NHSSWA Meeting Minutes May 13, 2020

New Hampshire School Social Workers Association 

May 13, 2020

Board Meeting: 3:00pm-3:30pm

Collaborative  Meeting: 3:30-4:30pm

Meeting Location: VIRTUAL MEETING


ZOOM Information: 



NOT WORKING….Courtney will send out a Google Meet invite ~ 


The ZOOM link is not working, please log on to Google Meet using this link ~ 




NHSSWA Collaborative Hours & Annual Meeting • 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Welcome & Introductions ~ 

  • Please Mute Yourself, Please Use The Chat Box To Ask Questions
  • Your Name, School, Last day of school, and something positive


Check In ~ How is everyone doing? ~ Goals for 2020-2021 School Year


NH NASW Updates: 





Officer/Board Voting Results:

Courtney Porter, President

Sheelu Joshi Flegal, Secretary

Jocelyn Jerry-Wolcott, Treasurer

Julie Barbick, At-Large Board Member

Cynthia Collea, At-Large Board Member

Laurie Ekberg, At-Large Board Member

Elin Pelland, At-Large Board Member

Kaitlyn Schena, At-Large Board Member 


Case Review/Peer Consultation: 


Other Business: 

  • ZenDen 
    • Classroom for self-regulation that is staffed all day long by ESPs (paraprofessional)
  • See Saw: https://web.seesaw.me/
  • Courtney will send out a certificate for peer consultation hours
    • Courtney got a cool shirt for Social Workers #essential, from Ink Factory in Claremont
  • Lot of School Social Worker positions on Indeed and School Spring
  • Working on revamping our website (Bee Balm Productions), part of the website will be a place for resources, membership info
  • In the fall we will be refocusing what our goals are:
    • Revising our bylaws
      • Dues
      • Growing and retaining membership, so we will be sending out a survey to gather feedback from members
        • We want to better serve members
  • Working this summer to get some things done

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