professional development

NHSAA Professional Development Program for 2020-21

The NHSAA Professional Development Committee has worked hard to develop a varied agenda that builds on our traditionally strong program themes while adding new and unique professional development opportunities.

 Best Practices Conference on Social Emotional Learning Conference, September 22-24, 2020 :  Our calendar year beings in  September with our Best  Practices in SEL Conference, moved from its original Spring 2020 date due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

 Bradley F. Kidder Law Conference, October 7-8, 2020: This year we are again co-sponsoring the Bradley F. Kidder Law Conference at  the beginning of  October in cooperation with the New  Hampshire School Boards Association and the New Hampshire Council of School  Attorneys.


 Best Practices Conference on School Operations, Finance & Business Leadership, October 27-29, 2020:  Our third program of  the year is the popular Best Practices Conference on School Operations, Finance & Business Leadership, moved to late October from its  September 2019 date.


 Excellence through Equity Conference, November 18-19, 2020: Back by popular demand is the 2nd Annual Excellence  through Equity Conference,  expanding to include concurrent sessions in addition to keynote speeches.

 34th Annual Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, January 11-15, 2021:  *This event was moved from its early December dates due to COVID-19 - In cooperation with the New  Hampshire Society for Technology in Education, Technology and in collaboration with the New Hampshire Chief Technology Officers Council  and the NH School Library Media Association, the 34th annual CMTC conference will be held via various online platforms including Zoom and Remo.

 Legislative Review - Part 1, February 1, 2021 (half-day):  The first half of a review of the new legislative issues being presented in the  2021 session.


 Best Practices in Personnel Leadership, March 8, 2021: An important annual program delving into personnel management issues as  well as new developments in state laws and regulations.

 Legislative Review - Part 2, March 22, 2021 (half-day):The conclusion of a review of the new legislative issues being presented in the  2021 session as well as planning and strategy discussions.

 Innovations in Learning Conference, April 7-8, 2021: Typically held in fall, but shifted to accommodate the response to the  pandemic, the 2021 Innovations in Learning program will focus on ways  to infuse new and innovative strategies into the classroom.

        Watch for our notifications that will alert you as to when registrations to our conferences and events open.

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(Please review the above Professional Development Program link for dates and events.)