[NHDOE-ETNews] ETNews: Free HANDS-ON Bookshare and Read & Write Gold NH Regional Trainings

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Wed Sep 25 09:01:02 EDT 2013


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Welcome back to a phenomenal new school year! Let's start it off right with FREE training to support educators and students. Register for one of the free HANDS-ON Bookshare and Read & Write Gold NH Regional Trainings. These trainings are provided to you by Assistive Technology for Education, LLC and the NH Department of Education, and are made possible by the NHAIM and NH Audiobook programs. (A free single license of Read and Write Gold is available for all NH schools, we will be using the free trial. If your school has not yet attended a training to receive the license, you can receive your license at the training). Bookshare is free for all schools to use. Both programs provide accessible instructional materials and support for audio books, text to speech, digital learning materials (handouts/ worksheets/ books), study skills, and more.

This training is open to all NH educators, administrators, TVI's, support staff, related therapists, library/ media specialists, IT's, Family members and others working with students to access textbooks, instructional materials and audiobooks. If you have attended a previous training/ demonstration, you are welcome to attend this hands-on training for follow-up support and skills. Please Forward this on to others who may be interested.

Participants will be responsible for bringing a charged laptop and an iPad if they choose. You will need to download free software prior to the training; instructions will be provided(emailed) upon registration.

All regional trainings are being held from 4:00-7:00pm, refreshments will be provided.
You may now register below for the following dates and locations:

11/4/13 in Laconia, or 11/19/13 in Conway. To Register for Laconia or North Conway, Click Here<https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=PI5MKgEUtJeZM0u4IC8erQ>.

There are still a few seats remaining in other Locations Below:

9/30 in Portsmouth, 10/15 in Nashua, 10/23 in Keene, 10/28 in Bretton Woods/ North Country, 11/1 in Manchester.
Please Register  for these locations by Clicking Here: Register Here<https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=85d1%2AYYso%2A1rlABjfH12gg>

I recommend sending 3-4 professionals from a school who will continue in-house professional development for your school.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed., ATP
Assistive Technology Professional, RESNA certified
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