This tutorial provides guidance to individuals, including administrators and teachers, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. It is important for educators to be trained so that they can react if they are ever confronted with an active shooter situation.  As these situations evolve quickly, quick decisions could mean the difference between life and death. The information presented in this tutorial is summarized in the booklet titled “Active Shooter: How To Respond,” published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  The booklet provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, who become involved in an active shooter situation, and discusses how to react when law enforcement responds. The contents of this tutorial are freely available from the FEMA Management Institute.

The purpose of Developing Your Lau Plan for English Language Learners is to offer information and support to local education agencies (LEAs) about the federal responsibilities and state guidance regarding educational services for English Learners.  In the Lau vs. Nichols Supreme Court Decision of 1974, the federal government determined LEAs are required to identify its ELLs, to design an effective program, to employ appropriate personnel, to align the instruction to state and local content standards, and to provide ongoing assessments to ascertain growth in English language proficiency and in the comprehension of academic content.


This online tutorial will provide you with some basic knowledge and skills necessary for being an effective substitute teacher. Proper preparation before substituting in a school or district will greatly increase your confidence and comfort level when facing the students who will be with you in the classroom. This tutorial is designed to help you better understand the conditions and responsibilities necessary for being a substitute teacher. You will get a brief overlook of the situation in education today and understand how teachers and students fit into the changing landscape. You will explore some basic skills and techniques for teaching lessons to students and review some strategies for managing any behavioral issues that you may encounter. Finally, you will get a basic understanding of the kinds of required policies and procedures that schools require, including the NH required pupil safety policy. As you complete each unit of the tutorial, you will be asked to submit an online assessment. Once your assessments for all of the units are submitted and evaluated, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 5 hours of professional development for this tutorial training. This certificate can be used to demonstrate to your school(s) that you have completed basic training in substitute teaching.

In an effort to assist schools in providing training for ALL school related employees, volunteers, substitute teachers and others, the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Program and the NH e-Learning for Educators Project, both programs of the New Hampshire Department of Education, have developed this short and simple tutorial training for bullying awareness. This tutorial is divided into three sections: Understanding Bullying, the Impact of Cyberbullying, and Understanding the New Hampshire Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention act. As you complete each unit of the tutorial, you will be asked to submit an online assessment. Once your assessments for all three units are submitted and evaluated, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 3 hours of professional development for this tutorial training. This certificate can be used to demonstrate to your school(s) that you have satisfied the required basic training in bullying awareness and prevention. Additional professional development opportunities should be offered through your school, district, or SAU, annually.

In an effort to assist schools in providing training for ALL school related employees, volunteers, substitute teachers and others, the NH e-Learning for Educators Project at the New Hampshire Department of Education developed this simple tutorial training on developing a three tiered bullying prevention program. This tutorial is divided into four units. As you complete each unit of the tutorial, you will be asked to submit an online assessment. Once your assessments for all four units are submitted and evaluated, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 5 hours of professional development for this tutorial training. This certificate can be used to demonstrate to your school(s) that you have satisfied the required basic training in bullying awareness and prevention. Additional professional development opportunities should be offered through your school, district, or SAU, annually.

This online tutorial will provide you with some basic knowledge and skills necessary for being an effective substitute teacher. Proper preparation before substituting in a school or district will greatly increase your confidence and comfort level when facing the students who will be with you in the classroom. This tutorial is designed to help you better understand the conditions and responsibilities necessary for being a substitute teacher. You will get a brief overlook of the situation in education today and understand how teachers and students fit into the changing landscape. You will explore some basic skills and techniques for teaching lessons to students and review some strategies for managing any behavioral issues that you may encounter. Finally, you will get a basic understanding of the kinds of required policies and procedures that schools require, including the NH required pupil safety policy. As you complete each unit of the tutorial, you will be asked to submit an online assessment. Once your assessments for all of the units are submitted and evaluated, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 5 hours of professional development for this tutorial training. This certificate can be used to demonstrate to your school(s) that you have completed basic training in substitute teaching.

Students in the 21st Century must be creative and resourceful critical thinkers, effective problem-solvers, and life-long learners. In order for students to be successful learners that have these skills, teachers must be effective and relevant in their learning and teaching. They must be groundbreaking pioneers and visionary leaders in their schools and communities. Pioneering leaders model good practices in their ability to use today's tools and technologies productively, understand how to access and use information effectively, and commit to be active collaborators in our global society. With so much to do every day, teachers often fall behind with their desires to keep up to date with the newest technologies and practices. Lack of skills and basic understanding can often be frustrating and prevent you from using current technologies effectively. In this tutorial, you will explore some basic skills necessary for effective use of technologies in the digital age. You will examine ten basic technology skills that can help you improve how you understand and use technology, from basic hardware and productivity tools to web browsers and software applications. This self-paced tutorial will allow you to explore these skills in your own time, and at your own pace, to help increase your comfort level and move you from novice to beginner.

In an effort to assist schools in providing training for ALL school related employees, volunteers, substitute teachers and others, the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Program and the NH e-Learning for Educators Project, both programs of the New Hampshire Department of Education, have developed this short and simple tutorial training for bullying awareness. This tutorial is divided into three sections: Understanding Bullying, the Impact of Cyberbullying, and Understanding the New Hampshire Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention act. As you complete each unit of the tutorial, you will be asked to submit an online assessment. Once your assessments for all three units are submitted and evaluated, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 3 hours of professional development for this tutorial training. This certificate can be used to demonstrate to your school(s) that you have satisfied the required basic training in bullying awareness and prevention. Additional professional development opportunities should be offered through your school, district, or SAU, annually.
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