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Statewide Resources

New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative
Led by DOE's Office of Educational Technology, NHSCI is a collaboration between DOE, the New Hampshire Department of Information Technology, the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development, and the University of New Hampshire.

NH Digital Resources Consortium
Learn about the past Title IID Enhancing Education Through Technology project that provided digital resoruces to schools and districts across the state. Some valuable resources remain accessible on the site.

NH Esri GIS State Partnership
Statewide provision of free licenses for ESRI ArcGIS software for education and research. Available to both public and private schools, and approved non-formal education organizations.

Sketch Up Pro
SketchUp ProA new version of SketchUp Pro has been released. SketchUp is 3D modeling software that is easy and intuitive, allowing anyone to model in 3D quickly and accurately. Using 3D models, students in your school can make more informed decisions, communicate project details, and share ideas with their teachers and classmates.

Adobe Statewide Purchasing Agreement
The New Hampshire Department of Education participates in the Cummulative Licensing Program with Adobe. Under this agreement schools, districts, and SAUs will be able to purchase Adobe products under the CLP program at the highest level of discount. To participate, you must enroll as a state license user.

NHSTE Software Purchasing Agreements
The New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education offers schools significant price savings on popular software titles. This is open to all schools in NH, as well as schools in Vermont for some products.

NH Broadband Mapping and Planning Program
The NHBMPP is a comprehensive program that seeks to understand where broadband is currently available in NH, how it can be made more widely available in the future, and how to encourage increased levels of broadband adoption and usage. .

NH e-Learning for Educators
NH ElfEA project of the New Hampshire Department of Education offers online professional development courses, tutorials through OPEN NH along with training in facilitation and online and hybrid development.

NH Environmental Literacy Plan
The NH Board of Education endorsed endorsed the New Hampshire Environmental Literacy plan in April of 2012.

NH Literacy Action Plan
The NH DOE and the Literacy Task Force produced a PreK-16 Literacy Action Plan for the 21st Century. The digital version of the plan includes active links to other valuble resources and documents.

NH Numeracy Action Plan
This quantitative literacy plan was established as a priority for New Hampshire students by the New Hampshire State Board of Education. NH DOE and the New Hampshire Quantitative Literacy Task Force have produced a PreK-16 Numeracy Action Plan for the 21st Century. The digital version of the plan includes active links to other resources and documents.

NH Career Pathways
The NH DoE, Bureau of Career Development, developed career clusters and pathways in our high schools to inspire students to look at their futures and to continued education beyond high school.

NH Impact Center
Housed at Plymouth State Universtiy, the NH Impact Cetner offers a wide array of services to schools and districts, including professional development, implementation of standards-based curriculum, Math and science resources, and grant-funded science and math improvement projects.

Dewey Browse
The site was created and is maintained by a NH school librarian. Web sites useful for Grades K-12 are classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System.


Spotlight Projects

Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Program
A program of the NH Society for Technology in Education, the Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Program provides educators an opportunity to fund a specific project in their classroom, school, and/or district. Projects to be funded will have a foundation in the use of emerging instructional technologies to assist and enhance content delivery.

Digital Learning Day
Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and career. The New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education (NHSTE) is making a difference in New Hampshire's schools by taking the pledge to support the effective use of digital learning and technology in education.

National Collaborative for Digital Equity
NCDEThe Collaborative was co-founded in 2013 as the Digital Opportunity Consortium, by co-chairs Dr. Robert McLaughlin and Dr. Paul Resta. Reflecting the compelling need to speak to potential investors with one voice about why and how to approach digital equity investments and initiatives systemically, we refashioned the consortium as the National Collaborative for Digital Equity. We are headquartered at New England College, in Henniker, New Hampshire.The original Digital Opportunity Consortium continues to be powered entirely by volunteers. Our aim is to close the digital divide at home for the nation's low-income schoolchildren and their families. We also help educators and those who prepare future educators and school leaders to learn about essential technology resources, how to use them in teaching and learning, and how to ensure all students enjoy full access to them. We partner with communities, states, professional associations, companies, schools and preparation programs to provide digital access at home at the lowest possible cost to the most essential learning technology resources including broadband, computing devices, educational content across the PreK-12 curriculum, ongoing tech support, and low-interest financing even for families with poor or no credit.

