What is an ELO?
An Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) is a credit-bearing learning experience that takes place outside the traditional classroom.
News & Notes
October is NH Manufacturing Month
October is NH Manufacturing Month. In previous years, high school and middle school students went on field trips to visit local manufacturers. This year, there will be virtual visits to manufacturers. The events will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 am and 1-2 pm starting October 5th. Manufacturing Month flyer with contact information
All In for All Students: NHSCA Virtual Conference Oct 15, 2021
The New Hampshire School Counselors Association (NHSCA) Annual Conference is October 15, 2021 and will be offered virtually. ELO Coordinators who have attended past conferences recommend it highly to enhance your work with students. The keynote speaker is Brooklyn Raney, author of One Trusted Adult: How to Build Strong Connections & Healthy Boundaries with Young People. NHSCA conference information
NH Hospitality Month will return in April 2022
2021 ELO Coordinator of the Year
The New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunity Network (NH ELON) selected Sanborn Regional High School’s Kerrie Alley-Violette as the recipient of the 2021 New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunity Coordinator of the Year Award. This award is sponsored by the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association.
Mrs. Alley-Violette, a business and technology teacher for the school, coordinates all Career Pathways and Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) programs for students. These provide a vast array of career exploration and credit-bearing learning opportunities for students to pursue outside of school, ranging from job shadows and career speakers series to industry tours and credit-bearing internships and other extended learning opportunities. Each year, hundreds of students take advantage of work-based learning programming developed by Mrs. Alley-Violette.
Managing Your ELO Program During COVID-19
Fifteen minute video overview with the voices of students, teachers and community partners.
Four New Hampshire students talk about their ELOs in a 4:18-minute video.
Next Steps NH Project
This site is a resource for ELO development in New Hampshire and was supported 2012-2018 by the Next Steps NH project. It is currently supported by the New Hampshire Department of Education.
Next Steps NH provided professional development and coaching to selected New Hampshire high schools for the purpose of increasing the graduation rate of students with disabilities, and students at risk.
The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, H323A120003. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. (Project Officer, Corinne Weidenthal)
Publications on this website that were not developed by Next Steps NH may have their own copyright rules. Check the individual document for specifics.