educational Technology at the New Hampshire Department of Education is partnering with the nonprofit organization, Generation YES to organize a statewide initiative to promote, train, and fund GenYES chapters in interested NH Schools.Dr. Dennis Harper, founder of Generation YES, lead an initial NH Consortium workshop thatgave practical guidance on how to systematically prepare schools and teams of Student Technology Leaders (STLs) in grades 3-12 in how to assist teachers and IT staff as they integrate technology to improve student learning. The Gen YES organization is based on 21 years of research and provides an up to date online curriculum and resources to NH Gen YES Chapter schools through the statewide consortium. Implementation strategies and the role of school and district administrators are also important considerations.
Become a Generation YES New Hampshire Chapter
Through the New Hampshire Gen YES Consortium, NH schools can take advantage of Gen YES New Hampshire Consortium pricing for Gen YES Chapter organization and establishment. The NH consortium rate for Gen YES Chapter membership and organization will be $2,975.00 per school for the first year, and $500.00 per school for every year the program continues. Further discounts are available for districts starting chapters at multiple schools within the district. Contact Gen YES for more details. The cost for membership includes the initial training faculty and students will receive in order to develop and establish a successful Gen YES chapter in their school. The subsequent annual fee helps defray the cost of updating and maintaining the training materials and online record keeping that is provided to each Gen YES Chapter school as part of the Gen YES membership.
Return on Investment for Gen YES Schools
The Generation YES program is making a difference in New Hampshire schools. Students are receiving a rigorous, competency based, and personalized program and developing their ICT Literacy skills, along with leadership, collaboration, and other soft skills that students need to succeed and achieve. New Hampshire schools with Gen YES Chapters are seeing a great return on investment. Scroll down to see a sample of the many Technology Assistance Projects students in our New Hampshire Gen YES chapter schools are accomplishing.
*Values for dollars saved are calculated by the national value of volunteer time, set at $24.14 per hour, times the hours of work that students have provided. The value of volunteer time is based on the hourly earnings (approximated from yearly values) of all production and non-supervisory workers on private non-farm payrolls average (based on yearly earnings provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics) for the national average. You can read more on www.independentsector.org/volunteer_time.
GenYES New Hampshire is a program where teams of 15-30 students in an elementary, middle, or high school are prepared to support both technology integration and infrastructure support. The GenYES NH program is a creative approach to make lasting and transformative improvements in teaching and learning. GenYES has been implemented in more than 2,100 schools throughout the U.S. and has been transforming students’ lives for more than 20 years.
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Last updated May 8, 2018