NDPC/N Headlines

National Dropout Prevention Network Board Member Named Superintendent of Schools for Los Angeles County Office of Education

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Clemson, S.C. (April 8, 2016) – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) is pleased to recognize Dr. Debra Duardo’s appointment as superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE). Dr. Duardo serves as the current NDPN Vice Chair, Executive Committee, and was formerly the Recording Secretary, Executive Committee. In August 2016, Dr. Duardo… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network and National Alternative Education Association Join Forces

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Clemson, S.C. (March 4, 2016) – The National Dropout Prevention Center/ Network (NDPC/N) announced a collaborative partnership between the NDPC/N and the National Alternative Education Association (NAEA) to address dropout prevention and recovery strategies. The announcement was made by Dr. Sandy Addis, Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, and Ms. Kay Davenport, President of… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Network and Edgenuity Announce Innovation Partnership

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Clemson, SC (February 18, 2016) — The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) and Edgenuity have formed a strategic alliance as part of the organizations’ shared commitment to help reduce the nation’s dropout rates and to enable students to graduate successfully from high school. Edgenuity is the sixth organization to become an NDPN Innovation Partner. “Combating… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Network Recognizes Nine Graduates of Its National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

National Dropout Prevention Network Recognizes Nine Graduates of Its National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program Four Graduates Presented Certificates at the 2016 At Risk Youth FORUM in Myrtle Beach, SC Clemson, SC (February 16, 2016)—The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) recognized the nine graduates of its National Dropout Prevention Specialist (NDPS) certification program during its… Read more »

Rev. James Davis Receives the Governor and Mrs. Richard W Riley Award For Excellence in Dropout Prevention

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

REV. JAMES DAVIS RECEIVES THE GOVERNOR AND MRS. RICHARD W. RILEY AWARD of EXCELLENCE IN DROPOUT PREVENTION Clemson, S.C. (February 16, 2016) – Rev. James F. Davis of Ware Shoals, South Carolina, is the 2016 recipient of the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention. Each year, at the At-Risk Youth… Read more »

Kentucky Career Education to Receive Grant from Toyota USA Foundation

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Clemson, S.C. (January 26, 2016) – Kentucky is one of three states that will share a $1.5 million grant recently awarded to the National Dropout Prevention Network to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and manufacturing careers. The three-year-long project is designed to engage students underrepresented in STEM and manufacturing, with… Read more »

Orange Bowl Rivals Join Forces on Native American Education

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Clemson University and the University of Oklahoma may be intense rivals in college football, particularly this year with the Capital One Orange Bowl at stake. But they are partners in what arguably is a more important arena: reducing the dropout rate of Native American high school students. Clemson’s National Dropout Prevention Center will be in… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Network Celebrates First Graduates of Its National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program

Monday, December 14th, 2015

National Dropout Prevention Network Celebrates First Graduates of Its National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program Two Middle Georgia Educators Continue Efforts in Combatting Dropout Clemson, SC—The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) recognized the first two graduates of its National Dropout Prevention Specialist (NDPS) certification program during its recent national conference in San Antonio, TX. These first… Read more »

2015 NDPN Conference Attracts Attendance From Across the Nation

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Clemson, SC (October 29, 2015) – The 2015 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference was held in San Antonio, Texas, October 25-28, 2015. The conference was the nation’s largest convening of education leaders and dropout prevention practitioners on the topic of improving K-12 graduation rates in recent years. The conference was attended by over 800 participants… Read more »