NDPC/N Headlines

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 »

National Dropout Prevention Network and Catapult Learning, Inc. Form Alliance to Address Dropout Prevention and Recovery Strategies

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Clemson, SC—(October 6, 2015) – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) and Catapult Learning, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of K−12 contracted instructional services, have formed an alliance to address dropout prevention and recovery strategies. The announcement was made today by Dr. Sandy Addis, Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), and Stuart Udell,… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Message is Shared Nationally and Globally

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Message is Shared Nationally and Globally This fall, representatives of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) are sharing research findings and graduation rate improvement strategies from coast to coast and with leaders of other nations. NDPC/N’s release of new research revealing impact measures of effective strategies along with the popularity… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Network and BrightBytes Form Strategic Alliance

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Clemson, SC (September 15, 2015) — The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) and BrightBytes 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 from high school ready for college and career. Through the NDPN and BrightBytes partnership, the two… Read more »

National Dropout Prevention Network and ViziTech USA Form Partnership to Help Improve Student Learning Outcomes

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Clemson, SC (September 10, 2015) – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) and ViziTech USA, a high-tech training and education company, have formed a partnership to help improve student learning outcomes and reduce the nation’s dropout rate. ViziTech USA, based in Eatonton, GA, is a state-of-the-art training and education company, specializing in 3D and interactive/augmented… Read more »

New Webinar: High School Graduation Coaches in Rural Dropout Prevention

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Webinar Date: September 17, 2015 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT Register Here About the Webinar:  This webinar will examine how rural schools are using graduation coaches to help students earn a high school diploma. Guest presenters will share strategies and lessons learned from three programs including an initiative from Georgia that was adapted for use… Read more »

Toyota USA Foundation Awards Grant to National Dropout Prevention Network for Three-State Career Readiness Program

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Toyota USA Foundation Awards Grant to National Dropout Prevention Network for Three-State Career Readiness Program  Multiyear Initiative Aims to Decrease Dropout Rates and Provide 21st Century Workforce Readiness Skills to 24,000 High School Students in New York, Kentucky, and Mississippi  Clemson, SC—(September 3, 2015)—The Toyota USA Foundation announced a three-year, $1.5 million grant for the National… Read more »

Dr. Steven L. Paine, Former West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Elected to Board of Directors of National Dropout Prevention Network

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Clemson, SC—(August 24, 2015)—Dr. Steven L. Paine has joined the Board of Directors of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN). Paine, who served for six years as West Virginia’s 25th superintendent of schools, is a nationally recognized educator credited with transforming the state’s public school instructional program. “We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Paine as a… Read more »

New Webinar: Recovery and Reengagement Strategies in Rural Contexts

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Webinar Date: July 23, 2015 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT Register Here About the Webinar:  In rural settings, recovery and reengagement programs must adapt to remote locations, transportation issues, scarce funding resources, and small populations. Local cultural and value systems must also be considered and addressed if dropouts are to be attracted to and… Read more »