Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!
New Hampshire Partners in Education enhances and enriches the education of children through recognizing and celebrating school volunteerism.
Keynote Speaker: Cassie Yackley, Psy.D.Cassie Yackley, Psy.D. has spent more than 25 years committed to understanding and effectively addressing the impact of traumatic/adverse experiences on children, caregivers/families, and systems. She brings together recent discoveries from developmental neuroscience, attachment, implementation science, and reflective practice to help audiences develop skills of relationship and self-awareness in ways that transform organizations, promote staff professional growth and wellness, and improve outcomes for the consumers they serve.
She believes that people are more than their symptoms, which are our body's and mind's ways of dealing with overwhelming adversity.
Cassie’s projects have included: Partners for Change, working with NH Child Protective Services and Juvenile Justice to both actualize their commitment to trauma-informed care and more effectively coordinating efforts across systems; Safe Schools, Healthy Students, providing training in trauma-informed practices for five major NH school systems; Growing Healthy Families, developing sustainable capacity for ongoing training of NH mental health providers in Child Parent Psychotherapy one of the few evidenced-based treatments for children six and under and their caregivers; Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Services, Pre-school Technical Assistance Network, & State Systemic Improvement Plan, where she is developing a sustainable network of training and support for early-childhood care providers and pre-school teachers and staff. She has developed training and provided consultation with organizations and systems making the shift to a reflective, trauma-informed stance including NH DCYF, NH Hospital, Crotched Mountain Rehabilitative Center, and several schools and school districts. Yackley served 10 years as Director and Chief Psychologist for an APA-accredited doctoral intern program and continues to tremendously enjoy teaching and supervising growth-minded professionals.
2019 Parent Volunteer of the Year
Iber Holmes Gove Middle School - Raymond, NH
2019 Northern Region Adult Volunteer of the Year
Groveton High School, Northumberland, NH
2019 Southern Region Adult Volunteer of the Year
Merrimack High School, Merrimack, NH
2019 Student Volunteer of the Year
Winnacunnet High School. Hampton, NH
2019 Blue Ribbon Schools
Recognizes the extraordinary efforts of school volunteers for the achievements realized during the 2018-2019 school year.
2019 Gold Circle Partnership Schools
The Gold Circle Award celebrates the valuable partnerships that schools and volunteer programs have with local businesses. By receiving volunteer and other resource support from organizations in their community, schools are able to balance resources to provide their students with the best educational experience possible.