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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 »

Seith Bedard, Director of the Peabody Learning Academy, To Receive National Dropout Prevention Network’s (NDPN) Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

  Clemson, SC – Seith Bedard, Director of the Peabody Learning Academy, an alternative high school in Peabody, MA, will be recognized during the national conference of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) with the organization’s 2014 Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention. Bedard has served Peabody Learning Academy—located 30 miles north of… Read more »

Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear to Receive The National Dropout Prevention Network’s 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and Service

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

CLEMSON, SC – Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear will receive the National Dropout Prevention Network’s (NDPN) 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and Service during the organization’s upcoming national conference in Louisville, KY, it was announced today by Dr. Elizabeth “Beth” Reynolds, Executive Director of NDPN. “Governor Beshear and… Read more »