NDPC/N Headlines

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 »

Bob Collins Elected Chairman of the Board of the National Dropout Prevention Network

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — Bob Collins, former Superintendent of the Grossmont Union High School District, and retired Chief Academic Officer and Regional Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified  School District, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the National Dropout Prevention Network, a national nonprofit agency located at Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Collins is a… Read more »

Major Research Study Confirms Effectiveness of Dropout Prevention Strategies

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — The technical report of a new, major research study of dropout prevention strategies provides evidence of the effectiveness of these strategies in addition to presenting educators with valid scientific evidence that will enable them to select the best options for combating dropout problems in their schools and school districts.NDPC/N logo The widely… Read more »

Dr. Lawrence R. Allen Honored With the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention by the National Dropout Prevention Center

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Clemson, SC – Dr. Lawrence R. Allen, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the College of Health, Education, and Human Development (HEHD) at Clemson University, is the recipient of the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention, given annually by the National Dropout Prevention Center to an individual who has made… Read more »

Ray McNulty, Dean of the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University to Guest on National Dropout Prevention Center/Network’s Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Webcast

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

CLEMSON, SC (February 2, 2015) — Ray McNulty, Dean of the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University, will discuss Competency-Based Learning as a guest on the February 10, 2015, episode of Solutions to the Dropout Crisis, produced by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and Clemson Broadcast Productions. Solutions to the Dropout Crisis… Read more »

Alaskan Educator Kelly Tonsmeire Recognized By National Dropout Prevention Network with Crystal Star Award of Excellence

Monday, January 12th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) recognized Kelly Tonsmeire as a recipient of the 2014 Crystal Star Award of Excellence for his contributions in the field of dropout prevention. Tonsmeire has devoted the past three decades of his career to providing leadership throughout the state in several critical areas of dropout prevention. Tonsmeire… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and ClemsonTV Establish New Partnership to Increase Audience for Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Webcast

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

  CLEMSON, SC – The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) at Clemson University and ClemsonTV have announced a new collaborative partnership to increase the webcast audience for NDPC/N’s long-playing professional learning series, Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. UPDATE: This program, originally scheduled for a January 13th airing, has been postponed due to inclement weather at… Read more »