NDPC/N Headlines

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 »

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 »