New Hampshire Resources

New Hampshire Resources

Federal Resources for New Hampshire

Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) State Network: New Hampshire
Established by the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education, the Technical Assistance (TA) Center on PBIS is charged with providing schools capacity-building information and TA for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective schoolwide disciplinary practices. This page of the Center’s Web site includes contact information for New Hampshire’s PBIS coordinators and facilitators and its designated TA Center partner.

State Resources for New Hampshire

Advancement Project: Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track: Web Site and State Map
Advancement Project works at both the national level and with grassroots organizations nationwide to examine, expose, and reform practices that lead to the criminalization of students. It also works to build capacity for community-led work and build bridges among those working to end the school-to-prison pipeline. This map presents State-based activities, resources, and news related to the school-to-prison pipeline.


Bullying and Cyber Bullying Resources

(New Hampshire Department of Education)

This Web site links to a variety of resources on bullying.


Character Education Partnership: New Hampshire
Character Education Partnership (CEP) is a national advocate for the character education movement. This site provides information about character education efforts in New Hampshire, including links to State Schools of Character (SSOC)—schools identified as having reached a standard of excellence within their States in the area of character development, information for those interested in applying to become an SSOC, and contact information for the State’s character education coordinator.


National Center for School Engagement Truancy Program Registry
The National Center for School Engagement provides a registry of truancy reduction programs by State, and includes detailed information about each program including contact information and evidence of effectiveness. Searches can also be narrowed by keywords, grade level, evidence of effectiveness, and more.


National Center on Response to Intervention: RTI State Database: New Hampshire
Response to Intervention (RTI) integrates assessment and interventions to maximize student achievement and reduce behavior problems. This database provides locally-developed (by States, territories, or districts) resources on a number of topics related to RTI, including behavior management, disproportionality, and cultural and linguistic competence. The resources, which range from policy documents and briefs to trainings and tools, are provided in an effort to share examples and information across States. Site visitors can search the database by State, topic (e.g., disproportionality, cultural and linguistic diversity), grade level, resource type, and/or audience.


National School Climate Center: School Climate Policies and Laws Database: New Hampshire
This database contains information about laws and policies designed to address school climate and bullying prevention in each State. From this database, users can generate profiles of State policies for school climate and bullying prevention efforts, and view reports on State policies on these two issues. 


NH RESPONDS: Professional Development for Excellence in Education

(New Hampshire Department of Education)

NH RESPONDS was a 5-year (9/1/2007–12/1/2012) federally funded grant awarded to the NHDOE. The goals of the grant included reforming and improving personnel preparation systems by designing, delivering, and evaluating scientifically based practices in two areas: response to intervention systems of positive behavioral interventions and supports, and providing secondary transition supports for students at risk for school failure. This page provides a variety of resources related to the initiative.


Responding to Critical Incidents in Schools: A Behavioral Health Plan

(NH Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team)

This document serves as a guide for schools and school districts looking to enhance their capacity to respond to behavioral health aspects of critical incidents (defined as any incident that might impact the emotional functioning of members of the school community, including students, faculty, and parents) in an effective and compassionate manner.


The New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Supports

The New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Supports (NH CEBIS) engages schools and other youth-serving organizations in developing strategic systems and practices that promote the behavioral, social-emotional, and academic growth of all children.  NH CEBIS provides professional development, support, and resources for educators and people who interact with children, and conducts research on the impact of positive behavioral supports.

Youth Law Project

The Youth Law Project (YLP) works with children and teenagers who are facing delinquency or Children in Need of Services (CHINS) petitions, as well as those who are at risk of having such petitions filed against them. The YLP seeks to get these young people the educational, health, mental health, and other services necessary to stay in their homes and communities and out of the juvenile justice system.