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Learn, Celebrate & Network: Upcoming Opportunities

New Hampshire’s early childhood organizations have been very busy advocating on behalf of the state’s youngest citizens, their caregivers and their teachers. Check out these upcoming opportunities to learn, celebrate and network with early childhood professionals in the heart of the Granite State!

Community Action Forums coming soon to a school near you

Community_Conversations_Flyer_08292016-rev3Don’t forget! Impact Monadnock, Monadnock Region school districts, and River Valley Community College will be hosting Monadnock Region Community Action Forums on Early Childhood in the upcoming weeks.

These forums will offer:

  • Opportunities for communities to make their voices heard about the challenges facing our young children and families and how best to tackle them.
  • Opportunities to create understanding and awareness of the importance of investing in early childhood as a way to improve the overall well-being of the Monadnock Region.

Forums will be facilitated by New Hampshire Listens, a civic engagement initiative of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. New Hampshire Listens works at the local and state level to support civil, public deliberation of complex issues affecting everyday lives.

Click on the flyer to see the complete listing of dates and locations.

Advocates, Educators Participate in Mind in the Making Training Institute in Keene

Thirty-three early childhood advocates and educators participated in the first Mind in the Making Training Institute in New Hampshire. During this 3-day institute, which took place at the Alumni Center at Keene State College, the attendees learned about, and directly experienced, the Seven Essential Life Skills Modules, in preparation to become Community Facilitators, and eventually go on to teach these skills to others. The Seven Essential Life Skills are: Focus and Self Control, Perspective Taking, Communicating, Making Connections, Critical Thinking, Taking on Challenges, and Self-Directed, Engaged Learning.