Distinguished Early Childhood Special Educator
The NH Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce that Tammy Vittum of Fall Mountain Regional School district is serving as the Distinguished Early Childhood Special Educator for the 2015-2016 school year. In addition to being certified as a NH Early Childhood Special Educator, Tammy has been recognized as an Exceptional Needs Specialist through the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.
As a Distinguished Educator, Tammy will be working closely with the Bureau of Special Education, Office of Preschool Special Education to promote improved outcomes for New Hampshire preschool children with disabilities.
The New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education hosted meetings/webinars regarding the re-adoption, with amendments, of the New Hampshire Rules for Education of Children with Disabilities.
Please see the Recorded Webinars and the Stakeholder Input PowerPoint for more information.
New Hampshire Rules For The Education of Children With Disabilities Webinar (September 8, 2015
New Hampshire Rules For The Education of Children With Disabilities Webinar (September 23, 2015)
Stakeholder Input PowerPoint
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