Living in New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a great place to live and work. Whether you prefer the population centers of the southeast cities and towns, an hour from Boston, the rural north country near the Canadian border, or any of the attractive and enticing regions in between, New Hampshire offers a quality of life that is hard to beat. Four season recreation opportunities are never far away. If you can do it on a mountain, in the woods, on a river, lake or ocean, in any season, indoors or outdoors, you can do it in New Hampshire. Arts, cultural, educational and historical opportunities abound and are accessible throughout the state.
To learn more about travel and tourism in New Hampshire visit www.visitnh.gov
Where to LookEdJobs NH - www.edjobsnh.com is a job listing website maintained by The NH School Administrators Association.
SchoolSpring - www.schoolspring.com is used by many districts and contains multiple listings often not found elsewhere.
NH Department of Education - These sites can also be accessed through the NH Department of Education website. www.education.nh.gov
Newspapers - Jobs for school psychologists are generally advertised in daily and weekly newspapers. Both print and online editions are worth checking, as listings may differ.
When to Look - While positions may be advertised year round, most new positions begin to be advertised in late March or April. This coincides with the approval of school district budgets at District meetings in March. Positions will continue to be announced throughout the spring and summer, and sometimes into the fall.
Becoming a School Psychologist in NHSchool psychologists are certified by the New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Credentialing. There are 5 paths to certification as an educator in NH, known as ‘alternatives.’ Alternatives I and II will apply to most individuals seeking certification.
In March 2020, Governor Sununu signed legislation that created a new license for school psychologists under the NH Board of Psychology (BOP). Please visit the BOP page for updated information on this license. All DOE credentialed school psychologists in NH at the time the law was signed were automatically granted this license. New applicants will need to apply directly to the BOP. This license is not required to practice school psychology in NH, but is required for school districts to seek Medicaid to Schools reimbursement for school psychology services.
Steps to Certification in NH