Our mission is to support New Hampshire's out of school time professionals in their work to create high quality, innovative programs for school age children and youth.
ACROSS NH TRAINING:
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 call (603) 206-6848 or email email@example.com.
Free Web Based School Age Trainings Available
Through our grant funding from the NH Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration, ACROSS NH is thrilled to announce the opportunity for free school age trainings for the OST community in NH. There are six (6) different trainings available:
1. Kids and Tweens: Managing School Age Student Behavior
2. Helping Hands: Social Emotional Support for School Age Children
3. All Hands On Deck: Supporting School-Age E-Learning in a Child Care Setting
4. Room for All: Inclusion in School-Age Programs
5. Movement and Menus: Physical Activity and Nutrition for School Age Children
6. From the Ground Up: Structuring and Scheduling Your Aftercare Program
How Do I Access the Trainings?
Go to https://www.prosolutionstraining.com/login/ and be sure to select from the approved courses listed for New Hampshire. Be sure to log into your profile.
Can I Get Professional Development Credit in my NHCIS Training Transcript?
Yes! Be sure to log in to your own ProSolutions account profile and enter your 10 digit NHCIS State Registry ID into your profile.
What if I Don't Have a 10 Digit NHCIS State Registry ID?
Then be sure to select the box that says "I CHOOSE TO OPT OUT OF SENING MY COMPLETED TRAINING HOURS TO MY STATE REGISTRY FOR CREDIT”. Then be sure to print your certificates from ProSolutions.
If you have questions regarding the NH Connections Information System go to: https://www.nh-connections.org/providers/nh-professional-registry/.
If you have questions about ProSolutions Trainings go to: https://www.prosolutionstraining.com/content/faqs/.
Free Web Based Health and Safety Trainings Available
The United States Congress reauthorized the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The new law ensures that children are being cared for in healthy and safe environments. States now must require early childhood and afterschool professional child care providers to complete training in 11 specific Health & Safety topics.
All new employees hired after September 30, 2017, must complete the trainings within 90 days of hire
For programs operating for 4 months or less, new employees must complete the training within 2 weeks of hire
The Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration is pleased to offer a web based Health & Safety program that will help you meet these requirements at no cost. Go to https://www.nh-connections.org/providers/health-and-safety-trainings/ to get started. If you have an account in NHCIS, you may access the trainings through your NHCIS account. If you have questions about NHCIS, go to https://www.nh-connections.org/providers/nh-professional-registry/. For additional questions regarding Health and Safety training, please call the Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration at 603-271-4242.
To read Frequently Asked Questions About Health and Safety Requirements, click here.