NH Accountablity and Data Systems

NH Data Systems

Christa McAuliffe Sabatical
Christa McAuliffe, a social studies teacher at Concord High School, touched the nation when she was chosen from among 10,000 applicants to be the first teacher in space. After her tragic death in the Challenger space shuttle launch of 1986, Governor John Sununu established, with funding from the state legislature and private contributions, a trust to support this program as a way to memorialize Christa. Each year, the program—administered by the Charitable Foundation—awards a year-long leave of absence to an exceptional New Hampshire public school teacher. The sabbatical provides the teacher with the time, space, and funding to explore, through a self-designed project, new ideas and ways to enhance classroom teaching.

Wellborn Ecology Fund
The Wellborn Ecology Fund serves to increase knowledge about the environment, ecology, and natural history of the Upper Valley through support of experientially-oriented programs that focus on the region’s people, schools, institutions, and communities. The Wellborn Ecology Fund supports programs that provide Upper Valley residents with the knowledge, experience, skills, and understanding necessary to make informed decisions and take useful actions aimed at protecting and sustaining the natural systems of the region. The fund also supports professional and leadership development, peer learning circles, the annual Wellborn Ecology Conference, a quarterly e-newsletter, a weekly article series on natural-history topics, and other initiatives to build capacity for high-quality ecology education in the Upper Valley.

Capital Mineral Club Scholarship Program
The purpose of this scholarship opportunity is to enable an aspiring student to expand his or her formal Geology or Mineralogy training. This scholarship also allows the Capital Mineral Club members to share their passion of Geology and Mineralogy with the candidate in the hope of establishing a lasting social and working relationship. You can submit an application through the Concord Capital Mineral Club's website.



Nationwide Projects

Project Tomorrow Speak Up
Speak Up provides an easy way for students, parents and educators to participate in your local decisions about technology, as well as contribute to the state and national dialogue about educational technology. Since 2003, Project Tomorrow has collected the viewpoints of over 3 million students, educators and parents – the Speak Up dataset represents the largest collection of authentic feedback from these key educational stakeholders.

NH Speak Up 2016
October 12 - December 16

NH speaks up

Access to View Past Speak Up Data

Past Speak Up Reports

Boston Globe News in Education Project
The Boston Globe's News in Education is a new and improved version of the Globe's local education program that provides digital subscriptions, classroom lessons and educational materials at no cost to teachers and students through the generosity of Vacation Donation contributors, private donors and corporate sponsors.

IWitness Video Challenge
The IWitness Video Challenge is a national video essay contest for secondary school students in the U.S. and Canada, commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s Oscar winning film, Schindler’s List. Guided by the theme, Ordinary People – Extraordinary Actions, it asks students to develop a video essay that links their own voices to those in IWitness and demonstrates how any individual can take action to make the world a better place. I think that you will find the Challenge meets a number of educational technological goals and ISTE NETS and Common Core standards.

Internet Essentials from Comcast
A program designed to bring the power of the Internet to more students and families across the country. Internet Essentials offers affordable pricing for home computers and internet service to qualifying families. Participating customers get fast home Internet service without price increases; no activation or rental fees; a computer at initial enrollment at reduced cost; and free Internet training, online or in person.

GLOBE Program
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports students, teachers and scientists to collaborate on inquiry-based investigations of the environment and the Earth system working in close partnership with NASA, NOAA and NSF Earth System Science Projects (ESSP's) in study and research about the dynamics of Earth's environment.

Roadkill Project
Pinkerton Academy teacher, Brewster Bartlett's award-winning RoadKill project is designed to engage students and teachers in the scientific monitoring of a specific environmental parameter -- roadkill -- and in doing so, teach them lessons from scientific disciplines ranging from biology to statistics.

NH STEM Equity Pipeline Project
STEM Equity PipelineThe NH DoE has been part of this exciting initiative from the National Alliance for Parnerships in Equity. A team of NH educators from the Career and Technical Education Centers throughout NH have been working to increase opportunitites for women and girls in STEM courses and career pathways.




Last updated February 27, 2017