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The NHDOE is committed to helping students, parents, and educators (including teachers, principals, superintendents, and school communities) meet the educational needs of each student. This site provides a wealth of data and information about the NHDOE's programs, services, and initiatives at the fingertips of every citizen.

Tate Aldrich, 2017 NH Teacher of the Year
(pictured: Tate Aldrich, Elizabeth Lichtenberg, 2015 NH Teacher of the Year and Ashley Preston, 2016 NH Teacher of the Year)
Commissioner of Education Virginia M. Barry, Ph.D., announced that Tate Aldrich,
an English teacher at Laconia High School, is the
2017 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal

SAT Educator Portal Graphic

Video that helps convey the accessibility of using data



August 31, 2016
Governor Hassan, Commissioner Barry Announce Department of Education Awarded $12 Million Federal Children’s Behavioral Health Grant

August 26, 2016
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Recipients Announced

August 25, 2016
2016 SAT Statewide Assessment and Benchmarks

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Public forums for teachers & parents to learn about the direction for our new K-12 NH Science Standards are being held across the State.

Career and technical education addresses the skills gap (NH Business Review)

If you want to learn more about the NH Alternative 4 and 5 certification requirements there is a PowerPoint on the Credentialing Web site that will walk you through then process. You will find it very helpful whether you are a teacher, administrator or just interested in learning more.

New Hampshire Vision 2.0 - A Blueprint to Scale Competency-based Education across a PreK-20 System

The Top 5 Actions Schools Can Take to Prevent Substance Abuse

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