NDPC/N Headlines

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 »

WIN Learning & National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Partnership

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC—In an effort to close the large and lingering gaps in graduation rates for many groups of disengaged or disadvantaged students, WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), the nation’s leader in school dropout prevention, have formed a strategic partnership to help students recognize the… Read more »

Sandy Addis named Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY NEWSSTAND — Sandy Addis has been named director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network at Clemson University. Addis joined the NDPC/N staff as associate director in 2013, bringing with him more than 40 years of experience in public education as a teacher, counselor, coach, principal, system-level administrator and regional educational service agency director. Addis has… Read more »

AdvancePath Academics & National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Partnership

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC – AdvancePath Academics, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 alternative education solutions, and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), the nation’s leader in school dropout prevention resources, have launched a School Service Partnership. The agreement reflects the shared mission of both organizations to provide enhanced academic and life opportunities for disengaged and disenfranchised… Read more »