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ACROSS NH master trainers and professionals provide free trainings statewide throughout the year. Trainings, series, cohorts, conferences, and directors collaboratives are announced in our weekly "ACROSS Your Desk" newsletter. To sign up for the newsletter, or if you have a question regarding training, please email Cathy Hazelton, Assistant Director, at  

ACROSS NH Training Opportunities

ACROSS NH Out of School Time Basics 2023-2024
ACROSS NH is proud to provide free virtual and interactive Out of School Time Basics (OSTB) trainings on the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Ten Core Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • OSTB: "Child & Youth Growth and Development," January 18

  • OSTB: "Learning Environments & Curriculum," February 13

  • OSTB: "Child and Youth Observation and Assessment," October 10 or March 20

  • OSTB: "Relationships and Interactions with Children & Youth," October 23 or April 18

  • OSTB: "Youth Engagement, Voice, and Choice," November 8 or May 23

  • OSTB: "Equity and Inclusion," January 4

  • OSTB: "Family, School, and Community Relationships," February 1

  • OSTB: "Safety and Wellness," March 6

  • OSTB: "Program Planning and Development," April 1

  • OSTB: "Professional Development and Leadership," May 9

These trainings are free thanks to our funding from the NH DHHS and Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration. Click here for the flyer with dates for individual sessions. Register in NHCIS

Topics in SEL: A Training Series
ACROSS NH will provide a series of trainings on key topics of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for staff, directors, site directors, and anyone that works with children and youth in out of school time (OST). You can participate in 1, 2, or all 3 trainings. These trainings are free thanks to our funder the Child Development Bureau and Head Start Collaboration. Register for individual trainings in the NH Connections Information System (NHCIS).


Thursday, December 7, 2023, 6:30-8pm @ Boys & Girls Club of Central NH, 55 Bradley St, Concord, NH

Training One: SEL Topic- Regulation Register in NHCIS

Thursday, March 14, 2024, 6:30-8pm @ Boys & Girls Club of Central NH, 55 Bradley St, Concord, NH

Training Two: SEL Topic- Relationships Register in NHCIS

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 6:30-8pm @ Boys & Girls Club of Central NH, 55 Bradley St, Concord, NH

Training Three: SEL Topic- Skills Register in NHCIS

Social, Emotional, and Mindfulness Learning Community of Practice

At the heart of the OST field are the values of building positive relationships, creating quality learning opportunities, and making contributions to lifelong thriving outcomes for our children and youth. This virtual SEML Community of Practice is for out of school time staff, site directors, and directors. We will focus on the guiding principles of social, emotional, and mindfulness learning in OST programs, share resources, practices, and collaborate with like-minded colleagues. Participants will walk away with a refocused lens on implementing SEL in OST. Register for individual sessions in the NH Connections Information System (NHCIS).

All SEML CoP sessions are on Zoom 10:15-11:30am:

Tuesday, October 17th
Tuesday, November 14th
Thursday, January 11th
Thursday, February 8th
Tuesday, March 13th
Thursday, April 18th
Tuesday, May 7th

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